Executive Assistant to Directors

  • Location
    Carnforth, Lancashire
  • Salary
    £ 25000 - £ 35000 / Year
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive PA
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

Adecco Recruitment are currently recruiting for on behalf of our client, and Executive Assistant to Directors, for a successful and growing organisation based in Carnforth

Full time-Permanent
Working hours 8am to 5pm Monday to Friday
Salary £25-35K dependent on experience28 days holiday including bank holidays

About the Role:

This is a multi-tasking role, combining support to the Directors of the Board and the management of the HR function for the business.


Executive Assistant

  • Providing the highest level of discretion on a comprehensive range of executive assistant support to the Directors.

  • Managing Directors electronic diaries

  • Co-ordinating meetings with multiple diaries

  • Preparing documents in advance of board meetings, circulating agendas and papers in advance of the meetings.

  • Minute taking and chasing up action points

  • Organising travel arrangements when required

  • Supporting Directors in their role and assisting with ad-hoc administrative tasks

HR Duties

  • Work closely with our HR lawyers to provide in house HR support

  • Actively seeking new recruits and co-ordinating the interview processes

  • Preparing contracts for new starters

  • Ensuring full inductions take place for new starters

  • Conducting Exit Interviews for leavers

  • Preparing and keeping job descriptions up to date

  • Maintaining "People HR" up to date with starters/leavers/salary details, managing holidays and sickness.

  • Build and run monthly reports on "People HR" eg, annual leave/ sickness

  • Preparing payroll on a monthly basis with amendments/bonuses/starters/leavers

  • Work with Directors and managers to identify training needs for staff

Key Skills:

  • Good time management and organisational skills

  • Confidentiality

  • Good understanding of Microsoft Office 365, Windows and their related applications.

  • Excellent problem-solving skills

  • Ability to work within deadlines

  • Ability to handle multiple tasks

Candidate requirements:

  • Good GCSE grades in English, Maths

  • Experience working at Board Level

  • Administrative experience of HR functions

Please apply now for immediate consideration

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