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Executive Assistant

  • Location

    Gateshead, Tyne and Wear

  • Sector:

    Engineering

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary::

    £18900 - £25950 per annum + 33 Days Holiday, Pension

  • Contact:

    Chris Ragnall

  • Contact email:

    chris.ragnall-ext@jci.com

  • High Salary:

    25950

  • Low Salary:

    18900

  • Reference:

    3636455_1528799625

  • Job Published:

    4 months ago

  • Expiry Date:

    2018-07-12

  • Startdate:

    ASAP

Executive Assistant
Gateshead
Johnson Controls

Johnson Controls currently have an outstanding opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join our global business. Based from our Gateshead office the Executive Assistant will directly support one of the organisations senior business leaders as well as providing resource to a number of other key stakeholders within the business.

What you will do:

The Executive Assistant will be working for Johnson Controls, a global diversified technology and multi industrial leader. In this fast paced role you will report to a Senior Leader to provide first class support in addition to supporting a number of other business functions.

This role is well positioned to suit either an experienced Executive Assistant or candidates looking to obtain experience in a global corporate organisation, by providing a grounding to develop a long-term career within the organisation through exposure to sales, operational and support functions within the organisation.

The Executive Assistant may be required to own and co-ordinate projects and initiatives aligned to the organisation's strategic objectives, as well as having excellent organisational skills allowing you to undertake full diary management which will include the coordination of regional, national and international travel arrangements. Additionally you will be responsible for processing expenditure approvals so an outstanding attention to detail is required. You will be responsible for communicating at Director Level with internal stakeholders and external partners on a daily basis. As such we are looking for an excellent communicator with the confidence to interact at this level, to influence decisions and to lead high impact conversations.

Analysing data and presenting information will form an important part of the role so you will need be computer literate with good to advanced working knowledge of the Microsoft office suite, particularly Outlook, Excel and PowerPoint.

What we look for:
*Excellent written and verbal communication
*Previous experience as a PA to Director or Executive Assistant is preferable but not essential
*Good decision maker with the ability to use initiative.
*Strong relationship building skills and ability to influence others
*Professional presence - ability to work across levels of the organisation
*Outstanding organisational skills with the ability to drive multiple tasks simultaneously and find points of intersections and integration across functions
*Flexible, resilient and productive as needs and priorities change
*Ability to think both strategically and tactically as needed
*Computer literate and proficiency with Microsoft Excel and Power Point.

Who we are:
At Johnson Controls, we're shaping the future to create a world that's safe, comfortable and sustainable. Our global team creates innovative, integrated solutions to make cities more connected, buildings more intelligent and vehicles more efficient. We are passionate about improving the way the world lives, works and plays. The future requires bold ideas, an entrepreneurial mind-set and collaboration across boundaries. You need a career focused on tomorrow. Tomorrow needs you.