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PA to Chief Executive and Governance Coordinator

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Voluntary Action LeicesterShire




9 Newarke Street Leicester LE1 5SN

Job Overview

Voluntary Action LeicesterShire (VAL) helps people in local communities to change their lives for the better, through direct service delivery and by supporting the local voluntary and community sector. We are seeking a highly motivated and organised individual to provide a professional, comprehensive and efficient PA and Governance co-ordination service to our Chief Executive and Trustee Board. This role requires excellent organisational skills, initiative, time management and co-ordination skills as well as personal credibility. In addition to providing all aspects of PA support to our Chief Executive, you will play a pivotal role in VAL governance, including servicing of Board meetings, sub committees and key events, taking minutes and ensuring communication of actions out to the relevant owners and monitoring and co-ordinating completion within deadlines. This is a new and exciting role that will need to interface with all our internal teams as well as our external stakeholders. Often a first point of contact, you will need to demonstrate relevant experience and/or transferable skills including the ability to multi task, flexibility in approach when working across multiple teams and stakeholders as well as working with limited supervision. Proficient in Microsoft packages, you will have great communication skills and attention to detail in handling detailed and often sensitive information. Please note this role requires some planned evening work and it is essential that you can work the occasional weekend as notified in advance. A detailed job description, person specification and application requirements for this role can be found on our website. This role offers an opportunity to work for a sector leading diverse and ambitious charity, helping change lives for the better. Closing date: Monday 11 December 2023 5pm Interviews: Tuesday 19th December 2023

Qualifications Required

Excellent administration skills, demonstrated by recent work experience in general administration including: • Developing and maintaining systems for information storage and retrieval, diary systems and systems for messaging etc. • Arranging and taking minutes at meetings and other events • Dealing with referrals and enquiries • Collating reports • Experience of managing and handling confidential and sensitive information in a professional and restricted manner • Proven experience as a Team Administrator, Personal Assistant or Project Coordinator / Administrator

Hours per week

35 but 28 hours per week would be considered

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