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Higher Executive Officer

  • Location:

    West London, London

  • Sector:

    Admin & Secretarial

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  • Salary:

    £12.65 - £16.61 per hour

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  • Published:

    about 2 years ago

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Job Description

Higher Executive Officer (HEO) - Central Government

Type: Long-term temporary

Salary: £12.65 / hour - £16.61 / hour after 12 weeks

Location: West London (central)

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Brook Street has been chosen as a recruitment partner to central government and the public sector to hire temporary admin and clerical workers for departments across the UK.

  • If you're a skilled administrator looking for a step-up, we are currently recruiting on behalf of a local government department for a Higher Executive Officer (HEO) in West London. This is an ongoing, long-term temporary assignment, working full time hours and many of these opportunities offer a significant pay increase on completion of 12 weeks in the same department.
  • Providing middle management support with minimal supervision, your duties will include:
  • Preparing high-level correspondence and checking that produced by others
  • Interpreting and reporting complex data
  • Resolving problems or responding to complex enquiries
  • Managing the workload of a team or section
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders at senior level building and maintaining relationships

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:

  • Five GCSE passes at Grade C or above
  • Two 'A' level passes at grade E or above or equivalent
  • NVQ Management Level 3 or 4 (or suitable management experience)
  • Good knowledge of and experience in using Microsoft Office
  • Management experience in an office environment
  • Excellent communication skills both oral and written

To apply for this role, or other central government positions, please complete the online registration at

Once submitted, a Brook Street consultant will be in touch.


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