Midlands Connect - Personal Assistant
Swift Development Lead
Salary: £33,525 to £37,738 + excellent benefits
Contract: Fixed term Contract until 31st March 2020
Secondment opportunities welcome
Hours: 36.5 hours per week
Midlands Connect is a pan-Midlands partnership of 23 Local Authorities, nine Local Enterprise Partnerships, the Chambers of Commerce, Highways England, HS2 Ltd, Network Rail and our Sponsor the Department for Transport. It aims to deliver the enhanced connectivity required to power the Midlands Engine, maximising the Midlands' position as a hub of the national transport network; driving economic growth, trade and productivity.
The Midlands Connect region spans the country from Herefordshire in the West to the East Coast in Lincolnshire, and from Derbyshire in the north of our region to Warwickshire in the south. Our transport network serves several markets - commuters and freight, visitors and business; local, regional, and national traffic traverses our roads and rails.
The Midlands Connect Strategy was published in March 2017 and will help secure the further infrastructure funding needed to lay the groundwork for improved connectivity across the Midlands, bringing the East and West closer together and opening the region's businesses to the world.
We now need a dynamic professionally qualified PA to lead on providing a high quality and coordinated support service to the Midlands Connect Director. You will lead on the development of effective office systems, procedures, support services and team liaison.
In addition you will be the outward face of Midlands connect with the ability to maintain a calm professional approach when resolving outside partners queries and issues.
To apply for this role, please click below and you will be emailed to advise how to continue your application. Secondment requests from local authorities are welcome. Previous applicants need not apply.
A CV may be uploaded for extra information, but please note that personal details should be omitted and a CV alone will not be accepted.
Closing date: 3pm Monday 17th July 2017
Interview dates: To be confirmed
We are committed to equality of opportunity in service provision and employment. Our recruitment policies, procedures and practices enable all applicants to be considered on merit and ability to do the job. We will make reasonable adjustments, in line with the Equality Act, for disabled applicants if these are needed.