Executive Assistant

Job Title: Executive Assistant
Contract Type: Temporary
Location: Livingston
Salary: £11.31 per hour
Start Date: 2019-06-17 00:00:00
Reference: 082104804
Contact Name: Tony Baker
Contact Email:
Job Published: June 17, 2019 16:52

Job Description

Pertemps client, a well-known Public Sector organisation based in Livingston is seeking to recruit a PA on a F/T temporary basis.Purpose of the role:The PA is responsible for providing a wide range of administrative duties that support the delivery of our team goals and objectives.Your new role/Duties:
  • Monitoring and managing the Chief Executive/Strategic Director's mailbox, processing incoming and outgoing mail, prioritising information and filtering e-mails, ensuring that items are appropriately allocated, actioned and followed-up;
  • Providing telephone support for the Chief Executive/Strategic Director and liaising with internal and external stakeholders at all levels on their behalf, to ensure that enquiries are managed and correctly routed
  • Actively managing the Chief Executive/Strategic Director's calendar, making decisions on meeting requests as appropriate and providing logistical support, commissioning and organising relevant briefing packs/papers and ensuring daily meeting papers are correct;
  • Proactive and forward planning of the Strategic Director's time, ensuring urgent matters are identified and highlighted as soon as possible;
  • Providing secretariat support at team and stakeholder meetings for the Chief Executive/Strategic Director, providing logistical support, commissioning and organising relevant briefing packs;
  • Obtain relevant management information and reports as and when necessary;
  • Co-ordinating all material and support (including travel), for meetings and visits offsite;
  • Processing EASEBuy orders and receipting goods and services;
  • Managing electronic filing system in accordance with SG guidance;
  • Assisting in setting up video / telephone conferences and other basic technical assistance;
  • Supporting another Strategic Director in the absence of their PA in addition to your own substantive responsibilities;
  • Building and maintaining excellent working relationships with internal and external stakeholders at all levels;
  • Supporting the wider team as required, including supporting the preparation and delivery of events in line with  protocol and guidance.
  • Excellent customer-focused communication skills, both oral and written including experience of dealing with a range of high level internal and external stakeholders.
  • Good administrative and organisational skills with the ability to work with minimal supervision, prioritise and manage workloads to ensure tight or competing deadlines and objectives are met.
  • Work as part of a team, sharing information and supporting internal and external customers of all grades with the ability to support senior management e.g. inbox and diary management.
  • A good working knowledge of using IT systems, such as Microsoft Word, Outlook and OneNote, and using internet systems to manage and source information.
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