Senior Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive

Senior Personal Assistant to the Chief Executive

£25,463 – £30,756 per annum

Full-time 37 hours per week (Monday to Friday)


This is an exciting opportunity for you to work closely with the Chief Executive and be at the centre of decision-making that affects every resident, visitor and business in the district.

We are looking for someone with exceptional planning and organisational ability who can work proactively to anticipate the Chief Executive’s requirements. You will need to be expert at balancing competing demands on her time in order to manage her priorities.

To meet the demands of this position you will need to have experience working at a senior level in a secretarial, PA or a similar role ideally gained in a local government/public sector environment.

You must be able to demonstrate the ability to deal with a wide range of correspondence and have a high degree of interpersonal skills as you will be liaising with MP’s, Councillors and senior officers from government bodies. This role will involve direct contact with the public both on the telephone and in person. You will have a high level of IT skills in all standard Microsoft products and be confident in navigating smartphones and tablets.

You will be required to prepare complex documents, presentations and correspondence to a high standard and be able to display an attention to detail. Every day will be different and you will have the opportunity to be involved in a variety of different assignments.

The role has line management responsibility for two personal assistants and experience in managing staff would be desirable, but equally important is a commitment to leading by example and an enthusiasm for developing others around you.

To find out more about the job and what it is like to work for us, please contact Jane Toman, Chief Executive on 0116 272 7576 for an informal discussion.

Closing Date: Midnight Monday 24 September 2018

Interviews:      Week commencing 8 October 2018





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