W1G, London
c.£30,000 (EA) / c.£41,000 (Senior EA) per year
Permanent, Full-time
Job description

The Nuffield Trust is looking to recruit two exceptionally organised and proactive people for the following roles:

  • Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive & Trustee Board.
  • Executive Assistant to Policy/Research Teams

Senior Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive & Trustee Board

You’ll spend your time:

  • Supporting the Chief Executive to deliver The Nuffield Trust’s objectives by effectively managing their day to day business.
  • Providing full administrative support for relevant meetings, including: forward planning and agenda setting; preparation of papers; room arrangements; minute taking; and monitoring action points.
  • Line managing two direct reports and coordinating the activities of the wider administration team.
  • Acting as the central communication point between Trustees and the organisation, corresponding with Trustees on key issues between Board meetings.
  • Working with the Director of Strategy & Operations to ensure that The Trust complies with all company and charity governance requirements.

We’d really like to meet you if you have:

  • Demonstrable experience in a similar role with a proven ability to work effectively at a senior level, gaining trust and confidence with stakeholders.
  • Previous line management experience.
  • Excellent written communication skills, with experience of drafting well-written and professional correspondence and communications.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to influence others and communicate effectively with a broad range of people at all levels.

Executive Assistant to Policy/Research Teams

You’ll spend your time:

  • Supporting the Directors with administrative tasks; diary and email management; and travel and hotel arrangements.
  • Supporting your manager (above) to provide support for the Chief Executive.
  • Working with other members of the Operations Team to ensure administrative support is effectively delivered across the organisation.

We’d really like to meet you if you have:

  • Strong previous experience as a Personal/Executive Assistant to a senior member of staff who has a busy and demanding role.
  • Highly developed interpersonal skills with good communication and the ability to interact professionally with all staff across the organisation
  • Experience of complex diary management and experience of planning, organising and minuting meetings.
  • The qualities of a great team player, with a flexible, proactive, positive approach to work.

To learn more about the role and for information about how to apply, please go to The Nuffield Trust website.

Please complete the online application process by midnight on Wednesday 26 June 2019.

More about The Nuffield Trust
The Nuffield Trust

The Nuffield Trust is an independent health charity (we can also be described as a think tank). We aim to improve the quality of health care in... Read more

Posted on: 03 June 2019
Closed date: 26 June 2019
Job ref: EA006 / EA007
Tags: Admin, Governance

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