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As a responsible employer, we:

  • are accredited as part of the national living wage scheme
  • offer development and training opportunities
  • are part of the national cycle to work scheme
  • offer a personal pension plan
  • provide assistance with staff counselling with external provider as part of our health and wellbeing at work policy
  • have a generous annual leave allowance (above national legal requirement)

If you think you could make a difference to people’s lives in Greater Manchester, Gaddum could be the next career move for you

We welcome applications from everyone irrespective of sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, ethnicity, faith and religion, disability and age, but, as ethnic minority groups, members of the trans community and religious and faith groups are currently under-represented across the organisation, we would encourage applications from members of these groups

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Executive Assistant

Responsible to: Chief Executive

Accountable to: Chief Executive

Reporting to: Chief Executive

Salary: £18,070 – £22,658

Working hours: 35 hours (flexible working to suit needs of the role).

Contract: Initially 12 months covering an internal secondment, with possibility of extension.

Location: Gaddum & other service delivery sites as required.

 Job Summary

To provide executive administrative support to the Chief Executive & Senior Management Team.

Job Purpose

The post of Executive Assistant will support Chief Executive & SMT of Gaddum to enable more focus on agreed strategic objectives and reduce time spent on administration. The role will provide high quality administrative and clerical support including undertaking general office tasks such as producing documents and reports, postage, sorting mail, answering the telephone, taking messages, photocopying, faxing and shredding.

Additionally, the post holder will support SMT with administration relating to:

  • Building and facilities management
  • ICT
  • Event planning and organising

To apply please complete the application form below, demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria in the person specification (a requirement for shortlisting purposes) and return to HR@gaddum.org.uk or by post to Gaddum, Gaddum House, 6 Great Jackson St Manchester M15 4AX.

For informal discussion about the role please contact: 0161 834 6069

Closing date: Tuesday 27 August 2019, 12pm

Interview date: Friday 6 September 2019

Gaddum-Application-for-Employment May 2017

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Executive Assistant – PS