PA to Director

  • Location
    Barking, Essex
  • Salary
  • Category
    Public Sector - Public Sector Administration
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a PA to Director to work for a public sector organisation based in East London.

The successful candidate will be required to provide an efficient and effective Personal Assistant function working across departments to maintain the smooth running and coordinated management of the office at Strategic Director level. It is vital that the successful applicant has a flexible and proactive attitude and able to remain calm under pressure. Being an active team player is an essential element to this role. The successful candidate would ideally have management experience as you will be required to manage/supervise other PAs within the team.

Key duties will include

  • Reading, motioning and responding to emails

  • Providing support for an extensive range of meetings. This will include preparing agendas, pre-meeting briefings and meeting papers, noting action points and following them up

  • Arranging travel and accommodation and preparing travel itineraries

  • Draft responses on behalf of the Strategic Director and ensure that correspondence is dealt with with to the highest standard.

  • Receive enquiries on behalf of the Strategic Director as a first point of contact, screen telephone callers, redirecting calls as appropriate, dealing with queries where possible and operate an effective message transfer system keeping the Director informed

  • Undertake staff management and supervisory responsibility, including the recording of absences, appraisal, recruitment, development, welfare, discipline, deployment, motivation, etc.

  • Work closely with the Chief Executive's PA and provide support to the Chief Executive when required

  • Take minutes at meetings and type for distribution

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Sabrina Bigby