PA to Construction Director (Maternity Cover)

Specific Location
Northampton

Division
South Midlands

Hours of Work
37.5 hours per week Monday to Friday

Brand
David Wilson Homes

Contract Type
Full-time

Closing Date
17 October 2018

PA to Construction Director (Maternity Cover)

Depending on the role, the Administration function could be supporting professionals out in the field, or supplying sites and customers with a steady flow of information. You might be dealing with customer queries, or helping employees with issues. But while the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don’t; you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You’ll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business. 

 

 

SUMMARY OF THE ROLE

To support the Construction Director in fulfilling their responsibilities, contributing to the overall success of the business through the provision of efficient and effective administrative support.

 

WHAT WILL I BE RESPONSIBLE FOR?

Typical duties will include:

- Complex diary management

- Helping to prepare reports, presentations and meeting packs

- Arranging meetings and preparing meeting rooms

- Helping to organise company events

- Organising and taking minutes when required

- Monitoring, responding and distributing incoming communications (phone, email, post, etc.)

- General administration including expenses, maintaining office systems, filling, etc

- Record and manage holiday requirements

- Liaise with internal customers to ensure smooth work flow between departments and with head office.

- Monitor costs incurred by the department or divisional office.

- Assisting with the recruitment needs of the department.

 

Personal characteristics/ qualifications and skills:

  • Experience of working in a secretarial/admin role.
  • Experienced typist, with intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with MS Office programs and a good standard of written English. Ability to generate professional correspondence unaided.
  • Self–disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
  • Team player, supportive of colleagues.
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent telephone skills.

 

WHAT ABOUT THE BENEFITS?

Competitive base salary

Bonus scheme

25 days holiday

Money Purchase Pension Scheme

Death in Service Benefit

Flexible Benefits package

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