We are recruiting for a secretary/PA to assist a director in our firm. We are part of a government body and we are looking for a candidate to support us on an ongoing temporary basis.
The role is to provide secretarial and administrative support to the Deputy Director or Head of Operational Function by acting as the primary point of contact and assisting in the management of the day to day running of the division, function or cluster through the key tasks of diary coordination, compilation of correspondence and documents and the organisations of meetings and other engagements.
The job holder will be required to carry out the following responsibilities, activities and duties:
-Manage Deputy Director or Head of Operational Function's Diary
-Supporting the Deputy Director or Head of Operational Function in meeting business requirements by supporting them to resolve conflicting demands in planning schedules
-Efficient maintenance of the Deputy Director or Head of Operational Function's diary ensuring that time management is optimised
-Acting as the first point of contact for the Deputy Director or Head of Operational Function, using initiative and responding to and/or directing queries to the relevant parties
-Acting as a screening point for the Deputy Director or Head of Operational Function's telephone calls, general correspondence and e-mails, highlighting priority work and responding to queries using an understanding of Probation service delivery and the partnership map
-Providing a full range of secretarial and administrative support and assistance to the Deputy -Director or Head of Operational Function, producing a range of material from correspondence to complex confidential reports
-Support planning and finalising of agendas for meetings, overseeing co-ordination and distribution of paperwork
-Taking minutes at senior management meetings and distributing to relevant parties
-Liaising with internal and external colleagues and partners to deal with enquiries and to co-ordinate appointments and engagements
-Contributing towards the organisation and coordination of large scale divisional events
-Coordination and collation of meetings for internal and external attendees, booking rooms, arranging refreshments, preparing material, greeting visitors etc
Due to the nature of the role, a Disclosure Scotland will need to be processed. This does cost £25 upfront to process but you will be reimbursed after 4-6 weeks after working in the booking.
This role is Monday to Friday, 9am till 5pm with an hour for lunch.
Hourly pay; £913ph, paid weekly in arrears.
For more information, please contact Michelle on 01483 302979 or apply today - we're hiring immediately!