THIS IS A SELECTION OF JOBS – PERMANENT AND TEMPORARY – AVAILABLE THROUGH COVENT GARDEN
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LEARNING & DEVELOPMENT ADVISOR, NOT FOR PROFIT
Leading West End Medical Not for Profit organisation needs enthusiastic, capable, “safe pair of hands” Learning & Development Advisor.
Reporting to the Manager, this role includes building relationships with suppliers as well as designing and delivering some of the training.
This is a great opportunity for you to consolidate and develop your Learning & Development experience – everything from the design to the evaluation. You will support the staff engagement survey and manage the performance appraisal process (if you have experience of the online process that would be an advantage).
You may have built up your experience in a variety of sectors – our client is committeed to developing its staff at every level.
Good benefits including a subsidised restaurant.
Email your CV to be considered!
PA WITH AN INTEREST IN FINANCE
Unique opportunity for highly capable Senior level PA with an interest in Finance.
- Support the CFO and Finance Team using confident Excel
- Organise travel, accommodation and flights and visas
- Use Excel and very confident Powerpoint
You will have a proven track record in PA work with complex international travel arranging plus diary management. Hospitality sector experience with knowledge of the luxury service sector would be an advantage. Email your CV to be considered and we can discuss in more detail.
TECHNICAL TEAM ADMINISTRATOR – DO YOU HAVE A FOOD SCIENCE DEGREE ??
Leading Trade Association who deal with standards in food sales and manufacturing are looking for new Administrator to join their Technical Team.
The role would involve a range of interesting administration duties such as data analysis, collating KPI results and reports, updating bulletins and the website, creating and analysing a monthly survey and providing general admin support to the team.
You will be a Food Science or Bioscience Graduate and will need to have some solid administration experience together with excellent MS Office skills.
You will also have excellent customer facing and communication skills.
MEMBERSHIP OFFICER – USE YOUR PRESENTATION SKILLS!
Leading Membership Body based near Balham are looking for a Membership Development Officer to assist them with recruiting and retaining members across the UK.
The role would involve developing and delivering a rolling annual programme of Presentations in the UK/Ireland regions, promoting the organisation and identify opportunities for upgrades and new members. You would also be responsible for managing the CPD programme of training for existing members.
You will need:
- Experience planning and delivering Powerpoint Presentations on a regular basis to a wide audience
- Strong communication and interpersonal skills
- An interest in education and development
- Strong MS office skills
This is an excellent opportunity to use your presentation skills in an interesting and supportive environment with the chance to travel across the UK.
PAYROLL COORDINATOR, CITY
Interesting City based organisation has an opening for a proactive, responsible Payroll Coordinator with an enquiring mind. This is a stand alone Payroll position within a friendly and committed Finance Team. You will:
You will have:
- Take sole responsibility for monthly payroll for 150 people including handful of International employees
- Participate in regular review meetings with Finance and HR, and use your analytical skills to take on further projects such as headcount
- Sound knowledge of whole payroll process including some experience of a stand alone payroll position
- Basic Accounting with an interest in the “bigger picture” and being part of the broader team
- The confidence and gravtas to speak to Senior level managers and question information given to you
Our client prides itself on fostering a positive working atmosphere. They use SAP but you need to a good general knowledge of Payroll systems.
FIRST AND SECOND LINE IT SUPPORT – CENTRAL LONDON
Can you help look after the day to day IT needs of up to 200 people In this high profile Membership Organisation, where you’ll be the first point of contact to assist everyone who can’t quite make their computer do what they wanted it to do? You’ll be an enthusiastic expert, sorting out straightforward queries and problems – but also having the technical support knowledge to handle more complex issues as part of a team of three IT people.
You’ll be up to speed with
- Windows Server 2012
- Windows 7 and 8
- MS Office 36
And ideally be fairly familiar with CRM and Direct Marketing programmes. In short, if you feel you could look after everyone and take great pride in being the expert then this could be the job for you. Great offices, 5 weeks hols, Health Scheme etc.
EVENTS OFFICER, NOT FOR PROFIT
Great opportunity to play a key part in the smooth running of a busy Events team. Our client is a leading Health Regulator and prides itself on having a positive working atmosphere. In this responsible Events Officer role you will work with one other Events Officer and report to the Events Manager and:
- Provide support in the organisation and delivery of external events
- Co-ordinate conferences and exhibitions
- Maintain systems and processes for the events function
You will have a proven track record of delivering events, including venue finding, delegate management, logistics and booking travel and accommodation. Your experience would be particularly relevant if you have worked in the Public Sector or Not for Profit Worlds. You will of course be a first class communicator.
There will be some travel and out of hours work.
EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT FOR LEADING ARCHITECTS IN THE CITY
Leading global design and architecture firm based near Aldgate in the City are looking for an Executive Assistant to support their Managing Partner and Managing Director.
You would be working in a team oriented, fast paced environment dealing with diary management, complex travel arrangements, client liaison, reviewing, prioritisation and tracking of correspondence, preparing meeting agendas and presentation materials and maintaining the database.
