Administration  2023-01-16 15:40:30




phone number removed) – Executive Assistant
Are you looking for the opportunity to develop a career in the Public Sector? We have several fantastic temporary positions available working with our client Buckinghamshire Council!

Job Title – Executive Assistant
Temporary – 5-6 month contract
Location – Based in Aylesbury
Work Schedule – Mix of office and remote working
Hours: Monday to Friday – 37 hours per week, 9:00am to 5:30pm (part time applications considered)
Pay Rate – £15.71 per hour

On behalf of Buckinghamshire Council, Pertemps Recruitment have an exciting opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join the Planning team in Aylesbury. You will be providing a first-class executive support service to three Heads of Service in the Planning department, acting on behalf of the Heads to provide advice to colleagues, outside bodies, resolving issues, queries and escalations efficiently

About the role
As an Executive Assistant, you will have a number of responsibilities including, but not limited to the following:
Organise and maintain diaries; produce documents, slides and spreadsheets; arrange room bookings and hospitality, receiving, prioritising and communicating post and phone messages; maintain office supplies and services; and organise paper filing and electronic record keeping.
Ensure that all paperwork/presentations/Agendas required for meetings and workshops are provided in a timely manner.
Take notes and minutes of meetings as required.
Dealing with complaints, compliments and MP Enquiries, in conjunction with Central Complaints Team.
Proof reading of work before passing it on.
Proactively dealing with queries on behalf of those you support
This is a temporary position for 5-6 months, though there is potential for this to be extended further. The pay rate is £15.71 per hour, and you will be working full time, 37 hours per week (part time applications will be considered providing you can work 30+ hours per week). Buckinghamshire Council are working on a hybrid basis where you will work from the office 2+ days per week and remotely the rest of the week.

The Aylesbury office is conveniently situated in the town centre (HP20 area) with great transport links including a local train station and excellent road connections to the M25, M1, M4 and M40.

About you
The successful candidate(s) should have:
Previous experience as an Executive Assistant / Personal Assistant or similar
Minute taking experience
Attention to detail
Ability to work at pace
Have a professional and hardworking attitude towards work
About us and our Client
As a flexible employee of Pertemps Recruitment Partnership Ltd, you will be joining a Company that holds the distinction of being one of the largest and most successful independent recruitment agencies in the country. Our pioneering spirit and ability to tap into the uniqueness of each individual's talents has enabled us to open doors for our employees, our clients and our applicants too. Our philosophies and rewards are built very much on mutual trust and respect within the style of a partnership in which we hope you will feel both fulfilled and valued as a person.
Buckinghamshire Council are a leading Authority with offices in Aylesbury, Amersham and High Wycombe, whose values represent exactly what they are – Proud, Ambitious, Collaborative and Trustworthy. By joining Buckinghamshire Council, you can expect:
A fair and inclusive culture
The chance to really make a difference to your local community and those around you
Health and well-being initiatives including Mental Health First Aiders and mindfulness workshops
Ongoing support, and the opportunity to develop and progress in your career
Opportunities to take part in fun activities such as fundraising and social events
Other information
We are looking for someone able to start as soon as possible.

Apply online now so we can review your application!
If you require further information on this role, use the below contact details. Please quote the following reference when getting in touch: (phone number removed)
Phone: (phone number removed)
We reserve the right to close the vacancy once we have received sufficient applications, so please be advised to submit your application as early as possible


Send this to someone