Personal Assistant

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BGL Group

Full-time
Peterborough
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Compare the Market is one of the UK's most loved brands - we're best known for offering an independent and impartial comparison on a range of products. Our purpose is to make great financial decision-making a breeze for everyone across the UK. 

We are looking for a personal assistant to provide a proficient and professional support service to our Chief People Officer (CPO). In a fast-paced environment, in a department that is constantly evolving whilst delivering on business-critical priorities, the job of a Personal Assistant in Comparethemarket.com (CTM) is challenging yet rewarding.  This is a high-profile role and provides an exciting opportunity to be involved at Exec level in a growing business, where you will have a direct influence on the effectiveness of our Leadership Team.

This role focuses on providing personal support to the CPO in order that they can work in an efficient and effective manner with increased productivity.   You’ll use your experience in a wide range of activities, including diary management, supporting with the creation of reports and presentations, helping with prioritisation of activities and working with the wider PA community to deliver a consistent and efficient service.

Key accountabilities and responsibilities; 

• Pro-actively work with the CPO to ensure efficient use of their time and increase productivity
• Pro-actively manage the CPO’s complex diary and inbox according to their needs
• Manage Board-level and Exec-level meetings including agenda planning, cycle of content management and minute taking
• Build and maintain excellent relationships with internal and external contacts across the business and be a key point of contact for Board related inquiries, taking account of reputational impact in everything you do.
•Ability to forward plan and act on your own initiative to horizon scan for upcoming challenges and action as appropriate.
•Understand priorities within the department and pro-actively manage own workload and that of your team to ensure deadlines are met
•Create and promote a collaborative working environment
Organise all aspects of meeting arrangement including paperwork, equipment, tech and catering
•Prepare presentations and reports, reconcile expenses and use in-house finance systems proficiently
•Organise travel and accommodation

What will it take to be successful?

•Experience of supporting at Executive level and above 
• Strong work ethic, with a high standard of self-motivation
•Excellent communication and inter-personal skills with the ability to confidently deal with people at all levels
•Excellent attention to detail with focus on delivery
•IT literate, numerate and good analytical skills
•Flexible, innovative and pro-active
•Strong organisational skills including time management  

Why choose us? 

You probably already know us, we're the ones with the meerkats!

We’re more than that though. Since we started in 2006, we’ve revolutionised the way in which customers search, apply and save on household financial products. 

We’re on a mission to transform price comparison into a highly personalised, service-led experience. To do so, we recognise that we need to consistently deliver seamless customer experiences through a connected data and technology ecosystem. 

Our Vision - Be the market leader in money management – transforming the way the people of the UK manage their household bills, helping everyone have a healthier relationship with their money.

Our Purpose - Making great financial decision-making a breeze for everyone in the country 

Our Promise - Good things happen when you meerkat!

Diversity and Inclusion

We're a diverse community of dedicated, innovative, and talented professionals. With an inclusive and open workplace, we encourage our people to create and share ideas – supporting their growth and celebrating their uniqueness.

We are committed to offering equal chances to you throughout our application process, so if you require any special adjustments to be made please let us know. We’ll work with you to make any appropriate arrangements. 

Flexible working

We understand the importance of achieving a healthy lifestyle balance. We’re open to flexibility and encourage a hybrid way of working, a combination of in-office and remote working. We’d love to talk about what this might look like for you.
 

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