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Personal Assistant

  • Location

    Telford

  • Sector:

    Defence

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £24k - 28k per year + range of incentives

  • Contact:

    Jade Whitmore

  • Contact email:

    Jade.whitmore@jonlee.co.uk

  • Contact phone:

    00000

  • Salary high:

    28000

  • Salary low:

    24000

  • Job ref:

    58466

  • Published:

    2 months ago

  • Expiry date:

    2021-08-21

  • Consultant:

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Job title: Personal Assistant (PA)

Telford

Permanent role – £24-£28k depending upon experience

Summary:

We are currently recruiting for a Personal Assistant to work for a leading defence company in Telford. The role of the Personal Assistant (PA) is to provide administrative and secretarial support to members of the Senior Leadership Team and deputise for the EA in their absence.

 This role will see the individual providing diary management, travel co-ordination and administration, sometimes of high volume, to ensure that deadlines are met. The PA will also complete operational and administrative duties, ensuring timely completion and compliance with established internal standards.

Your duties and responsibilities as a Personal Assistant, will be as followed:

  • Managing diaries and organising meetings for the Senior Leadership Team (SLT)
  • Organising travel and preparing travel itineraries
  • Support to organise events and conferences
  • Ensuring the SLT complete tasks and meet deadlines
  • Collating and filing of expenses for SLT
  • Preparing documents,  including data slides and correspondence when required
  • To support the EA and the Business Support function
  • Deputise in the absence of the EA
  • To complete ad-hoc tasks and support in projects when required
  • Ensuring that company policies and procedures are adhered to
  • Act as a liaison and knowledgeable resource for clients and other external contact
  • Maintain effective professional relationships with vendors and business contacts

To be successful in this application, you must have the following:

  • At least 2-5 years of professional experience in a similar or supporting role
  • Ability to Multi-task
  • Discreet and maintain confidentiality at all times
  • Experienced in a broad range of office procedures and processes
  • Experience of working in a global company with multiple sites is desirable
  • IT literate particularly around MS Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint, and capability with other technology platforms
  • Ability to work to tight timelines and able to produce high quality work whilst under pressure
  • Strong organisation skills with the ability to prioritise and manage several different work streams at once without close supervision
  • Proactive in approach, thinks ahead and anticipates and deals with issues without being prompted
  • Numerate with a strong attention to detail, sets high standards for own work
  • Good communication skills including written and verbal
  • A friendly, personable and confident individual

Demand for this role will undoubtedly be high and interviews will be arranged very soon. If you have a minimum of 2 years personal admin experience and are used to working in a fast paced, confidential environment, please apply today. If you have any questions about the personal assistant role, please contact Jade Whitmore at Jonathan Lee Recruitment on 01384 446133

Your CV will be forwarded to Jonathan Lee Recruitment, a leading engineering and manufacturing recruitment consultancy established in 1978. The services advertised by Jonathan Lee Recruitment are those of an Employment Agency.

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