Executive Assistant

Posted 27 March 2024
Job type Permanent
Discipline Human Resources Recruitment
Contact NameHenry Carew

Job description

​We are currently partnering with a housing association based in North West London, who are recruiting for an Executive Assistant to join their growing team on a permanent basis.

Our client is proud to be recognised as making real difference in supporting the community owning and managing around 6,000 homes with a focus on providing homes for lower-income households.

This is a full-time position with a salary band of £40,000 to £45,000 (subject to experience) and the start date is subject to notice.

Duties will include (but are not limited to):

  • Providing a comprehensive secretarial service to the Executive Management Team
  • Dealing with general correspondence, drafting routine replies, preparing reports, agendas and presentations and updating/setting up spreadsheets
  • Taking minutes at meetings with a high degree of competence and accuracy, which are completed and when required distributed in a timely manner
  • Supporting administration of key governance activities with the Governance Manager including areas such as; appraisal management, and onboarding / induction activities for our non-executives
  • Preparing and distributing reports and documents
  • Maintaining management information systems as required facilitating the gathering of both internal and external information relevant to the work of the Executive Management Team
  • Managing the office systems including petty cash and Company Credit Card, with authority to purchase and authorise expenditure, within agreed limits

Experience required:

  • Experience of undertaking a wide range of administrative / governance functions to a high degree of competence and accuracy
  • Experience of maintaining confidentiality concerning work related/sensitive issues
  • Experience of drafting correspondence and other written material e.g. reports
  • Experience of working in a complex office environment, maintaining and developing systems
  • Experience in preparing documents in a variety of formats, including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and PDF

Rewards and Benefits:

  • 28 days annual leave, pro rate, plus bank holidays
  • Free car parking
  • Cycle to work scheme
  • Dependency leave
  • Dress-down Fridays
  • Employee Assistance Programme (EAP)
  • Gateway Rewards
  • Gym Membership
  • Learning and Development Opportunities
  • Pension of 6% and 11% depending on employee contribution
  • Parental leave

Working hours:

  • 37 hours per week

Please note that you require recent experience to apply for this role.

James Andrews is acting as an employment agency and business in relation to this role.

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