Executive Coordination Specialist

The Executive Coordination Specialist is fundamental to the smooth running of ActionAid UK. The post holder will provide proactive, efficient and professional support to assist the Chief Executive to lead the organisation effectively.

ActionAid is an international charity that works with women and girls living in poverty. Our dedicated local staff are changing the world with women and girls. We are ending violence and fighting poverty so that all women, everywhere, can create the future they want.


The Executive Coordination Specialist is fundamental to the smooth running of ActionAid UK.
The post holder will provide proactive, efficient and professional support to assist the Chief Executive to lead the organisation effectively.
They will take responsibility for providing support and coordination to the Chief Executive and the Senior Leadership Team to ensure effective meetings and systems that enable strong teamwork.
You will Project Manage ad-hoc projects which arise within the Senior Leadership team, therefore experience of Project Management is also a requirement of this post.
As the first point of contact for the Executive office, you will be comfortable dealing with people at the highest level.
You are able to remain calm under pressure and you have extensive experience of providing office & senior level PA support, whilst working both independently and as part of a wider team.
Naturally good with people, you have excellent communication, administration and IT skills, coupled with a keen eye for detail.
Excellent at multitasking you will also be a strong team player who is able take the initiative and prioritise workloads and priorities efficiently.
 

If you have the skill set required, along with the desire to join an organisation who work to change the lives of women and girls living in poverty, please apply.


Please note that this role is being offered as a fixed term contract to cover the secondment leave of the substantive post holder until March 2022.


ActionAid is committed to driving improvement through digital channels, tools and ways of working.  We will ensure that we provide the technology and the training to enable all staff to perform their roles to the best of their abilities. In return, we ask that all staff are committed to continually improving their digital skills and knowledge within the working environment. Our recruitment processes will evaluate the digital skills of all applicants. 


ActionAid is committed to supporting flexible working. If you would like to discuss flexible working options, there will be space to do so during the interview process.

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About the job

  • Closing date
    11 March 2021

  • Job location
    Central London

  • Salary
    £35,608 - £36,685 per annum

  • Contract type
    Fixed Term Contract

Benefits

    • Work-life balance
    • Flexible working, core hours
    • Generous annual leave
    • Extra 5-day annual holiday purchase
    • Pension contributions
    • Employer-paid life assurance
    • Travel
    • Interest-free season ticket loans
    • Tax-free Bike2Work scheme
    • Health
    • Reimbursement for eye tests and glasses
    • Enhanced maternity leave
    • Enhanced paternity leave

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