Executive Assistant

Harrogate
£28,353- £30,195
Full Time
Permanent

Job Title: Executive Assistant

About the role

The Office of Police Fire & Crime Commissioner (OPFCC) for North Yorkshire is a small but dynamic executive team who provide the support to Julia Mulligan, Police Fire & Crime Commissioner (PFCC) to enable her to carry out her duties. The team is made up of 16 individuals, including a Chief Executive and Chief Finance Officer, and other specialist staff who provide support on key areas of business and who manage the administrative functions of the OPFCC.

The core focus of this post is to provide dedicated executive support to the PFCC, using keen judgement in dealings with all stakeholders, to advance the PFCC’s work programme and emerging priorities, facilitate open communications, trouble shoot problems and broker solutions to identify opportunities to progress the PFCC’s objectives and noting where challenges, risks and issues are appearing.

The successful candidate will be responsible for acting as the primary point of contact for all engagement with internal and external partners, and local, regional and national stakeholder groups that the PFCC is or will be engaging with.

What you’ll need to succeed

  • Experience as an Executive Assistant to executive level managers or politicians

  • Experience of working with a dynamic, fast paced working environment

  • High level of commitment to delivering a good public service.

  • Competent and demonstrable technical / professional / management expertise.

  • Operational experience and proven competency in the areas of customer service, business support and general management.

  • Must have excellent communication skills, and maintain good working partnerships, with an ability to work positively, collaboratively and proactively with internal and external stakeholders, to balance assertiveness with good negotiating skills, be confident and articulate, with a key attention to detail in terms of current work demand and anticipating and planning for future demand issues.

  • High level of administrative, organisational and customer service skills

What you’ll get in return

  • Opportunity for flexible-location and/or remote working for a number of its support staff.

  • Local Government Pension Scheme

  • Support for further professional development

  • Childcare vouchers

  • Cycle to work scheme

  • Upbeat – Access to a fantastic range of exclusive discounts on well-known online and high street retailers

  • Unison is the recognised Trade union within NYP and there are also a number of other Inclusion and Diversity support networks.


What you need to do next…

To be considered for this role please submit your application before 0900 Monday 15th July 2019.

For any further information regarding this role please contact Tina James-McGarth, Tina.James-McGrath@northyorkshire-pfcc.gov.uk 

Interviews will be held on 25th- 26th July 2019, in Harrogate.

This opportunity is closed to applications.