Strong EA experience will be key for this role in addition to the ability to juggle tasks and work to deadlines and build relationships at all levels.
Do you have ..
- Solid EA/PA experience working at Director / Partner level
- Industry experience from the built world (architects, design, construction, engineering)
- Strong MS Office skills in Word, Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint
If so, send us your CV today to be considered for immediate interview.
EVENTS ROLES FOR WEST END MEMBERSHIP BODY
Our client, an interesting long established Membership Body in the Medical field are looking for two new members of their Events Team to assist with the organisation of their educational events, conferences and seminars.
One of the roles is entry level initially on a temporary basis and would be perfect for a new graduate with 6 months experience, the other role is permanent requires more solid event organising experience.
The roles would involve liaising with speakers, delegates and suppliers, updating the database, assisting with budgets, co-ordinating the design and content of published material and attending the events on the day to ensure everything runs smoothly.
Do you have:
- Event organisation experience ideally from within the membership or education sector
- Strong administration skills
- Confident communication skills
- A hardworking, flexible and keen attitude
If so, we’d like to hear from you. Send us your CV today.
ADMINISTRATOR WITH QUICKBOOKS ACCOUNTS, (7-13 MONTH FTC)
Professional Barristers Chambers is looking for an experienced admin assistant for a 7-13 month maternity cover. Our client is committed to working with solicitors and has an enviable reputation for excellence, reliability and integrity.
We are looking for candidates who are:
- Bright and confident with Quickbooks accounts experience (or similar)
- Organised - able to deal with suppliers, accounts/billing and other ad-hoc duties
- Personable – will be meeting and greeting clients arriving for conferences daily
If you think that this could be you then please send your CV today
GRADUATE ROYALTIES ADMINISTRATOR – 12 MONTH CONTRACT
Excellent opportunity to work for an interesting licensing body based near Fetter Lane where you would be working in a team dealing with Royalties Administration and supporting their Field Officers.
Duties would include processing timesheets and supplying information to HR, processing expense claims, dealing with enquiries, researching licensees, setting up and administering information audits and questionnaires and assisting with organising conferences.
You will have some strong administration experience, ideally gained working in a team, together with excellent MS Office skills, strong attention to details and communication skills.
This is initially a 12 month contract but there may be an opportunity for the role to be extended or made permanent.
TEAM PA, WEST END ASSET MANAGEMENT CO.
To c.£35,000 plus 10% pension
Successful, dynamic West End Asset Management Co needs commercially minded, savvy Team PA to support the Head of the Sales team plus his team. In this central role, you will:
-Organise multiple diaries and travel itineraries
-Negotiate corporate rates within Hotels
You will enjoy a busy role in which juggling, prioritising and communicating are the daily standard. This team work hard and play hard. Their CRM system is Salesforce so if you have used this before that would be an advantage. You will be qualified to a minimum of A Level standard with a solid track record of Team Assistant / PA work, and have at least one of the following:
-Asset Management experience
-Experience of supporting a Sales Team
-Experience of working within a small close knit company
Benefits include a 10% non contributory pension scheme, an annual discretionary bonus, health care and life insurance plus a sociable, friendly working atmosphere. Email your CV to us now to be considered!
EXPERIENCED PA TEMPS NEEDED
£12-15 PER HOUR
Exciting opportunities in exciting central London companies available for confident and experienced Personal Assistants/Secretaries.
We recruit for a broad range of clients, including well-known organisations in Public Sector, Membership, Arts, Charity and Legal fields. We are looking for candidates with:
• At least two years’ relevant experience
• Excellent diary management skills
• Proficiency with the MS Office Suite
• Confidence making travel arrangements and setting up meetings
If you have the right skills and are looking for the flexibility of temp and contract work then we would love to hear from you, send us your CV today!
START A NEW CAREER IN RECRUITMENT
Opportunity for proactive, business minded mature person (with at least 5 years work
experience since College) to start a new career in the world of Office Staff Recruitment.
As a Recruitment Consultant you'll:
-Interview candidates for Temporary and Permanent Business Support roles
-Liaise with Clients - and bring the two sides together
-Build and develop successful relationships using your initiative to the full
-Run your own day in a busy team environment
-What are you doing now?
Successful people have joined us from careers in
-The Office World - you're an EA, Senior PA, or Office Manager
-Retail or Hospitality Management - with plenty of people responsibility
-Graduate or Professional Trainee Schemes - now you want something more creative
-HR or Administration - you've done some interviewing and recruitment
-Events and Media - you're used to results and deadlines
-Sales and Marketing - you're ready to use these skills more subtlely
Our career package includes a good starting salary, both team and individual bonuses, and ongoing training which harnesses your transferable skills.
If you'd like to be considered for a career in Office Staff Recruitment with Covent Garden,
one of London's longest established agencies, please let us have your CV, together with
covering letter indicating why a move into Recruitment would appeal.