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PA to the Mayor & Chief Executive

Employer: West of England Combined Authority

  • Reference: WECA/17/42795
  • Published on: Mon 11/09/2017 11:55 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 25/09/2017 18:00 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time, Permanent
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  • Salary: £25,000 - £30,000
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Bristol

Are you an experienced and talented PA looking to take on a new challenge?

Do you want to take the next step of your career within a new, forward-thinking organisation?

The West of England Combined Authority is made up of Bath and North East Somerset, Bristol and South Gloucestershire councils. In 2016 these three Councils agreed a devolution deal with Government worth £1 billion. Significant powers have been transferred to the region through the new West of England Combined Authority and West of England Mayor. Working with partners including the LEP, North Somerset Council and other local service providers, the Combined Authority aims to deliver economic growth for the region.

The Combined Authority is looking to recruit an experienced Personal Assistant to the Mayor and Chief Executive.

About the role

The importance of this role is clear – the successful candidate will provide secretarial and administrative support to the Mayor and Chief Executive at a key point in the development of the Combined Authority.

We’ll look to you to deliver a consistently high quality and confidential service – managing diaries, correspondence and telephone calls, as well as often acting as the first point of contact for visitors.

About you

We’d expect you to bring significant experience in a senior PA/secretarial role, with excellent IT skills and an in-depth knowledge of MS Office. This role also requires a keen attention to detail and outstanding communication skills.

We want someone who can work well under pressure and understands the importance of discretion and confidentiality.

About us

We take a huge amount of pride in the West of England – an area of the country which is truly thriving. We have a strong local economy, worth around £31 billion a year with around 43,000 businesses.

We are a small and friendly team and have recently move to new offices are located just minutes away from Bristol Temple Meads station.

Along with a competitive salary, this role also offers a generous annual leave entitlement and membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme.

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How To Apply

Please send a CV and supporting statement of no more than 500 words setting out your interest, suitability and motivation for applying to:

The closing date for applications is 6:00pm on Monday 25th September.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact Lynda Bird on 0117 922 3011

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