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PA & Project Support Officer
  • Employer: Surrey County Council
  • Reference: orbis/TP/28201/7815
  • Published: Mon 16/03/2020, 8:35 AM
  • Closing on: Mon 30/03/2020, 23:55 PM
  • Working Pattern: Full Time
  • Hours: 36 hours per week
  • Salary: £27,641 per annum
  • DBS Check: No
  • Location: Merrow Complex, Merrow Lane, Merrow, Guildford, Surrey, Surrey

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PA & Project Support Officer

The Environment, Transport & Infrastructure (ETI) directorate is responsible for a wide range of services including highways, transport, planning, countryside and waste management. These services are critical for people living, working and travelling through Surrey, delivered by the county council or in partnership.

The Leadership Support Team provides support to the ETI Leadership Team, cross-directorate programmes and projects which in turn supports the delivery of the Corporate, Directorate and Service objectives. The team provides support across a range of areas which include petty cash, compliments and complaints, Freedom of Information requests, facilitation of meetings, diary management and events' administration. The team are the 'go-to' people for admin-related queries.

You don't need to have any prior experience of working in Highways, but you will need to have a methodical approach, a good eye for detail and be able to use various systems and databases. You will need to be both confident, approachable and committed to delivering excellent customer service to colleagues.

The main responsibilities for the PA and project support officer are:

  • Manage Group Inbox and Respond to Enquiries
  • Diary Management
  • Arrangement and Administration of Meetings
  • Production of Communications
  • Organising of Events
  • Data Analysis and Reporting
  • Support to Senior Managers and Leadership Officer

To be shortlisted to interview for this position your application will clearly evidence:

  • At least 2 years experience of working within an office environment
  • Previous diary management experience
  • An ability to work independently and part of a wider team
  • Flexibility to travel to other sites across the county
  • Educational requirements: 5 GCSE's at C or above or alternative equivalent and/or equivalent experience

For more information, please find attached to the bottom of this advert a full job profile.

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The job advert closes at 23:59 on 22/03/2020 with interviews taking place during April.

Although this post is based in Merrow, there will be some occasional travel within Surrey and Kingston-Upon-Thames. Therefore, it is necessary for the post- holder to hold a valid driving licence and to have access to a car.

Contact details

For an informal discussion contact Charlotte Ketcher on 0208 541 8516 or by e-mail at We look forward to receiving your application. 

From flexible working to job sharing (where possible) we are committed to providing a healthy work life balance. A laptop and mobile will be supplied if applicable to your role. You will benefit from 24 days annual leave, rising to 28 days after 2 years' service, a generous local government salary related pension, as well as the option to join our car lease scheme. For more information about the wide variety of benefits you can take advantage of please visit MyBenefits for Surrey County Council staff.

Surrey County Council is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of children, young people and vulnerable adults and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We want to be an inclusive and diverse employer of first choice reflecting the community we serve and particularly welcome applications from all under represented groups.

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