Executive Assistant / PA

We are now looking for a highly effective PA to provide confidential and efficient administrative support to the Managing Director and other members of the senior management team. This is a fixed term contract opportunity, anticipated to last for 9-12 months for maternity cover.

This role will suit someone who enjoys engaging with people and loves variety. No two days will ever be the same and will include preparing reports and presentations, making meeting and travel arrangements, managing internal communications, organising conferences and internal events. With a ‘can do’ attitude, you will be comfortable turning your hand to whatever task is required of you to get the job done.

You will act as the first point of contact for internal and external stakeholders on all day to day matters. Flexible and adaptable in your approach, you will confidently and diplomatically manage stakeholder requests and expectations. With outstanding interpersonal and communication skills, you will be able to build strong working relationships and professional credibility quickly. You will have a high level of attention to detail and be able to organise your own workload in a high paced environment.  Your secret super power will be the ability to anticipate requirements and other’s needs.

This is an exciting opportunity to join a fast paced and growing company, where the emphasis is on delivering brilliant service. If you are an experienced PA who thrives on delivering a first-class service, we would love to hear from you!

What you’ll be expected to do in the role
  • Provide a consistently high level of quality executive assistant support to the MD
  • General PA and administrative duties, e.g., expense processing, purchase orders, email management, etc.
  • To act as the contact person for the MD for internal and external stakeholders, specifically the Executive Committee. Communicating with senior managers, employees, members of PF Group and external customers.
  • Preparation and management of events (company briefings, company social events, broker events, management conferences, and external conferences)
  • Preparation of reports, including the monthly board report, Group board report and the Business Plan.
What we’re looking for from you

Must have

  • Demonstrable experience working in an Executive Assistant capacity
  • Previous experience in a high pace working environment with the ability to work effectively under pressure
  • Experience of managing internal meetings, committees and stakeholders
  • Previous people management experience
  • Outstanding interpersonal and communication skills
  • High standards of numeracy and literacy
  • Outstanding organisational and administrative skills
  • Proactive thinker who can anticipate the MD’s requirements
  • Resilient and flexible to adapt to changing situations and circumstances
  • Strong IT skills including Word, Excel and PowerPoint
 Working at Moneybarn

Working at Moneybarn is rewarding in every sense, and we believe that if we take care of our people, our business will take care of itself. As a growing company, we are always interested in hearing from people with potential. Our head office is in Petersfield, Hampshire.

We’re the UK’s largest specialist vehicle finance lender, and we’re part of the Provident Financial Group, one of the UK’s leading suppliers of credit products to the non-standard market. To find out more about us, including our history and values, click here.

Reasons to join the Moneybarn team

Ensuring we have a dedicated team is essential to our success, and we’ve worked hard to create a friendly working environment, which allows individuals to share ideas and deliver positive outcomes.

We want all employees to be able to fulfil their potential and excel in their role, so we invest heavily in training and development throughout the business. This approach enables us to nurture talent, and provide the very best outcomes for both our customers and the business.

The wellbeing of our team is incredibly important and we offer a gym, qualified instructors, keep-fit classes, Barney Bikes and regular fruit deliveries for employees to enjoy. We also run a range of regular in-house events and activities to promote interaction and communication within the company.

2017 marks Moneybarn’s 25th year of trading and we believe our continued success is driven by our values-based approach which underpins the way that we engage with our employees, customers and partners. Our values are: Fair, Approachable, Responsible & Progressive.

Benefits

We offer competitive salaries and a full employee benefit package, which includes a contributory pension, employee Sharesave and stock purchase schemes.

How do you apply?

Click on the "Apply now” button below. This will pop up an email which you can use to attach and send us your CV and covering letter telling us why this is the perfect opportunity for you.

Once we’ve received your CV and covering letter, if you’re successful at the first stage we’ll contact you to arrange an interview.

If you don’t hear from us within 7 days of sending us your application, this means you have been unsuccessful. We may not be able to provide confirmation and feedback to everyone who applies.

Important notes

  • We will keep your CV on our records for 6 months after your application
  • We will carry out full financial checks and Criminal Record Bureau checks as part of the recruitment process for all roles
  • As an employer that believes in the importance of cultural diversity in the workplace, we’ve signed up for the National Equality Standard (NES). You can find out more here.