PA to the Technical Director

Barratt Developments
North Lanarkshire
13 Sep 2017
11 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
Depending on the role, the Administration function could be supporting professionals out in the field, or supplying sites and customers with a steady flow of information. You might be dealing with customer queries, or helping employees with issues. But while the work varies from team to team, our key requirements don't; you must be well organised, extremely helpful and resourceful, and able to use your initiative. You'll understand that what you do is important, and impacts on your team, the department, and the wider business.


Reporting directly to the Technical Director, you will provide an efficient and effective PA support to the Technical Director to assist him in fulfilling his responsibilities, contributing to the overall success of the Technical Department and the Barratt business.

  • Work closely with the Technical Director to ensure that tasks such as, reports, incoming post and correspondence, management of diary/meetings schedule and email, etc., are dealt with efficiently.
  • Type letters, memos, Board Reports, schedules, etc., and follow up responses if required.
  • Liaise with internal and external customers to ensure a smooth workflow between Departments and with Head Office.
  • Monitor costs incurred by the Department.
  • Perform general office administration tasks as and when required to meet the needs of the department - e.g. filing, photocopying, dealing with telephone calls.
  • Provide administrative support to the Technical Department
  • Provide other appropriate ad hoc duties, and administrative support for other departments, as and when required.
  • Manage arrangements for meetings, refreshments, travel, social events, etc

Key Skills Required:
  • Experience of working as a Secretary/PA essential.
  • Experienced audio typist, with intermediate to advanced level of proficiency with MS Office programs and a good standard of written English. Ability to generate professional correspondence unaided.
  • Self-disciplined, with demonstrably good time management skills and the ability to manage a number of priorities.
  • Ability to multi-task, and work efficiently and accurately under pressure.
  • Team player, supportive of colleagues.
  • Professional and pleasant manner in dealing with internal and external customers.
  • Excellent telephone skills.

Benefits Package:
  • Competitive salary and annual bonus
  • Company Pension Scheme
  • Death in Service Benefits
  • 25 days annual leave + 9 statutory days
  • Choice of Flexible and Lifestyle Benefits