To provide EA support to the Chief Executive (and as required Chairman of the Board and Board Members)
The following competencies are required to undertake the role successfully:
Relationship Building/Interpersonal Sensitivity – Level 2
Defined as: Relationship Building is the ability to successfully establish useful relationships across the range of internal and external teams and Members. It relies on interpersonal sensitivity and the ability to understand and take into account the needs and feelings of others. It therefore includes empathy and good listening skills, as well as qualities such as honesty and integrity. The performance level sought is: L2, ‘Is sensitive to and listens to people’ (Indicators: Listens to others; Is approachable and gives enough time to individual and teams; Treats others as would like to be treated; Reads obvious body language and unspoken communication).
Taking Responsibility & Ownership – Level 3
Defined as: Taking responsibility involves accepting ultimate accountability for getting the job done. This requires a sense of ownership and a drive/determination to do what you say you will do, even if it includes making a sacrifice. The performance level sought is: L3, ‘Takes full responsibility/ownership’. (Indicators: Prepared to stick neck out; Never passes the buck; Never places too heavy burden on staff).
Decision Making – Level 2
Defined as: Decision Making is the ability to make timely and quality decisions and stick to them. Arguably, it is not a behaviour, but an output resulting from self-confidence, persuasion, business awareness, analytical thinking and taking responsibility. The performance level sought is: L2, ‘Makes timely decisions’ (Indicators: Decides when have enough information to make a decision; Acknowledges that better to have good policy in place quickly which satisfies 80% of need than a perfect one in 6 months)
Attention to Detail – Level 3
Defined as: Attention to detail is continually checking information and progress to maintain a high degree of accuracy and having a low tolerance for errors. It involves following tasks through to the end. The performance level sought is: L3, ‘High attention to detail and concern for quality’ (Indicators: Produces /manages high quality output, ensures errors are not repeated, ensures attention is paid to minutiae & correct procedures, keeps meticulous records.)
Planning and Organising/Personal Organisation – Level 3
Defined as: Personal organisation is the ability to think through and adapt a clear, sensible approach to planning, prioritising and organising work, to make the most efficient use of time and other resources. The performance level sought is: L3, ‘Well-organised’. (Indicators: Always knows who is doing what & degree of progress, can ‘juggle’ different pieces of work of different size and priority.)
The following qualifications, skills, experience, knowledge and other attributes are required to be considered for the role:
Start date: asap
Salary: in the region of £32,000 per annum
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