As PA/Executive Assistant you’ll provide full administrative support to Group Director of IT & Business Systems, Compliance Director & DPO, Vice President & General Counsel – Grainger and Chief Financial Officer – Grainger. A particular focus will be diary management and fielding of correspondence (generally from Outlook inbox). You’ll also arrange travel and accommodation, prepare presentations and other documentation, take minutes at meetings when necessary and deal with general correspondence.
Main duties and responsibilities:
Field Directors’ emails, telephone calls and post (incoming & outgoing)
Organise travel & accommodation arrangements
Prepare correspondence, reports and presentations ensuring the work is accurate
Book and arrange meetings ensuring all attendees have the relevant information.
Minute take and type recording of meetings and distribute
Compile expense claims reports(s)
Work on projects as agreed
The Ideal Candidate:
Proven experience within a similar PA / Executive Assistant role
PC literate in Microsoft applications including Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint
Good communication and interpersonal skills - able to build rapport with key stakeholders, also also able to challenge / question constructively when required (i.e prioritise requests for meetings)
Self starter / self managed with initiative and common sense (locations v's travel times for journey etc)
Highly organised with effective time management
Previously worked in an environment where confidentiality is important
It would be desirable to have an interest or some exposure of HR.
What you'll get in return
The chance to join a multinational organisation with ambitious growth plans and one where team members truly matter. Our people focus incudes engagement, development opportunities and career path, diversity and the ability to influence.
As one of our employees, you can expect to receive a competitive salary in addition to a variety of benefits, including 30 days annual leave (inclusive of bank holidays), free car parking, defined contribution pension scheme and employee discounts on products and retailers.
Cromwell, Fabory, Grainger Global Online and Zoro Tools Europe are subsidiaries of W.W. Grainger, a U.S. Fortune 500 industrial supplies business.
Cromwell has been established for over 50 years and is a supplier of maintenance, repair and operations type products, offering an unrivalled choice of products to all industries, professions and trades.
From cutting tools to personal protection products and from precision equipment to abrasives and power tools, our extensive range brings together all the major brands and more in an unrivalled selection available from a single source.
We also offer a diverse profile of technical and specialist support, which ranges from in-depth product expertise, to on-site solutions to enable you to maximise performance.
We offer next day delivery or collection from our nationwide Stock Centres, supported by an overnight UK logistics network.