Personal Assistant to Senior Leadership Team

Personal Assistant to Senior Leadership Team

Salford Quays
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Are you looking for a new career with a fast-growing, dynamic company? Maybe you've just started out in the PA world and looking to carve your career? Well look no further!  We need a  Personal Assistant (PA) to the Senior Leadership Team (SLT) to join the team in Salford Quays, Manchester.

With an enthusiastic and eager to learn appetite, you'll provide a confidential and professional PA service, undertaking secretarial and administration duties supporting the Senior Leadership Team. 
Building and maintaining good relationships with colleagues at all levels across the business, you’ll be confident in liaising with external stakeholders and keen to continually learn and develop.
To be successful in this role, you’ll need to:
  • Have previous junior PA experience to a team and/or Directors
  • Be highly organised, proactive and systematic
  • Have strong written and communication skills with a confidential and professional approach
Job responsibilities
  • Manage and co-ordinate diaries with conflicting priorities, able to resolve clashes swiftly and troubleshoot or escalate
  • Provide support and cover to the team during any times of absence and travelling between offices
  • Co-ordinate arrangements for internal and external meetings (accommodation, itineraries, catering, travel)
  • Process expense claims
  • Assist with the production of documents and presentations
  • Welcome guests to the First Central offices by greeting and ensuring all their requirements are met during their visit
  • Communicate professionally both internally and externally with key stakeholders
  • Support with personal commitments on an ad hoc basis
  • Comply with the requirements, and act in accordance with, the Group Code of Conduct and Fitness and Propriety policies at all times
  • Ensure compliance with Company Policies, Values and guidelines and other relevant standards/regulations at all times
Skills, knowledge & experience
  • A mix of skills, experience and initiative is essential for this role, together with an individual who is organised, enthusiastic, proactive and can display logical thinking in the workplace
  • Junior PA experience to a team and/or Directors
  • Efficient, attention to detail with the ability to multi-task
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Good time management and organisation skills, with the ability to work on own initiative
  • Good IT skills including Excel, Word, Outlook and PowerPoint
  • Some understanding of the business objectives and operations
  • Knowledge of FCA requirements (including TCF)
What can we do for you? 
We believe we can offer you a great working environment as we’re so passionate about our people. Here are just some of the benefits and perks that we offer…
  • Fantastic training and development opportunities
  • Employee benefit packages to suit your lifestyle
  • Flexible working
  • YOUday – we give you an extra day off to celebrate a special day
  • The opportunity to take a paid day off each year to do charity work
  • A health cash plan
  • Help with travel expenses
  • The opportunity to buy additional holiday
  • Company pension scheme
  • Group life assurance
  • Enhanced maternity and paternity pay
  • Professional subscription fees paid
Employee wellbeing is high on the agenda here too. We provide a weekly free fruit delivery, discounted membership at a local health club and access to an Employee Assistance Programme, which promotes physical and emotional wellbeing at work and at home. In addition, we provide wellbeing events throughout the year to support physical and mental health.

For further information on what we can offer and to learn more about this role, feel free to contact our dedicated Recruitment team.
If you’d like to work for an award-winning employer in a fast-paced environment, apply now!
We pride ourselves on being a great place to work. Check out our Glassdoor page to see what our employees think about working here.

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79% of people would recommend a friend to work at First Central

Based on 98 Glassdoor reviews (July 2020)


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Flexible working

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Holiday Extra

Not only do you get a generous holiday entitlement, you can also buy additional leave.


Get a day off each year to take part in volunteering activities.

Health cash plan

Claim money back on your healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups and eye tests.

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