Executive Assistant

We will be hiring two Executive Assistants for the Future of Humanity Institute (FHI), a multidisciplinary research centre.

We are looking to recruit one Executive Assistant to support the Director of the Institute, Professor Nick Bostrom, and a second Executive Assistant to support Senior Researchers at the Institute including Professor Allan Dafoe, the Director of the Centre for the Governance of AI.

You will provide high-quality, proactive support to them by prioritising actions, conserving their time, and making considered judgments and taking action on their behalf where possible. You will be responsible for a range of administrative processes such as managing correspondence, diaries and travel arrangements; coordinating networking and interactions with journalists and other external parties; and providing financial administrative support.

Candidates are required to have an ability to learn quickly, experience in communicating effectively, excellent writing skills, and an ability to organise and deal with complex arrangements.

Both posts are fixed-term for 2 years from the date of appointment.

You must apply for this post online.

Apply here by 12.00 noon on 13 March 2019.

Director’s Project Manager

We are seeking applications for a full-time Project Manager. The incumbent will perform a critical function advancing FHI’s mission to ensure a long flourishing future. The post is fixed-term for 2 years from the date of appointment.

You will work closely with the Head of Operations to lead and implement a variety of projects as our Institute grows rapidly over the next few years. Projects are expected to cover networking and stakeholder engagement, publication management, and productivity systems. You will act as an ambassador for the FHI internally and externally, and organise workshops, seminars and conferences to further the Director’s research goals.

This is a challenging and high opportunity role. It will benefit from an individual with a proactive mindset, excellent judgment, and the ability to contribute to the range of different projects. Other desired traits include operational and organizational skills, team management experience, and strong written and oral communication skills. The Project Manager will have responsibility for leading and carrying out projects, in line with FHI’s vision. This role will interact with academic and administrative staff at all levels of the university.

This role is not visa eligible, and only applicants who have a right to work in the UK will be eligible.

Apply here by 12.00 noon on 7 March 2019.


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