PA to Head of GA Unit / Policy Support Officer

Job Title: PA to Head of GA Unit / Policy Support Officer
Location: Gatwick
Category: General Aviation
Type: Permanent
Salary: £26,000
Reference #: VN2127
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Job Description

We are looking for an experienced PA to join our busy office and support our Head of General Aviation Unit/ Policy Support Officer

The Personal Assistant (PA) to the Head of the General Aviation (GA) Unit provides a reliable, efficient and confidential PA service. They are, in many instances, the first point of contact for enquiries and therefore must present in a competent and professional manner.

The successful applicant will also provide Operational and Policy support to the GA Unit, including managing projects, researching and writing briefs, answering queries and ensuring team members have the resources required to work efficiently and effectively.

The Role:
- Provide a full and confidential PA service to the Head of GA Unit, working as part of a team and often on own initiative
- Deliver reliable email and calendar management, and prove efficient administration and secretarial support
- Liaise with GA Unit Managers, other CAA staff and industry stakeholders on behalf of the Head of GA Unit
- Assist in ensuring policies are developed that are consistent with safety and business needs
- Provide project management as assigned by GA Unit Management
- Obtain contributions for, assemble, and then edit management reports and papers.
- Plan all required paperwork, travel arrangements and other administrative arrangements for the Head of GA as required

About You:
-You should have previous experience working as a personal assistant and be familiar with the required duties.
-You will need to have excellent administration skills to work in this busy and rewarding department and have the ability to deal with changing requests.
-You will need to be highly proficient in MS Office, have fast and accurate typing and be extremely organised.
-You should be comfortable working under pressure and be able to multi-task and manage conflicting priorities. You will be dealing with stakeholders across the business so using initiative and discretion is vital.
-The ability to clearly communicate and work efficiently and effectively will be crucial in this role. In return we will give you exposure to a fantastic team and a key department within the CAA.

Interview date: W/c 3rd October 2018

Working with us
The CAA is committed to smarter working arrangements and will consider all applications. We recruit by merit on the basis of fair and open competition. The CAA embraces diversity and promotes equality of opportunity.

We offer a range of fantastic benefits such as flexible working arrangements, 28 days annual leave, a competitive pension scheme and much more.

Closing Date: 23rd September 2018

This position is now closed and no longer accepting applications.

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