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Reference: 92170

Date Added: 28 March 2024
Closing Date: 14 April 2024

Job Title: Private Secretary to the CEO and Deputy CEO

Working For: Equality and Human Rights Commission

Location: London

Salary: £42,228.48, plus £3,200 London weighting allowance

Length of Contract: Nine months

Job Details

This is a fast-paced, complex, and fascinating job at the heart of the EHRC, working on high-profile, high-impact issues concerning equality and human rights in Britain.

The successful candidate will be joining at a critical time in the organisation’s multi-year change programme, supporting the Leadership Team and ensuring the organisation’s primary decision-makers are well supported in their roles.

You will:

Ensure the CEO and Deputy CEO are able to operate strategically and effectively, with high quality briefing and support

Reporting to the Chief of Staff, organise, coordinate and quality assure briefings and advice from legal and policy experts to support the CEO, Deputy CEO, Leadership Team, Chair and Board.

Coordinate and quality assure meetings with and responses to correspondence from a variety of stakeholders across government, different sectors, and civil society.

Collaborate with colleagues across the organisation to ensure deadlines are met, advice papers are of a high quality and received on time, and correspondence is appropriately managed.

Note and implement actions from high-level meetings, accurately reflecting conversations and the decisions taken.

Ensure effective and proactive diary management for the CEO and Deputy CEO and brief the senior team on the EHRC’s corporate calendar.

Support the Leadership Team’s secretariat function including drafting and circulating agendas, tracking actions and noting and sharing minutes.

Support the Chief of Staff to ensure the Chair’s, CEO’s and Deputy CEO’s perspectives are reflected in key policy and strategy development and operational delivery.

Support the wider Private Office team to ensure the twice-weekly box summarises and prioritises issues concisely and comprehensively for decision and to note.

Support the Private Office team to deliver wider strategic and operational corporate support.

Closing Date: 14 April 2024

Interview/Start Dates

To start asap

Application Details

You will be asked to provide:

Your Curriculum Vitae – we will use this to assess your suitability against the required experience, knowledge and skills for this role; and

In the same document as your CV, a 500-word statement that provides examples demonstrating your suitability against the Core Skills as set out in the Candidate Pack, found on the advert.


Website: https://www.equalityhumanrights.com/

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