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Executive Secretary/PA

  • Location:

    City of London, London

  • Sector:

    Public Sector

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  • Salary:

    Up to £12.13 per hour

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  • Published:

    12 months ago

  • Expiry date:


  • Startdate:

    30/11/18 09:32:00

Job Description

Executive Secretary / Personal Assistant - Central Government
Type: Long-term temporary Salary: £12.13 / hour after 12 weeks £16.02
Location: Canary Wharf
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Brook Street has been chosen as a recruitment partner to hire temporary admin and clerical workers for central government departments and the public sector across the UK. We`re currently looking for an experienced, professional Executive Secretary / Personal Assistant for a governmental department in Canary Wharf
This is an ongoing, long-term temporary assignment, working (insert work days/hours/shifts) and many of these opportunities offer a significant pay increase on completion of 12 weeks in the same department.
Providing high-level, diverse secretarial and administrative support to one or two key senior managers, your duties will include:

Composing non-routine correspondence

Compiling reports

Transcribing dictation

Typing documents, using word processor or spreadsheet software

Receiving visitors

Screening and directing manager`s telephone calls

Diary management

Arranging meetings or travel

Maintaining records or files

Standard benefits of working for central government / wider public sector:

Pay increase after 12 continuous weeks in the majority of departments

Potential for long-term or multiple temp assignments once you hold security clearance

Minimum of 35 days holiday (pro rata) following 12 consecutive weeks in the same department

Access to a Workplace Pension

Typical qualifications and experience required:

Stage III RSA certificate (or equivalent) in typing / word processing

Minimum typing speed of 60 wpm combined with advanced audio typing skills and shorthand if required at 110 / 120wpm

Preferably a member of IQPS

Experience as an executive secretary / personal assistant

An advanced level of computer literacy and wide knowledge of relevant software packages

Excellent communication skills both oral and written

To apply for this role, or other central government positions, please complete the online form at
Once submitted, a Brook Street consultant will be in touch.


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