Executive Assistant, London, £137/day, March 2021 (possible extension), DBS required & Government background
Your new company
You will be working for an independent regulator whose purpose is to protect people and the environment – they save lives and are highly regarded both nationally and internationally.
Your new role
As the Programme Director’s Executive Assistant, you will cover a diverse range of activities to support the delivery of the programme’s objectives by making the most effective use of his time and maximising the outputs and outcomes of the Programme.
What you’ll need to succeed
I am seeking highly motivated and experienced Executive Assistant to join my client’s multi-disciplinary Programme team. Successful candidates will be experienced in working with principals in complex and political environments. For instance by being:
Well organised, flexible and able to adapt to a changing busy working environment due to the fast paced programme.Able to manage multiple tasks, often to tight timescales, while remaining calm under pressure with good time management.Confident with excellent communication skills (written and verbal), in a variety of situations and have excellent customer service, particularly experience in dealing with senior stakeholders.Enthusiastic, reliable and able to work as part of a team willing to cover other roles during periods of absence or shortage while being able to prioritise your own tasks.Able to deliver a high-quality and professional service/products in a fast-paced office environment – including proficiency in using Microsoft Outlook and Office.Able to think ahead and use your eye for detail, to anticipate problems and have excellent problem-solving skills so undertake tasks pro-actively using own initiative to make decisions as well as being a good at knowing when to escalate issues.
What you’ll get in return
A long term contract, paying competitively based in London Victoria. You will be helping set up a new regulator, which seeks to improve the safety of the public in work places.
What you need to do now
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