We are looking for a confident and efficient Personal Assistant to provide a first-class service to two Directors helping them to operate effectively to deliver organisational objectives and targets that contribute to Natural England’s vision, mission, and goals.
Overall, your primary purpose is to ensure that each working day for the Directors runs smoothly and seamlessly, this may require you making decisions and being proactive in relation to meetings etc. You will provide an administrative and secretarial service, including diary and action management, organising key meetings, arranging, and booking travel and hotel accommodation, booking meeting rooms and conference facilities, i expense preparation, raising purchase orders, records management/electronic filing and collation and despatch of weekly packs.
The Personal Assistant will need to build and sustain effective relationships with a range of internal and external customers and act as the main contact support for those customers when the Directors are out of the office. You will be key in helping to manage Natural England’s reputation and ensure efficient delivery for key customers.
You need to be a good team player with the ability to develop good rapport to enhance cohesive relationships with other Personal Assistants to the Chief Executive, Chair of Natural England, Executive Committee, and other Personal Assistants who support senior staff and people across the business.
You will need to make a positive impact and be highly recognised for your leadership, skills, knowledge, and expertise in this role. This role is incredibly varied, challenging, and exciting offering a fascinating insight into this area of the organisation and there is plenty of opportunity for development.
There would be an expectation for some level of national travel e.g., to attend meetings and team meetings with some overnight stays.