EC1N, London
£27,000 - £30,000 per year
Contract, Part-time, Full-time
Job description

Transformational Leadership Team co-ordinator and PA to Director of Transformation

Location: Flexible 
Hours: full-time, 35 hours per week (part-time and job share applications will be considered) 
Salary: £30,000pa (London), £27,000pa (rest of UK) plus £2,000 responsibility allowance 
Benefits: Read more about what we offer on our website.
Contract type: Fixed term to April 2020 
Travel: Occasional travel within the UK will be required. The current director is based in London, so any applicants who are based outside London will need to travel to London on a regular basis. 
Closing date: by 23:59 on 3 November 2019 

Download the job description and person specification from our website


We are looking for an organised and pro-active Personal Assistant to continue to improve the management and co-ordination of our Transformational Leadership Team meetings. You’ll also support the Director of Transformation enabling them to effectively contribute to, shape and support organisational aims.   

About the role 

You’ll adopt a business partnering approach and propose and lead on implementing changes to enable the TLT to effectively oversee business. In addition, you’ll use your initiative and experience to make the best use of the director’s time; by filtering information, actively managing their diary and following up on actions. The role rewards an interest in supporting change management. 

Key requirements 

  1. Proven experience of success as a senior administrator, PA or similar role.  
  2. Successful experience of using judgement and initiative in responding to enquiries on behalf of a senior manager/director.

  3. High quality verbal and written communication skills required to present information in a clear and accessible way. Experience of and ability to distil meeting discussions into succinct notes of the key discussion points, decisions actions and points for onward communication.

  4. A proactive and conscientious person with good attention to detail.

  5. Able to work independently to deadlines with minimal supervision.  

  6. Able to handle a range of tasks, including processing information from a wide range of sources and managing changing and competing priorities.  

  7. Advanced MS Office 365 skills (Outlook, Word, Power Point and Excel).

  8. Ability to build effective and open working relationships with colleagues at all levels in order to work collaboratively across the entire organisation. 

  9. Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive matters diplomatically and discreetly. 

How to apply 

To apply you MUST submit: 

  1. a concise, up-to-date CV 
  2. along with a completed supporting statement  demonstrating how you meet the key requirements set out in the job description and person specification

  3. Please include where you’ve seen this role advertised 

  4. Please read our Values and Behaviours policy for reference whilst applying 

Email your completed application by 23:59 Sunday 3 November 2019 via the link on our website.


First interviews expected: Tuesday 11 November 2019 in London or by Skype  

About us 

Arthritis causes pain, fatigue and isolation for 17.8 million people in the UK every single day. It can impact on the ability to work, our relationships and take away our independence. We don’t accept this.  

We are Versus Arthritis. We are volunteers, healthcare professionals, researchers and friends, all doing everything we can to push back against arthritis. We’re reaching out to everybody with the information and support they need, funding vital research and changing the way society sees arthritis. Together we’ll keep running, researching, influencing, volunteering, advising, chatting, baking, listening.  We won’t stop until no-one has to tolerate living with the pain, fatigue and isolation of arthritis.  

Join us and use your skills, knowledge, passion and energy to help us defy arthritis. 

Read more about what we do, working for us and what we offer on our website.

Promoting Equality in the workplace  

Versus Arthritis is a Registered Charity No: 207711 and in Scotland No. SC041156 

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Posted on: 10 October 2019
Closed date: 03 November 2019
Tags: Admin, Business Development