Blind Veterans UK

Blind Veterans UK – PA to Director of Resources and Chief Scientific Officer


£32,000 per annum

Blind Veterans UK helps vision-impaired ex-Service men and women of every generation rebuild their lives after sight loss. Since 1915, we’ve provided rehabilitation, training, practical advice and emotional support to tens of thousands of blind veterans.

We’re looking for an experienced and highly organised PA to provide high quality, flexible, reliable and confidential support to the Director of Resources and Chief Scientific Officer (CSO).

Your role will include managing detailed diaries, organising meetings and appointments, making travel arrangements and preparing and presenting reports. You will also provide support with project management and events, working closing with other PAs in the Senior Management Team (SLT). The first point of contact for enquiries relating to the Director and CSO.

You will proactively ensure the day to day running of the office and be required to take minutes and follow up on meetings for the Senior Leadership Team, and other forums.

The ideal candidate will be confident, outgoing and professional, with a flexible and proactive approach.  You’ll be skilled at managing and prioritising a varied and pressurised workload. A highly effective and professional communicator, you’ll have a natural ability to adapt your style to a variety of situations and people. An excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office and information management is also essential.

To apply, please send your up to date CV and Supporting Statement of not more than 500 words to outlining how your knowledge, skills and experience match the person specification. 

Closing DateTuesday 11 February 2020 at 12 midday

Interview date: Thursday 20 February 2020

 Should we receive a high volume of interest, we may close applications for this vacancy before the deadline so you are advised to express your interest as soon as possible.

Due to the high number of enquiries and applications we receive for our vacancies we don’t acknowledge each one – if you haven’t heard from us within a week of the closing date, please assume that we won’t be inviting you for an interview. You are, of course, welcome to try again if a suitable post comes up. We are unable to provide feedback to candidates not shortlisted for interview.

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