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"Knowing that the work I do contributes towards improving the lives of Peterborough residents is a real driver for me. Work isn’t just about coming into the office to do the 9 to 5, it’s about wanting to make a real difference. The commitment of my colleagues in working to achieve that goal means there’s always support when you need it and a great team spirit."

Claire M, Children's Services

Executive Assistant (Legal Services)

Job Summary

Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Hours:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
14/05/2018
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 18/05/2018 23:59
Employment Location:
Town Hall, Peterborough
Salary:
£23,866 - £27,358
Weekly Hours:
37
Vacancy ID:
102174

Job details 

Closing date:
18 May


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Please note

This job is closed for applications.

Further information

An opportunity has arisen for a 12 month temporary contract within Legal Services for an Executive Assistant. This contract is to cover a period of maternity leave being taken by the current post holder.

The successful applicant will preferably have some knowledge and experience of working within a legal and/or Local Government environment, and be able to provide a comprehensive support function to the four Senior Lawyers who manage Legal Services.

The candidate should be experienced in performing strongly in both an independent and team context. In addition, good organisational and IT skills are essential for the role, as are excellent communication skills.

The role includes a wide range of tasks to support the provision of Legal Services to its client departments and external partners and assist the Senior Lawyers in this role by undertaking the administrative tasks necessary to provide this. This includes reporting and invoicing from the Legal case Management system, diary management, compiling spreadsheets and schedules, assisting with admin tasks associated with the management of locums and temporary staff, raising invoices, dealing with invoices and queries relating to financial matters pertaining to Legal Services, setting up meetings, agenda drafting and minute taking as appropriate.

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