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Reference: 52350

Date Added: 18 August 2015
Closing Date: 28 August 2015

Job Title: Senior Secretary

Working For: Naz Shah MP

Location: Bradford

Salary: £23K to £27K (negotiable on experience)

Job Details

Naz Shah MP seeks to recruit a Senior Secretary in the Bradford office.

The successful candidate will be a highly motivated self-starter who has the ability to work independently, is able to use judgement and work as part of a wider case management team; you must also be sympathetic to the Labour Party’s aims and beliefs.

You will possess excellent communication skills, be IT literate and demonstrate initiative and enthusiasm. Knowledge and skills in diary management are essential as well as an ability to deal sensitively with members of the public and you will possess a good understanding of case work and confidentiality.

Your responsibilities will include providing secretarial support to Bradford office, maintain files, records and appointment diary, take office calls, administrative support and manage MP’s diary. As well as provide case work support.

The post is initially funded until 31st March 2016 and is subject to satisfactory references and six months performance and probationary period.

Upon appointment you will be required to comply with the Baseline Personnel Security Standard, undertaken by the Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO). See Members’ Staff Verification Office (MSVO) page for further info. MPs generally pay staff in accordance with IPSA guidelines.

Closing Date: 28 August 2015

Interview/Start Dates

Closing Date for Applications: 5pm on 28th August 2015

Interviews: 3rd September 2015

Start Date: as soon as possible and according to contractual obligations the successful candidate may need to provide to their existing employer.

We will not appoint before the closing date.

Application Details

For an application pack, contact Mohammad Shabbir on 07944435722/01274 725171 or via email at Mohammad.shabbir@parliament.uk.

CVs will not be accepted.

Website: http://www.parliament.uk/biographies/commons/naz-shah/4409

Additional Notes