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Reference: 59005

Date Added: 11 January 2017
Closing Date: 19 January 2017

Job Title: Director's Assistant

Working For: Office of the Children's Commissioner for England

Location: London

Salary: £25k

Job Details

This is, initially at first, a temporary position which would suit somebody eager to learn about the workings of Westminster and the work of the Office of the Children’s Commissioner. Giving support to the most senior members of the Children’s Commissioner team, it is an opportunity to develop policy knowledge and expand your range of contacts. The post does require first rate administrative skills, energy, initiative and an enthusiasm for working in what can be a very fast paced environment. It isn’t all exciting: the work will include a significant degree of administrative work such as printing, emailing and arranging meetings. If you think you have the correct mix of skills and a positive attitude, we would love to hear from you

The post will work primarily with the Director of Strat and Advocacy and the Director of Evidence .

· To help with diary management for the Director of Strategy and Advocacy and Director of Evidence , working in close partnership with the Children’s Commissioner’s business support team
· To provide administrative support for advocacy projects and external engagements
· To provide secretariat support to the evidence team to set up steering groups and advisory groups for evidence projects
· To support the preparation and administration of business plans
· To provide administrative support to policy analysts in preparing for events and consultations
· To assist the business support team as needed

This is a 3 month contract with view to extend for the right candidate.

Closing Date: 19 January 2017

Interview/Start Dates

Interviews will be held on 23rd Jan. You MUST be able to start immediately.

Application Details

Please forward your CV and covering letter detailing why you would be suitable for this role, to OCC.Recruitment@childrenscommissioner.gsi.gov.uk
If you have any questions regarding this role, please contact Kelly.Pickard@ChildrensCommissioner.gsi.gov.uk.

Website: http://www.childrenscommissioner.gov.uk/

Additional Notes