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Administrative Assistant (Employment & Skills)

Grade D £16,015 - £18,544 per annum Living Wage Supplement will be paid for salaries below £16,302 Based in Leeds City Centre Please note: It is WYCA policy to recruit at SP1 for all appointments. Incremental increase to top of grade on an annual basis.Closing date 22nd August 2017. Based in Leeds City Centre

If you are an experienced administrator who is looking for a new challenge within a lively and fast-paced team, this could be the opportunity for you.  

Leeds City Region is a dynamic and vibrant place to live, work and do business and we are seeking a hard-working and enthusiastic individual with experience of working in an administrative role to support the Employment and Skills Team of the West Yorkshire Combined Authority.  

The successful candidate will have an interest in the employment and skills agenda, will be a proactive, self-starter with excellent organisational skills, a positive, can-do attitude, good communication and organisational skills and excellent customer service skills. This is a busy and varied role and the successful candidate must be able to prioritise and meet multiple deadlines, be able to use their initiative and work independently. The role involves communication and interaction with senior officers and elected members, the candidate must therefore have a professional manner and an understanding of working within a politically sensitive environment. Experience of supporting a busy external facing team with a diverse workload is a must

If this sounds like you, we would like to hear from you.    

West Yorkshire Combined Authority (WYCA) has a flexible and encouraging approach to helping you achieve your best work/life balance and career goals with a range of benefits including a local government career average pension scheme, a free countywide travel MCard (zone 1-5) and flexitime working scheme.   

We encourage applications from everyone regardless of age, race, gender, religion or beliefs, disability, gender identity or sexual orientation.

Please submit your application form  by 22nd August 2017. Interviews will be held on Thursday 31st August 2017. 

If you have any questions about the role, after reading the full role profile, please contact Emma Longbottom, Sector Skills Manager on 07773 577494 or email  emma.longbottom@westyorks-ca.gov.uk    

If you have not heard from us within 4 weeks of the closing date please assume that you have not been successful on this occasion. Candidates will be notified of invitation to interview by e-mail.   

No Agencies please. 

Candidate information will be retained by WYCA for 12 months unless you make a request for this to be deleted.          




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