Position: Personal Assistant to the Director of Operations
Salary: GBP25421 - GBP33577 per annum
Ref: 523610_1583934630
Job Type: Permanent
Published On: 11/03/2020
Contact Name: Jenna Jackson
Client: SSE plc

Base Location: Glasgow

Salary: £25,421 - £33,577 depending on skills and experience

Working Pattern: Permanent | Full Time Flexible working patterns available | 37 hours per week

About the Department

SSE Enterprise is responsible for providing innovative solutions to build, own, operate and maintain energy and communications infrastructure in the UK and Ireland. Our experience in energy and communications infrastructure means we understand the challenges ahead. We deliver projects on time and budget, helping customers prosper now and in the future.

What is the Role?

Were looking for a dynamic, confident professional to provide personal administrative assistance to our Director of Operations & Business Support and Director of Finance.

Principally, the support were seeking is in the following areas:

- Management and dissemination of confidential and sensitive information to and from directors and senior managers

- Co-ordination of complex diaries and travel arrangements

- Management of correspondence and documentation

- Scheduling of senior level conference calls, meetings and events

- Undertaking various projects to help your Directors ensure work is completed to time, to standard and to budget

- Acting as a key source of administrative advice and support to others within the structures you form a part of

This is a demanding role in a growing business, and those who can rise to the challenge will have previous experience of working in a similar position supporting senior level professionals in a large, complex organisation.

What do I need?

This is a demanding role in a growing business, and those who can rise to the challenge will have previous experience of working in a similar position supporting senior level professionals in a large, complex organisation. problem-solving skills are essential, as are excellent computer skills, and strong experience with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).

Strong verbal and written communication skills are essential for this role, as you will be required to present and explain a range of management information in a clear and concise way. You will need to be highly focussed, well organised, and work effectively under pressure.

On occasions there will be a requirement for you to work flexibly and this may include working beyond the end of your normal day. There may be instances when travel to other SSE sites may be required.

Our Benefits

We're committed to ensuring we offer our people a great place to work, with competitive salary, contributory pension plan and benefits package. Why not watch our short employee benefits video to see what else is on offer?

Next Steps

We'll let you know the outcome of your job application after the closing date. To discuss any adjustments you require to submit your application please get in touch with

Please be aware if you are successful, you'll be required to complete our pre-employment screening process before joining SSE. Internal candidates, please notify your line manager before submitting your application.

About SSE

We all have different skills here at SSE and that's what makes us stand out. We all take pride in a job well done and share the belief that an inclusive culture is key to our success and vision for the future. Above all, safety is at the heart of everything we do at SSE and we live by the mantra 'if it's not safe, we don't do it'.

SSE is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all employees.