Opportunities for permanent roles in a range of business sectors

Executive Assistant / Office Manager

lowRISC welcomes applications for the position of Executive Assistant / Office Manager. Working closely with the executive team you will deliver high-quality administrative support,  assist in operational and HR related tasks, and contribute to the overall smooth running of the company. The role will offer an interesting and varied combination of responsibilities. It will be a busy role requiring a high-level of organisation, but one with significant opportunities for you to grow, receive training, and contribute to our continued success. This is a full-time role and you will be based at our Cambridge office.

  • Overseeing operations at our offices on Hills Road, Cambridge
  • Supporting our hiring process by performing initial CV triaging, scheduling interviews, and, where relevant, coordinating with candidates and our immigration lawyers on the visa application process.
  • Providing administrative support to our executive team, including scheduling of meetings. Handling logistics for board meetings and recording the board minutes.
  • Coordinating essential services and suppliers, and providing reception duties for our visitors.

Required skills and experience

  • Demonstrable experience as an Office Manager / board-level Executive Assistant. 
  • Strong and proven administrative abilities and a familiarity with, or an ability to easily learn to use, a wide range of software packages and IT systems.
  • Excellent communication skills, whether by email, verbally or face to face. Capable of clear and pithy communication. Keen to keep people informed and engaged. 
  • The ability to help prepare and edit high-quality written documents and board minutes.
  • Able to maintain a high level of diplomacy and interact with the company’s partners in a professional manner.
  • Motivation to drive improvements in process, policies and procedure. An ability to anticipate requirements and a willingness to suggest new ideas and improvements.
  • Pride in being accurate, productive and very well organised.
  • An ability to work within a rapidly changing environment, cope with many ongoing threads of work and be able to prioritise and re-prioritize as required to ensure their successful and timely resolution.
  • A flexible and enthusiastic approach. 
  • An interest in helping to make the office an efficient, well-organised and desirable place to work.

Applications for this position are considered on a rolling basis and will be reviewed on receipt so early submission is advisable.

We do not discriminate against any employee or candidate because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity or disability.