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PA / Administrator

Gloucestershire, Gloucester
Up to £17.21 per hour
Closing date
19 Jul 2024

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Role: PA / Administrator

Location: Gloucester

Salary: £17.21 per hour

About the role

To provide pro-active and coherent organisational assistance to their manager to optimise the proficiency of that manager. Provides a professional interface between that individual and their department, the company, and all external individuals agencies. Performs various duties of a responsible and confidential nature, often to deadlines. Maintains highly confidential information and files and effectively organises and expedites the flow of work through the manager's office

Key Responsibilities

  • The nature of the relationship between a Deputy Senior Head of Function and their PA demands
  • exceptional levels of trust and confidence to protect the integrity of the senior manager.
  • PAs will have minimal supervision on a day-to-day basis they are required to take initiative to ensure that tasks are met within acceptable timeframes.
  • The post holder will report specifically to a designated manager to ensure that conflicting priorities can be managed and for purposes of authorising expenses etc.
  • Any confidential and/or sensitive information which the PA comes across must be treated respectfully and with integrity.
  • Key interfaces must be managed, to ensure the smooth operational running of the manager's office.
  • PA support can be provided to more than one manager.


  • GCSE / National Qualification standards (or equivalent) especially English Language
  • RSA Grade II (or equivalent) Typing qualification
  • Organisational skills -can organise complete complex events considering business and personal priorities and best use of Manager's time.
  • Influencing skills can make things happen and get results without alienating others
  • People skills: maintains high level of mutual trust with the Manager(s), regularly liaises professionally with others
  • Previous secretarial / PA experience supporting senior managers
  • Proof of excellent organisational skills; be able to prioritise and enjoy working in a team environment as well as on their own
  • Be able to demonstrate problem-solving skills, taking initiative, strong interpersonal skills,

Specific Skills

  • Be able to maintain a cheerful temperament when under pressure
  • Quickly establishes a rapport with business managers, teams, and peers
  • Pays attention to detail
  • Ability to communicate effectively with all levels of the organisation both written and verbally
  • Recognises the need for and respects confidentiality
  • Is adaptable to new situations tasks and quickly learns new information
  • Ability to work to and achieve deadlines
  • Strong organisational skills and the ability to prioritise and organise own work to a daily/weekly schedule
  • Co-operates, works with, and supports team members to achieve team department goals.


  • Previous secretarial experience using MS Office IT Packages

Manpower UK is acting as an Employment Business in relation to this vacancy.


As the nation’s largest producer of low-carbon electricity, EDF are looking for sharp minds to join the team and help shape the UK’s energy future.

They aim to become the best, most trusted energy supplier for their customers, through trust, transparency and teamwork. That’s why they have developed a working environment where you can perform at your best; where you’re empowered with the skills and opportunities to achieve great things.

Don’t just take it from us – take a look at what this Manpower employee thinks about working onsite at EDF in Hove:

“Working with Manpower at EDF has been a fantastic experience. I’ve worked in three assignments here, and found them all interesting and varied. EDF is a great company and the Manpower team are always really supportive and helpful” – Kevin, Customer Service Advisor

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3rd Floor, Cardinal Place
80 Victoria Street

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