Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary £38,460.00 - £48,677.00 gross per year
  • Leicester


At De Montfort University (DMU), we are an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience.

DMU was awarded Gold in the recent Teaching Excellence Framework. This achievement recognises a range of strengths for which DMU has become well-known: teaching excellence, an outstanding student experience, high student employability, a wide range of volunteering opportunities, a determination to widen participation in higher education, and an unwavering commitment to improving student achievement.

A culturally rich university with a palpable commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Faculty / Directorate

The Enterprise and Business Relations Directorate is an emerging initiative at DMU, with enterprise and innovation at it heart. There is a culture of enterprise embedded across the university amongst Students, Staff and stakeholders through a variety of activities and experiences. In addition, the directorate provides leadership and support for the development of profitable and organisations, by building strategic relationships with organisations and funding bodies. The Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media is home to three specialist schools: School of Computer Science and Informatics, School of Engineering and Sustainable Development, and Leicester Media School. While each School has a distinct identity, together they present a unique, compelling and important critical understanding on the future role of technology in modern life. Courses are taught in professional facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology.

The Faculty’s ambitious research and enterprise plans involve working closely with local, national and international partners, including those in industry. And as within the wider University, there’s a skilled and engaged academic andprofessional workforce.


As Executive Officer you will be responsible for the delivery of a highly effective, professional and confidential executive service in support of the Pro Vice-Chancellor Enterprise (PVC-E) and Dean for Faculty of CEM. This will include collaborating and consulting on cross-university processes and initiatives, supporting members of the Executive Board, working with internal and high-profile external stakeholders to ensure objectives are met and priorities are addressed. You will provide briefings, drive initiatives, track the progress of projects and prepare high level correspondence and reports on behalf of the PVC-E and Dean-CEM with minimal supervision.

Ideal Candidate

This unique role will require you to work with a diverse range of stakeholders; your experience and natural of networking and building relationships with internal and external stakeholders will complement this. Alongside this, you will have a strong ethos of working to high standards, delivering innovative solutions. Your background of working in a senior administrative supporting senior management will demonstrate your excellent communication skills in preparing and delivering speeches, research and strategic-level papers. You will be proficient at delivering projects and demonstrate your experience of supporting executive board members on matters of confidentiality. For more details about this new opportunity please view the full job description/ person specification. To make an application, please submit an online application by clicking on to the ‘apply’ button.

  • education
  • teaching