Personal Assistant (Maternity Cover)

  • Location
    Farnborough, Hampshire
  • Salary
    £ 11 - £ 13 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Consultancy
  • External Reference
    JN-102021-214587
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive PA

Role: Personal Assistant


Duration: Up to 6 Months


Rate: £11 - £13 per hour


Full time or Part time available - no less than 3 days per week.



Home working is available but the successful applicant will be expected to work in the Office based in Farnborough when required.



The opportunity:


To provide high level PA support to members of our Senior Managers and the wider team. Ideal opportunity for someone who wants to work for a personable and fast paced team.



Main Accountabilities:



  • Provide administrative support to the individuals including the production of a variety of documents, mail and presentation materials

  • Manage diaries ensuring efficient use of the individual's time

  • Screen and prioritise incoming communications (which can be highly sensitive), dealing with delegated topics as appropriate

  • Manage and resolve queries on behalf of the individual and get involved in the business activities of the individual by taking accountability for specific tasks

  • Attend meetings as requested to take minutes and follow up actions where appropriate

  • Ensure Head of team is fully prepared to attend meetings i.e. collates all necessary paperwork, ensures action points are covered etc

  • Manage records ensuring effective and efficient filing and retrieval systems

  • Processes invoices/expenses and manages local procurement as required

  • Organise business events, travel & accommodation

  • Handle work of a highly confidential and sensitive nature



Your skills and experience:


* Strong administration experience with excellent organisation skills


* Proactive nature with an eagerness to learn and develop


* Excellent knowledge of PC software packages - including Excel and PowerPoint


* Excellent attention to detail


* The ability to work to pressurised and changing deadlines












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