We have an exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant to provide proactive business and administrative support to an Area Director in Epsom. This is a 6 month Fixed Term/Secondment contract to cover maternity leave. The role provides support to senior managers across the directorate to help deliver efficient and effective management for the residents of Surrey.
Tact, confidentiality, discretion and the ability to perform to the highest professional standards are critical, together with the ability to form excellent working relationships both internally and externally, eg. Clinical commissioning groups, district and borough councils, senior managers and peer PAs.
The role will provide comprehensive business and administrative support on a day to day basis to ensure the efficient and effective use of management time. This will include:
- Complex diary management
- Screening incoming calls
- Preparing and responding to emails/correspondence
- Coordinating meetings, conferences and other events
- Preparing meeting papers and agendas, taking minutes, and ensuring actions and recommendations arising from meetings and other activities are followed up
We are looking for someone who:
- Is highly organised
- Has a proactive approach
- Ideally you will have experience of working as a personal assistant to a senior manager
- Experienced minute taker
- Possesses good verbal and written communication skills
- Has the ability to work independently on your own initiative and as part of a busy team
For more information please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job description and person specification.Additional Information
For an informal discussion contact Justine Finan on 07890 547483
We look forward to receiving your application.
The job advert closes at 23:59 on 8th February 2021.
Interviews will take place week commencing 15th February 2021.
From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 26 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years’ service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.
Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.Company Information
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