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Personal Assistant to Divisional Director

This vacancy has now closed and is listed for reference only.
Vacancy Summary
Employer:
London Borough Of Waltham Forest
Salary:
£27,801 to £29,517
Location:
Waltham Forest Town Hall, Forest Road, Walthamstow, London, E17 4JF
Contract:
Permanent
Working Pattern:
Full Time
Hours:
36 hours per week.
DBS Check:
No
Closing Date:
15/08/2018 at 23:30 PM
Reference:
N&C/18/61062
Vacancy Description

Personal Assistant to Divisional Director

Grade SO1 - X4 vacancies

Are you highly-organised, hard-working and looking for an experience within the Council’s corporate centre?

We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic person to work as a Personal Assistant to a Strategic Director of the Council’s Management Team. The ideal candidate should be a quick-thinker, a willing team member and able to adapt to changing priorities on a daily basis. They should be able to work with the utmost discretion and with a good awareness of political sensitivities.

Key responsibilities will include but are not limited to:

  • Inbox management ensuring emails are responded to daily as appropriate
  • Managing demanding diaries and preparation
  • Handling of emails, letters and phone calls - responding to or delegating as necessary on the Director’s behalf
  • Secretariat of Team and Board meetings
  • Organising internal/external events and meetings as requested
  • Liaising with colleagues across directorates to ensure delivery of Management Boards key projects

You will report to the Executive Business Support Team Leader and will support the relevant Director in parallel. You will work as part of a dynamic team who support the Council’s top tier of management.

Personal Assistant experience is essential.

Please refer to the attached Job Description and Person Specification for more information on this post.



Equal Opportunities
Waltham Forest is a diverse borough where diversity is valued and is integral to both, service delivery and employment of its staff. The Council is proud of its rich mix of communities and as the largest employer in the area, it works hard to respond to the changing needs of its population.

We use our statutory duties on race, gender and disability equality and best practice in respect of age, faith and sexual orientation to ensure equality of opportunity in the workplace.

The Council is committed to meeting its 4 equality objectives contained within the Waltham Forest Council Equality Plan 2012/2015:

- Promoting equality of opportunity

- Opposing all forms of discrimination, intolerance and disadvantage

- Ensuring our workforce reflects the diverse communities of Waltham Forest at all levels.

- Providing fair, appropriate, accessible and excellent Services to all.

Respecting Diversity is a core Council value.

How to apply
Application Information The councils preference is for on-line application forms. However if you have a disability and are unable to complete an on-line application, please ring 0208 496 4227 who will be able to arrange an alternative. For more information on how to complete your application form, follow this link: Applying for a job at Waltham Forest Council