PA/Secretary - Executive Assistant

Recruiter
Brook Street UK
Location
London
Salary
£8.15 - £16.14/hour
Posted
19 Jul 2017
Closes
18 Aug 2017
Sector
Public Sector
Contract Type
Interim
Hours
Full Time
Executive Secretary / Personal Assistant - Central Government
Type: Long-term temporary Salary: £8.15 to £16.14

Brook Street has been chosen as a recruitment partner to hire temporary admin and clerical workers for central government departments and the public sector across the UK. We're currently looking for an experienced, professional Executive Secretary / Personal Assistant for a governmental department in central London
This is an ongoing, long-term temporary assignment, working full time and many of these opportunities offer a significant pay increase on completion of 12 weeks in the same department.
Providing high-level, diverse secretarial and administrative support to one or two key senior managers, your duties will include:

* Composing non-routine correspondence
* Compiling reports
* Transcribing dictation
* Typing documents, using word processor or spreadsheet software
* Receiving visitors
* Screening and directing manager's telephone calls
* Diary management
* Arranging meetings or travel
* Maintaining records or files

Standard benefits of working for central government / wider public sector:
Pay increase after 12 continuous weeks in the majority of departments
Potential for long-term or multiple temp assignments once you hold security clearance
Minimum of 33 days holiday (pro rata) following 12 consecutive weeks in the same department
Access to a Workplace Pension
Typical qualifications and experience required:
Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm
Experience as an executive secretary / personal assistant
An advanced level of computer literacy and wide knowledge of relevant software packages
Excellent communication skills both oral and written
To apply for this role, or other central government positions, please complete the online form at (url removed)/gov-apply
Once submitted, a Brook Street consultant will be in touch.

If you already hold a valid CTC, SC or DV security clearance this would be an advantage