Personal Assistant

Posted 1 week ago by DCC

Becoming a Personal Assistant with Smart DCC:


Great opportunity to secure an initial 6 months contract as a Personal Assistant, based from London or Manchester but predominantly remote working. The Personal Assistant will provide dedicated secretarial and administrative support to two members of the executive team.


What you’ll be doing:


·      Regular and proactive communication with your executive members to understand their workload/issues and proactively assist where possible

·      Creation of presentational material for internal and external audiences – including storage and re-use of material where appropriate for efficiency

·      Inbox management, monitoring and responding on behalf of your executive member where appropriate

·      Ensuring your executive members schedule is balance to cover all corporate objectives and line management requirements

·      Diary management , co-ordination and communication with PAs of senior external stakeholders

·      Organising of internal and external events and meetings, including accumulation and distribution of papers

·      Handling travel arrangements and monthly expenses

What we’re looking for:


  • Excellent ability to deliver core PA activities to the highest standard and accuracy
  • Strong initiative and proactive in finding solutions
  • An adept and confident communicator with strong inter-personal skills, effective in dealing with people at all levels.
  • Diplomatic and level-headed whilst maintaining confidentiality at all times
  • Courteous with a collaborative and tolerant working style
  • Self-starter who is enthusiastic, willing and able to take on responsibility
  • Highly organised, pragmatic and reliable, with a high degree of accuracy through due attention to detail
  • Experience and ability to work remotely is key to this role


About Smart DCC


At the Data Communications Company, we believe in making Britain more connected, so we can all lead smarter, greener lives. We’ve built the secure infrastructure that’s supporting the mass roll-out of smart meters across the country. Our universal, secure network will be in 30 million homes and small businesses, making it the largest network in Britain. So it’s a truly exciting time to join us. You’ll be part of a team that’s supporting the country’s transition to a low-carbon economy, and helping to ensure an affordable, secure, and sustainable energy supply for the future.


Operating independently of its parent company, Capita plc*, the DCC is a Disability Confident Committed Employer. We’re directed by the Department for Business and regulated by OFGEM. We collaborate with the Government and leading telco and utility industry service providers to help protect consumers and give them better energy choices. A finalist in the Top Workplace Awards in 2018, we reward professionals who thrive in an environment of change and innovation. Watch this about DCC video and if it ignites your interest, apply below.


What’s in it for you?


·      A competitive day rate

·      Partial remote working available for this role

You’ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.


What we hope you’ll do next:


Choose ‘Apply now’ to fill out our short application, so that we can find out more about you. If you have any questions you’d like to ask before applying, you can contact .


The parent company, Capita Plc*, are a leading UK provider of technology enabled business services. We’re supporting and improving the lives of millions of people every day and we can only do this with the right people in place, working towards a shared goal. We encourage an open, honest working environment where everyone can be true to themselves and people are valued for their differences. We’re always challenging each other to learn and improve, because we know when we work together, we can deliver better outcomes. We work across such a huge range of businesses and sectors, that you’ll have the opportunity to grow and develop your career in any number of directions. You’ll also become part of a network of 63,000 experienced, innovative, and dedicated individuals across multiple disciplines and sectors. There are countless opportunities to learn new skills and develop in your career, and we’ll provide the support you need to do deliver. Our purpose is to create a better outcome for you.




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