The University of Manchester EA/PA Network (UoM-PAs) is an internal network set up in 2014 to benefit all PSS EA, PA, Secretaries or Administrators who have a supporting role looking after an academic or executive.
- A cohesive EA/PA community (meet people you only talk to on the phone)
- Improved interpersonal skills / networking
- Sharing ideas and problem solving
- Building confidence
- New role opportunities – event management, venue finding (by assisting the Network Committee)
- Looking ahead - PA-specific CPD (continuous professional development)
Benefits of joining the Network
- Opportunity to attend events
- Learn and develop from industry related guest speakers
- Meet like-minded people
- Access to UoM-PA SharePoint site
Who we are:
Founder: Maria Marsh, Executive Assistant to the Director.
Angel Harper, PA to Professor Mike Smith – Director of the Modelling and Simulation Centre, School of MACE.
Helen Ashworth, was PA to Professor Phil Withers – Henry Royce Institute
Kate Whorlow, EA to the Dean – FBMH
Debbie Mackender, Admin Support – Directorate Office
Since the start of the pandemic the Network has paused events whilst hybrid working - You can find our supportive group 'PA and Administrator Network (incl UoM - PAs)' over on Yammer instead - it is a private group, so send a request to join.