Location: Head Office, 95 McDonald Road, Edinburgh, EH7 4NS
Working hours: 35 hours per week
Remuneration: £26,418 – £33,307 per annum
Closing Date:12 noon on Friday 3 August 2018
Job Description: Executive Assistant
This is an exciting and rare opportunity for someone who has experience of providing high quality personal assistant and executive services at Chief Executive (CE) and Board level in an organisation.
Hanover is an award-winning housing association and has an excellent reputation as a first class company to work for. Making a positive contribution to our customers’ lives is of the highest importance to us. To this end, it is expected you will wish to help us to continually improve and that you will have a keen and active interest in our business and how it operates.
You will take pride in the quality of your work and be very capable of supporting and embracing the work of a progressive CE.
This is a high profile role demanding a proactive approach. You will be a self-starter, will be able to anticipate and act on your own initiative, and will be competent in the range of duties you will be required to undertake.
You will act as an ambassador for the CE, acting as the main point of contact with internal and external customers when the CE is out of the office. You will have excellent oral and written communication skills, as well as customer services skills. You will feel comfortable in building and maintaining relationships with all staff and Board members in Hanover and other organisations we work with.
You will play a critical role in ensuring the CE’s day runs smoothly, maintaining a high level of efficiency, dependability and emotional intelligence.
You must be a forward thinker, who is well organised; a highly focused and energetic person who is confident in multi-tasking and dealing with variety and ambiguity.
You will be able to meet tight deadlines and have a high sense of urgency to achieve good quality results.
You will have a keen eye for detail, be a critical thinker and be capable of exercising good analytical skills in research and problem solving, applying good judgement in different situations.
You will possess a high level of integrity, be able to apply sensitivity and maintain discretion and confidentiality.
Our CE, Helen Murdoch, will be delighted to answer any enquiries regarding the duties of this post. Helen’s contact details are:
tel no: 0131 557 7420 / email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Hours of work are Monday-Friday, 9 am to 5 pm, but the post-holder must be willing to work outwith these hours, when required.
This post is subject to a standard criminal records disclosure via Disclosure Scotland.
We are Investors in People accredited and offer a highly competitive benefits package including flexi-time, generous annual leave and a choice of pension scheme.
CVs will not be considered. Please quote reference number 053 in all correspondence.
Assessment Centre date: Wednesday 15 August 2018 (provisional)
Interview date: Friday 17 August 2018 (provisional)
We are an Equal Opportunities Employer
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