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Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

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    Public Sector & Not-for-Profit

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  • Salary:

    £39096 - £42222 per annum

  • Contact:

    Nikki Fisher

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  • Contact phone:

    02921 673 757

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  • Published:

    about 1 month ago

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Executive Assistant to Executive Directors
Permanent with excellent development opportunities and benefits
About the role
The role of the Executive Assistant is to support the Senior Leadership team, the Extended Leadership Team and the wider department helping to ensure the effective operation of the department. Collaborating with people at all levels in relation to Governance, Communications, and more general directorate support.
What you’ll be doing as a Executive Assistant to Executive Directors
  • Manage and ensure effective delivery of communications programme
  • Work closely with the Executives to develop, draft and manage the communications and engagement plan to include internal and external communications.
  • Co-ordinate and create presentations suitable for a variety of stakeholders both internally and externally
  • Optimising the CTO’s time and allowing appropriate time for preparation, focus and completion of allocated actions, either directly or by delegation.  
  • Answer and prioritise incoming correspondence and deal with queries as they arise where authorised to do so and consider handling and advise accordingly.
  • Deal with CTO queries and actions as they arise and track progress of related actions
  • Provide general support to the CTO and Senior Leadership team when required
  • Work closely with the Senior Leadership Team to ensure CTO cover when necessary & ensure queries are dealt with at the appropriate level/person
  • Peruse all incoming board/committee papers for areas of interest or action and flag up accordingly ensuring the CTO has access to all relevant information in a timely manner
  • Manage the Senior IT Directorate Support Officer, set clear goals that align to the IT Strategy and directorate priorities ensuring clear direction and purpose
What you’ll bring to the role as an Executive Assistant to Executive Directors
  • Proven experience of working as an Executive Assistant at Director level
  • Exceptional organisational skills
  • Strong stakeholder management skills and excellent and inclusive communication skills
  • Ability to adjust and adapt to an often quickly changing environment
  • Strong communication skills
  • Staff management experience including managing upwards
Here’s What You’ll Get in Return as an Executive Assistant to Executive Directors
The successful DevOps Engineer will receive the following endless benefits:
A salary of £39096 - £42 222
A flexible working scheme which has no core hours and excellent opportunities for home, part-time and term-time working;
A very generous pension scheme, with low employee contributions;
Eligibility for special and office-wide bonus payments;
Excellent development opportunities;
Opportunities for secondments, both internal and external;
Opportunities to join many civil-service clubs such as the Sports and Social Association, Motoring Club (CSMA), which provide numerous discounts to members
A limited number of free car parking spaces are available on site;
Use of facilities that we share with ONS. These include an on-site gymnasium, shop, restaurant, coffee shop, cash point and hairdressers.
Think this one’s for you
If you think this Executive Assistant to Executive Directors role is for you then apply online to Nikki Fisher at Yolk Recruitment
Yolk Public Sector & Not-for-Profit team works with organisations across the UK to fulfil their recruitment needs and to achieve their D&I objectives. We recruit temporary, contract and permanent hires for 1 off specialist needs or for volume campaigns. We support our applicants to navigate the public sector recruitment processes and secure their dream jobs.
Yolk Recruitment is an equal opportunities employer and embraces diversity in our workforce. We employ the best people for the job at hand and actively encourage applications from all qualified candidates, regardless of gender, age, race, religion, sexual orientation, disability, educational background, parental status, gender identity or any other protected characteristic. We champion and celebrate diversity at Yolk allowing our team to bring their whole selves to work.