Executive Assistant - secondment opportunity

Discipline: Internal
Vacancy reference: 017029
Published: 15 days ago
Duration: 12 months
Closing date: 03 July 2022

Secondment opportunity for a period of 12 months

The RPCD NSL are looking for some additional support.


The role

This role reports to the Executive Services Team Leader and the successful candidate would be responsible for providing a high-quality support service to a number of  lawyers, utilising Administrative Assistants as appropriate.


A typical day would be:

  • Assessing, managing and prioritising own workflow
  • Delegating relevant tasks to the Admin Assistant inbox
  • Responsible for ensuring relevant documentation or finance information is available
  • Being first point of contact
  • Managing relevant lawyer's diaries
  • Managing and monitoring relevant lawyer's inbox
  • Responsible for compliance, money laundering requirements


The person

This is a busy and challenging role and to be successful your background will probably include:

  • Experience in a similar role
  • Experience of working for multiple people with competing demands
  • Excellent Microsoft Office skills, in particular Word and good experience of Outlook, PowerPoint and Excel
  • At least 5 GCSEs at Grade 4 (formally Grade C) or above to include Mathematics and English (or equivalent)

In addition, the role requires someone who:

  • Can communicate clearly and effectively at all levels
  • Has excellent planning and organisation skills and remains calm under pressure
  • Has the ability to work as part of a team and establishes good working relationships at all levels
  • Has a keen interest in the role and responsibility of an Executive Assistant 
  • Has excellent presentational and attention to detail skills
  • Positive can-do attitude/willing to learn
  • Always provides outstanding client service

Why should I apply?

If you have an enthusiasm for organisation, outstanding client service and looking for job satisfaction, then this role may be just what you are looking for.


If you wish to have an informal chat before submitting a formal application then please contact either Clare Clarke, ESM or Jayne Richardson, ESTL.