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Bus Partnerships Team Support Assistant

Job Summary
Contract Type:
Temporary
Working Pattern:
Full time
Advert Start Date:
20/08/2021
Advert End Date:
Closed for applications on 03/09/2021 12:00
Salary:
NECA Grade 6 £22,183 - £23,541 per annum
Hours per week:
37
Job Category:
Admin / Secretarial / Customer Services
Vacancy ID:
212106
Employment Location:
currently Gateshead Civic Centre and remote working
Post Number:
NECA/21/10
Number of posts:
1
Closing date:
3 Sep
Further Information

TRANSPORT NORTHEAST
Bus Partnerships Team Support Assistant (Temporary post to 31 March 2022)

NECA Grade 6 £22,183 - £23,541 per annum

vacancy ref: NECA/21/10

Our transport network gets us to work, to school, to cities, countryside, and the seaside. For passengers and freight, the Transport North East Strategy Unit, oversees strategic transport planning for North East England on behalf of the North East Joint Transport Committee, representing the seven local authorities in our region.

We need a Team Support Assistant to help us reach our goals. The successful candidate will provide a comprehensive and efficient personal assistant service to the Bus Partnerships Project Manager and will provide a range of administrative support services to the wider team.

The role is new one, so when you arrive you will need to work with the team to help establish the business processes and systems, we need to allow you and the team to succeed. It is an opportunity to show case your skills and experience and make the job your own.

You will ensure that business needs are prioritised and managed effectively, making sure we meet our deadlines and objectives. The role will be responsible for tasks including diary management, the maintenance and preparation of documents and presentations to a high standard, and will lead on the organisation, management and administration of events and meetings including tracking actions.

Based at Gateshead Civic Centre, the role reports to the Bus Partnerships Project Manager, Transport North East so you will have experience of meeting and communicating with senior stakeholders. To be successful you must demonstrate your capability to be a personal assistant at a senior level and organiser to a wider team.

You will have excellent ICT skills and should be able to work flexibly, sometimes under pressure to meet tight deadlines. We’re looking for excellent communication skills, both verbally and written, using a range of media. Attention to detail is paramount in this role, and as we are a public sector organisation you will be politically sensitive.

Most importantly, you must play your part to help the team succeed so you will have a professional outlook, an approachable manner, be self-motivated, enthusiastic, willing to lend a hand and happy to get involved in new challenges. The vision statement for transport in the region is: “Moving to a green, healthy, dynamic and thriving North East”. Why not join us for the journey?

For an informal discussion about the post please contact
Heather Jones, Bus Partnerships Project Manager. Email: Heather.Jones@transportnortheast.gov.uk
Tel: 07958 301 824.

Transport North East is proud to work on behalf of the region’s Combined Authorities. The successful applicant will be employed by the North East Combined Authority (NECA).

This recruitment is being led by Durham County Council on behalf of NECA.

In line with the County Council's Recruitment and Selection Policy, please note that we are unable to accept CVs. Any information provided on CVs will not be considered for short listing purposes.

Apply on-line or for further assistance contact Durham County Council Payroll and Employee Services via email at pesresources@durham.gov.uk.

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Please note
This job is closed for applications.