- Position: Departmental Administrator Manager
- Email: J.S.Bhachu@leeds.ac.uk
- Location: 1.26 Charles Thakrah
I’m responsible for the day-to-day running of the Administrative Team within the Management department. This involves working with the Admin to maintain the smooth running of Management needs such as room bookings, printing, documentation, advice etc. I also work with external stakeholders within the university on a regular basis such as HR, Finance, and Facilities to ensure all contractual, payment and logistical issues are dealt with correctly and in an effective manner. Responsible for the Administrative inbox which acts as the first line of enquiries for staff and students. Look after the team structure within the Admin team which involves shaping and developing how we work. This includes updating our Organisation Chart with the ever-changing team numbers within Management. Responsible for maintaining equipment with the Admin team and wider management such as dealing with IT issues and being the first point of contact for queries.
I also act as a PA for the Head of Department which involves organising meetings and arranging face-to-face consultations. sorting travel and taking minutes down which then are distributed to the wider Management team.
Before that, I worked in the NHS as a project manager within Leeds Teaching Hospitals. My main achievement here was managing the process to bring 400 new nurses to Leeds and onto our wards to ensure safe staffing levels during the Covid pandemic. Our nurses came from all over the world including India, the Philippines and even Saint Vincent and Grenadines!