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Ref no:
WDN04079
Published:
5/5/2022
Closes:
19/5/2022
Location:
Council Offices, West Dunbartonshire Council, 16 Church Street, Dumbarton, G82 1QL
Salary:
£24,271.17 - £26,150.82 per year
Contract Type:
Fixed Term
Position Type:
Full Time
Hours:
35 hours per week
Work From Home:
Hybrid

This position has expired.

Job Description

A fantastic opportunity has arisen for a talented and confident PA to provide professional administrative and secretarial support to the Senior Leadership Group of West Dunbartonshire Council. You will be supporting two Chief Officers within the team.

You will be working at a senior level in a fast-paced and busy environment which will call upon you to respond quickly to changing priorities, as well as be prepared for future activity. In addition to planning work schedules, diary appointments and prioritising requests, you will also be a trusted support in often highly confidential matters.

This is a demanding post and the successful candidate will need to be resilient, highly organised, a problem solver and able to use their own initiative. It is also an exceptional role that offers a varied and rewarding opportunity for the right individual.

About You:

You will have extensive previous experience working within an office environment at a senior level. With excellent attention to detail and strong IT skills, in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Word, you will have the ability to demonstrate decision making skills and be able to work under pressure and to strict deadlines. You will also be qualified to HNC/SVQ level 3 or equivalent.

Also crucial to the role will be your excellent organisational and planning skills and your ability to communicate at all levels both internally and externally. Being self-motivated and able to work under pressure is key to this role and time management skills are essential in providing that support. You must be highly pro-active in the working arrangements of the Chief Officers and provide a high level of support in a professional manner.

If you wish further information on this or an informal discussion about the role, please contact George Hawthorn 07903-010-404.

The Individual

WDC was voted one of the top ten flexible employers and prides itself in providing flexible working to support work life balance. In addition to this there are also additional benefits:

• Access to the Local Government pension scheme (LGPS) with an employer’s contribution of at least 19.3% and all associated benefits
• A minimum of 24 days annual leave, increasing a day each year up to 34 days as well as 8 fixed public holidays each year
• Access to employee wellbeing supports including occupational health & counselling if ever you need help and support

Now that you have read the role and what we have to offer, we would love to hear from you. Please use the application to tell us your experience, and why you are the candidate for this role.

For information about West Dunbartonshire Council please click on the following link and see why we are an employer of choice:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/about-us/

More information on the benefits of working within West Dunbartonshire Council, can be found using the following link:

http://www.west-dunbarton.gov.uk/jobs-and-training/working-for-us/benefits-of-working-with-us/

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