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Niche Recruitment | Secretariat- Swindon, Wiltshire

SECRETARIAT (TEMPORARY) – FILLED

Swindon, Wiltshire | £12.88 - £13.98

Posted by Helena Jones
22nd August 2019

This Secretariat role has now unfortunately been filled. Sorry you’ve missed on this opportunity but please have a read of the job description below and if you like the sound of it then get in touch with the Charli on 07193 230469 or email her on charli@niche-rec.co.uk. She’d love to help you #findyourniche! 

Our innovation-focused client are looking for a highly experienced secretary who is immediately available for a minimum of 3 months. Could this be you?

Working in a busy team of Business Support staff, the Secretariat will have responsibility for:

  • Preparing and circulating agendas for several steering Boards
  • Liaising with senior stakeholders to determine agenda items for future Boards
  • Arranging meetings, venues, catering and accommodation (as required)
  • Preparing and circulating extensive papers/ documents associated with Boards
  • Taking comprehensive minutes during Boards
  • Maintaining an accurate meeting log detailing submitted documents and decisions made
  • Ensuring all information is successfully and accurately saved onto Sharepoint

In order to be suitable for the Secretariat position you will:

  • Be immediately available and able to commit to a minimum of 3 months’ work
  • Be able to travel to London twice a month for Board meetings
  • Have recent, proven Secretarial/ Legal Secretarial/ Executive Assistant experience
  • Be able to evidence experience of liaising with senior stakeholders and valuing confidentiality
  • Have extensive minute-taking and diary management experience
  • Have experience of working with virtual team/ team members
  • Be highly proactive, self-motivated, organised and confident

The role itself…

The position is initially offered on a 3-month temporary basis but there could be the possibility of a longer-term position, though this has not been formally acknowledged. The successful candidate will hold a majority responsibility for the administrative processes behind one of the most innovative steering boards in the country. Working within a busy, forward-thinking team who are truly driving innovation within a variety of different industry sectors across the UK, you will be an adaptable and driven person who will confidently handle a variety of ever-changing tasks.

The business…

are a driver of innovation within the UK and internationally. The Boards that you will be supporting have a direct impact on the direction and focus of government initiatives and funding across a range of industry sectors, all ultimately focused on growing the UK economy and making the country more competitive on an international scale.

Keen to apply?

Please send a full application, including CV detailing proven experience as required above to charli@niche-rec.co.uk

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