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  • Personal Assistant to Managing Director

  • Business: Travis Perkins
  • Sector: Branch Management & Supervisory
  • Location: Swindon, Wiltshire
  • Salary: £Competitive plus benefits
  • Hours of work: 40
  • Position type: Fixed Term Contract
  • Job type: Full Time
  • Date posted: 14-Apr-2021
  • Job reference: 31099

Job Description

Are you an experienced Personal Assistant looking to secure a new role, are you interested in a fixed term contract for 12 months to cover maternity. Have you previously supported a Managing Director and managed a busy, ever changing diary, do you take pride in taking ownership of providing a comprehensive and confidential service. If so, we want to hear from you, as we need someone to start ASAP.
 
At Travis Perkins we have an opportunity for a Personal Assistant to support our Regional Managing Director in our South West and Wales region.  This role will be based in our Dunbeath, Swindon Regional office. However, due to Covid, there is flexibility to have a mix of working from home and from our Swindon office until restrictions are lifted.

What will I be doing?
No one day is the same as the next in TP especially in a PA position, but here are a few pointers:
  • Diary management, meeting organisation and management of complex travel schedules and itineraries. 
  • Preparing presentations for board meetings and taking minutes
  • You will also be responsible for ensuring deadlines are met for board reports/type up correspondence and any minute-taking, so the appropriate documentation is prepared.
  • The role also involves specific project work as required to support the MD including organising supplier and customer events. 
  • HR - support includes
    • Raising employee contracts
    • Recruitment support 
    • Attend any appeal hearing grievances working alongside employee relations
  • Being a support and contact to our Regional Directors in the region
What you’ll need to know:
  • You will be joining a forward thinking, driven team, where your proactive attitude and self starter mindset will be a great fit!
  • Your excellent interpersonal skills will be key for you to succeed in building strong stakeholder relationships.
  • As you will be joining a fast paced team, your strong organisational and excellent attention to detail will be utilised on a daily basis, within this varied PA opportunity (alongside your excellent IT skills we use Google suite, but we can teach you).
At Travis Perkins we pride ourselves on being a great place to work. We’re a top employer that looks after our people and empowers them to look after our business and our loyal customer base.
 
Don't delay, apply today, closing date 25th April

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