Personal Assistant

  • CV-Library
  • Berkshire, UK
  • 13/09/2019

Job Description

Personal Assistant Location: Slough Length: 3 months rolling Payrate: 122 GBP daily A well-known Telecommunications company is looking for a Personal Assistant to join their team on a contract basis. The role is within the Digital and Strategy (D&S) Directorate and specifically the New Product Development team.  This is a busy team of c50 people. Responsibilities: * To provide full, confidential and proactive personal assistance to the New Product Development Director * To liaise with both internal and external stakeholders and provide elements of a Business Manager to ensure the overall team is running effectively * Manage the Director’s calendar and time in a proactive and efficient way, to maximise their effectiveness and to ensure their time is spent on the agreed priorities * Act as a first point of contact internally and externally for the Director, filtering and directing communications/ inquiries as appropriate, including managing and triaging emails, and exercising judgement in circulating information within the team * Coordinate elements such Monthly Performance Review inputs from the team, ensuring these are collated and submitted in a timely manner * Coordinate documents for meetings, ensuring the Director is fully briefed as needed * Create agendas, assisting in meetings with agendas and minute taking as required * Manage administration of purchase requisitions and purchase orders using the e-requisitioning system, ensuring that invoices are processed for payment in a timely manner Skills: * Must have experience supporting a senior executive on a 1:1 basis, and interacting with Executive Committee/Board members in a large corporate environment * Highly competent in MS Word/PowerPoint/Excel/Outlook/Inter/Intranet and other collaboration tools to required standard of speed, accuracy and layout – formatting and preparing letters, memos, tables, presentation slides, general word processing and audio * Excellent communication skills – both written and spoken * Able to work closely with stakeholders at board/senior management levels and develop trusting and influencing relationships with peers * Flexibility to work outside standard hours and away from usual office base when required


£100.00 - £122/day