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Team Assistant (Office of the Chairman and Director General)

Please Note: The application deadline for this job has now passed.

Job Introduction

The Office supports the work of the Director-General and the Chairman and includes the Secretariat which manages the work of the Board, the Executive Committee and pan-BBC decision-making groups.

We are now looking for a Team Assistant on a Continuing contract.

Please note: it is a non-negotiable requirement of this role that working hours will begin at 8:30am in New Broadcasting House. The role sometimes requires working in other BBC locations in London, and around the UK.

Please note this is a Grade 4 position, proposed Band B

Role Responsibility

This role reports to the Business Co-ordinator within the Office and works with them and another (part-time) Team Assistant to provide administrative support across the Office and the Secretariat. The role provides diary and administrative support to the Company Secretary.

This role involves close working with the Company Secretary, the DG's Head of Engagement, Visits and Events, as well as the Executive Assistants to the Chairman and Director-General.

In addition to extensive management of multiple diaries, including the central Secretariat calendar, the role requires organising and supporting meetings and events across the BBC. Some management of general office functions will also be required.

The Ideal Candidate

We are looking for an experienced team assistant, with excellent administrative and organisational skills who has the ability to work without close supervision. You will have experience of working in a busy working environment, handling a large volume of work, juggling changing priorities and challenging deadlines. You will have excellent IT skills, including the ability to use Outlook and produce high quality documents from source material.

You will be experienced in handling confidential information and understand the pressures and sensitivities of working in a sensitive corporate environment. Knowledge of SAP would be well regarded.

About the Company

We don’t focus simply on what we do – we also care how we do it. Our values and the way we behave are important to us. Please make sure you’ve read about our values and behaviours in the document attached below. You’ll be asked questions relating to them as part of your application for this role.

The BBC is committed to building a culturally diverse workforce and therefore strongly encourages applications from under-represented groups.  We are committed to equality of opportunity and welcome applications from individuals, regardless of their background.

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