Executive Assistant to the CEO

We are looking to appoint an Executive Assistant to the CEO to join our friendly team. This new role has been designed to maximise the effectiveness of the CEO through direct and indirect support to aid leadership performance.

Grade B job role (salary band £25,984-£41,575 per annum based upon experience), plus benefits

The Energy Institute (EI) is the professional membership body bringing global energy expertise together.  We gather and share essential knowledge about energy, the skills that are helping us use it more wisely, and the good practice that keeps it safe and secure.

We articulate the voice of energy experts, taking the know-how of thousands of members from over 100 countries to the heart of the public debate. And we’re an independent, not-for-profit, safe space for evidence-based collaboration, an honest broker between industry, academia and policy makers.

We are looking to appoint an Executive Assistant to the CEO to join our friendly team. This new role has been designed to maximise the effectiveness of the CEO through direct and indirect support to aid leadership performance. This includes planning, guiding, facilitating and monitoring workflow, including the quality and provision of data and information to and from the CEO to support the delivery of the strategy and business plan. It involves PA duties alongside EA project work across a variety of EI activities. You will work with the CEO, members of the Trustee Board, the leadership team and volunteers including our branch and young professional network leaders.

The successful applicant will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and be able to communicate at all levels. Organisational and IT skills are a must as is the ability to assimilate context and information quickly to support the CEO workflow. The post involves some UK travel and developing a healthy interest in energy matters will be useful.

To apply: Please send a CV and covering letter explaining how you meet the requirements of the post to Louise Kingham, Energy Institute, 61 New Cavendish Street, London W1G 7AR, or e: lkingham@energyinst.org by 9am on Monday 3 February 2020.

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