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Executive Assistant

  • Job reference: 932093
  • Location: Highlands
  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Job type: Contract
  • Sector: Office & Commercial, Secretarial/PA/Executive
  • Date posted: 24/09/2020

932093 - Executive Assistant

We are currently looking to recruit an Executive Assistant for a temporary position based in the North of Scotland

The main purpose of the role is

  • As Executive Assistant to the Managing Director, you will act as the key interface managing all workflow and providing dedicated administrative and secretarial support.
  • To provide a full secretarial support service to the Board, including scheduling meetings, producing Board meeting packs and producing Board and committee meeting minutes.
  • In addition, the role provides some administrative support to the Chairperson, Boards and Senior Management Team.
  • Provide extensive diary and inbox management, including the drafting of e-mails, along with call and meeting scheduling
  • Liaising between Managing Director, staff and external organisations.
  • Planning and arranging travel and accommodation for the Managing Director and boards members
  • Managing all Board administration including minute-taking and uploading Board minutes
  • Organising of appointments, events, meetings and workshops involving the Senior Management Team.
  • Raising purchase orders and processing invoices in workflow, checking expense claims, coding credit cards and statements for Senior Management.
  • Minute taking for a variety of Board meetings
  • Build positive and lasting relationships with staff, stakeholders, customers etc. including updating and maintaining associated database

The successful candidate should have:

  • Proven track record of providing executive support to Senior Management
  • Ability to work with discretion, confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to produce written reports and other documentation to a high standard with strong attention to detail;
  • High level of organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Proven track record of taking minutes and notes at a variety of meetings
  • Excellent IT skills with a strong working knowledge of databases and Microsoft packages, including Word, Excel, Outlook and, PowerPoint
  • Proven track record of efficiently managing diaries, schedules and appointments including complex, executive meetings

This is a temporary position

The rate for this position is negotiable


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As an international workforce business, we are committed to sourcing personnel that reflects the diversity and values of our client base but also that of Orion Group. We welcome the wide range of experiences and viewpoints that potential workers bring to our business and our clients, including those based on nationality, gender, culture, educational and professional backgrounds, race, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender identity and expression, disability, and age differences, job classification and religion. In our inclusive workplace, regardless of your employment status as staff or contract, everyone is assured the right of equitable, fair and respectful treatment.