Personal Assistant - 23.8k - Newry

Job Description

VANRATH are delighted to be assisting a major client with the Recruitment of a Personal Assistant to the Senior Management Team based in Newry.


Salary - £23,500 - £23,893


The successful candidate will be responsible for any or all of the following duties:

  • * To act as private and confidential secretary to the Senior Manager.
  • * Maintain an appointments and desk diary for the Senior Manager.
  • * Develop and maintain both a manual and computerised filing system for the Senior Manager.
  • * Attend meetings as required, taking minutes and ensuring circulation of same.
  • * Provide secretarial and clerical support including word processing, reprographics, mail handling, requisition processing, and organising appointments.
  • * Receive and respond promptly to all of the Senior Manager's correspondence.
  • * Prioritise, direct and dispatch the Senior Manager's mail.
  • * Organise, prepare and follow up meetings both internally and externally.
  • * Ensure that the Senior Manager is administratively prepared for all meetings.

Eligibility Criteria Essential

1. A Level 3 qualification (or higher) in Business / Administration or a closely related area.

2. A pass grade at GCSE Level in English Language or Essential Skills Level 2 in Literacy or an equivalent qualification.

3. A pass grade at GCSE Level in Mathematics or Essential Skills Level 2 in Numeracy or NICATS Access Maths Modules or an equivalent qualification.

4. A minimum of two years' (within the last five years') relevant administrative experience in a busy modern office.

5. A working knowledge of a range of software packages including Microsoft Office suite. Desirable 1. OCR/RSA Stage 2 (Parts I & II) Word Processing or equivalent qualification e.g., ECDL