Executive Assistant

Posted 22/05/2024 by First Choice Homes Oldham

£33,000/annum please see job ad for extensive list of exciting benefits

First Choice Homes Oldham (FCHO) aims to be the best in the business, with an excellent team of colleagues and with customers at the heart of everything we do. Established in February 2011, FCHO is one of the largest employers in Oldham. We are committed to boosting the Oldham economy and providing excellent benefits for our employees. A future-focused and progressive not-for-profit housing association, we want to make Oldham a place where people are proud to live and work.

To help to support and deliver our “Great” services to our customers we are looking for an experienced and established Executive Assistant to join our FCHO family.  This role will support our CEO and when required provide additional support to our three Executive Directors. 

Based at our spacious modern offices in the centre of Oldham you will be on hand to support our CEO and executive team in a busy but friendly office environment.   

What you bring

As a seasoned professional Executive Assistant, your main goal is to support our CEO in their delivery of FCHO’s strategic objectives. 

You should be highly confident at communicating at all levels, be excellent at planning, prioritising, organisation and have great time management skills together with the ability to sometimes thinks 3 steps ahead!  You should be resilient and a self-starter who can provide all the support needed during this exciting time at FCHO!

Your written and verbal communication skills need to be exceptional with the ability to produce high-quality minutes and proven experience of working at CEO and Board level. You will be able to build relationships & connect with stakeholders across our organisation with a can-do attitude that promotes and drives our high customer service focus.

Your high level of professionalism, discretion, and the ability to anticipate the needs of our CEO or executives, will hold you in high regard with the team but you should also be able to work autonomously and provide solutions where you can.

You should be proficient working with the full Microsoft Office suite, drafting presentations & collating quality correspondence packs for meetings.

We are committed to building an organisation that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives and skills & are proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.   We positively encourage applications from disabled people, women, young people, Veterans & serving British regular or reserve Armed Forces Personnel, the LGBT community and the BME community.

We care that you have a great experience with us at FCHO and if you need us to make any reasonable adjustments to make your experience easier, please let us know & we’ll do all we can.

Benefits include:

  • 37 hour working week with a holiday entitlement of 30 days+stats, +1 shutdown day
  • Attractive pension scheme
  • Enhanced family benefits & occupational sick pay
  • Discounts/cashback on holidays, shopping, days out, etc, +discounted gym membership & free healthcare options
  • D I S Benefit
  • On-site café & Wellbeing Room

Details of the application process & full details of our benefits are available on our website at (url removed) following the link “Working with FCHO”

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