Business Manager - Executive Assistant

Posted on Apr 16, 2024 by Investigo Change Solutions
City, London, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£51.4k - £51.4k Annual
Full-Time

Business Manager (Executive Assistant)

Permanent - Full Time

Hybrid - 2 days a week onsite from Central London (Moorgate)

£51,363 + generous Public Sector benefits

  • Are you a Senior Executive Assistant? Business Manager? Chief of Staff?
  • Have you built your experience across the Civil Service or Public Sector? Maybe an Arms Length Body or Regulator?
  • Do you thrive in a fast pace, politicised environment, supporting C-suite or executive leadership?

If so, we'd love to hear from you.

The Organisation

This unique independent, public sector body is responsible for upholding democracy and regulating voting and political finance across the UK. With a big year of elections ahead, and a new Chief Executive, this is an exciting time to join this organisation. The nature of this organisation's work within our democratic society, means that the culture and environment is incredibly positive, made up individuals that are passionate about politics, fairness and transparency.

The Opportunity

With the appointment of a new CEO, the organisation are looking for a new permanent Business Manager to support both them, and Chair.

As their most Senior Executive assistant, this role will be responsible for managing their office, leading and developing a team of 4 to provide the highest level of executive support.

The areas of responsibilities for this role will focus on;

  • Understanding the corporate goals and priorities, how they impact the wider political landscape
  • Optimise schedules and workload of the Chair and Chief Exec for maximum efficiency and to ensure effective leadership.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure effective delivery of corp. strategy and goals, whilst keep the Chief Executive informed of relevant issues and shifting priorities.
  • Briefing Support through the preparation of comprehensive materials and research for meetings and events.
  • Manage communications and budgets of both the Business Support function and their International Budget.
  • Command the confidence of both senior leadership and staff, building and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of senior stakeholders, both internally and externally, including Cabinet Officials, Local Authority Chief Execs, MPs, Peers, EROs/Ros etc.

The Successful Candidate

We are looking for someone with;

  • Extensive experience of executive support to C-Suite within the Public Sector or Civil Service.
  • Strong interpersonal and communicative skills, both written and oral.
  • Understanding of how to navigate and communicate with tact, diplomacy and discretion within a sensitive, political environment.
  • Ability to juggle shifting priorities within a fast-pace, highly scrutinised, political environment.
  • Initiative and self-management, able to work with minimal supervision, take decisive action and proactively problem solve.
  • Practical line management experience of a small business support function.

What next?

If you believe you possess the right skills and experience to succeed in this role, then I want to talk with you ASAP. For further information or to receive a full JD, please send your updated CV to (see below) or apply below.

We encourage anyone to apply who can demonstrate a variety of skills and experiences relevant to meeting the requirements of this role and will consider all applicants who meet the minimum requirements regardless of their identity or background.


Reference: 2748278901

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Business Manager - Executive Assistant

Posted on Apr 16, 2024 by Investigo Change Solutions

City, London, United Kingdom
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
£51.4k - £51.4k Annual
Full-Time

Business Manager (Executive Assistant)

Permanent - Full Time

Hybrid - 2 days a week onsite from Central London (Moorgate)

£51,363 + generous Public Sector benefits

  • Are you a Senior Executive Assistant? Business Manager? Chief of Staff?
  • Have you built your experience across the Civil Service or Public Sector? Maybe an Arms Length Body or Regulator?
  • Do you thrive in a fast pace, politicised environment, supporting C-suite or executive leadership?

If so, we'd love to hear from you.

The Organisation

This unique independent, public sector body is responsible for upholding democracy and regulating voting and political finance across the UK. With a big year of elections ahead, and a new Chief Executive, this is an exciting time to join this organisation. The nature of this organisation's work within our democratic society, means that the culture and environment is incredibly positive, made up individuals that are passionate about politics, fairness and transparency.

The Opportunity

With the appointment of a new CEO, the organisation are looking for a new permanent Business Manager to support both them, and Chair.

As their most Senior Executive assistant, this role will be responsible for managing their office, leading and developing a team of 4 to provide the highest level of executive support.

The areas of responsibilities for this role will focus on;

  • Understanding the corporate goals and priorities, how they impact the wider political landscape
  • Optimise schedules and workload of the Chair and Chief Exec for maximum efficiency and to ensure effective leadership.
  • Collaborate with senior leadership to ensure effective delivery of corp. strategy and goals, whilst keep the Chief Executive informed of relevant issues and shifting priorities.
  • Briefing Support through the preparation of comprehensive materials and research for meetings and events.
  • Manage communications and budgets of both the Business Support function and their International Budget.
  • Command the confidence of both senior leadership and staff, building and maintaining strong working relationships with a range of senior stakeholders, both internally and externally, including Cabinet Officials, Local Authority Chief Execs, MPs, Peers, EROs/Ros etc.

The Successful Candidate

We are looking for someone with;

  • Extensive experience of executive support to C-Suite within the Public Sector or Civil Service.
  • Strong interpersonal and communicative skills, both written and oral.
  • Understanding of how to navigate and communicate with tact, diplomacy and discretion within a sensitive, political environment.
  • Ability to juggle shifting priorities within a fast-pace, highly scrutinised, political environment.
  • Initiative and self-management, able to work with minimal supervision, take decisive action and proactively problem solve.
  • Practical line management experience of a small business support function.

What next?

If you believe you possess the right skills and experience to succeed in this role, then I want to talk with you ASAP. For further information or to receive a full JD, please send your updated CV to (see below) or apply below.

We encourage anyone to apply who can demonstrate a variety of skills and experiences relevant to meeting the requirements of this role and will consider all applicants who meet the minimum requirements regardless of their identity or background.

Reference: 2748278901

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