Are you an experienced Personal Assistant looking for a role with significant impact? How about an exciting role supporting the Operations Director in the day-to-day logistics and co-ordination of the Operational Directorate. You'll have the opportunity to support diverse projects, own your learning, and collaborate within a dynamic team. Join a great team at Aspire Defence Services…
In this role, you will actively engage with operational teams to gather information for reports and updates. Your responsibilities will span a wide range of tasks, from proactively supporting the Operations Director with discretion and flexibility to compiling accurate KPI reports that aid strategic decision-making.
Collaborating closely with various teams, you'll analyse and report on vital business data, contributing to effective management decision-making. In addition, you'll manage diaries, travel arrangements, and maintain records for the operational team, ensuring that everything runs smoothly. Your ability to establish strong relationships with both internal and external stakeholders will be crucial, as you'll play a pivotal role in representing Aspire Defence Services.
You’ll also be responsible for planning and executing a variety of events, from meetings and workshops to conferences. This includes coordinating both internal and external gatherings, negotiating rates with venues, and ensuring that all arrangements, such as meeting rooms, refreshments, and equipment, are perfectly in place.
To succeed in this role, you'll need to have a track record of providing PA services to senior leaders, combined with your adeptness in high-quality communication and stakeholder management. Your expertise in complex diary management, including proactive problem-solving and efficient resolution of clashes, will be a cornerstone of your effectiveness in this role. A comprehensive working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite is a must.
You must also have exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, enabling you to build and maintain effective relationships with stakeholders at all levels. Your professionalism, discretion, and ability to exercise sound judgment and diplomacy will be vital, especially in a fast-paced environment where time management is key. Your enthusiasm, confidence, and self-motivation will drive you to excel, and your flexibility regarding working hours and willingness to travel to all ADSL locations when needed are all vital for this role.
But first, meet the team…
With a 35-year contract, making soldiers’ lives better is at the heart of everything we do at Aspire Defence Services.
Seriously, picture a heart (the real one) and imagine how hard it works to keep the body running, making sure every part gets exactly what it needs to thrive. That’s our mission; to deliver a modern, fully serviced, flexible working environment for soldiers.
And just as the heart needs certain parts to keep the body alive, we need the dedication and commitment of our people to support our customers. We deliver a broad range of services for one-third of the British Army living and working on our patch, and we're proud of the work we do.
We’re all about nurturing great teams, and our award-winning safety and wellbeing initiatives are built on keeping an eye out for one another and having a good work-life balance.
In addition to being part of our team, you’ll also get…
- 25 days annual leave plus bank holidays, as well as the option to buy and sell holiday
- Contributory Company Pension Plan matched up to 6%, plus individual life assurance
- A shopping discounts scheme
- Birthday Day Off Scheme
- Cycle to Work and Tech Scheme
- Discounted gym memberships at Tidworth and Aldershot Leisure Centre
- Employee assistance and health and wellbeing check ins
- Reward and recognition to celebrate outstanding achievements
- Free on-site parking
Ready to join the team?
You must have a higher level of education, degree level would be desirable, possess advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office suite and have a fully valid UK Driving Licence.
Location - Tidworth
Salary - Up to £31,347 per annum
Please note: Our garrisons are tobacco free working environments. As part of this role, you will be required to obtain security clearance prior to starting with us
ADSL has a legal responsibility to ensure that all its employees have the right to live and work in the UK. If you are invited to an interview, you will be asked to bring with you original copies of documentation that provides evidence of your right to live and work in the UK. Applicants needing skilled worker sponsorship may not be suitable for this post due to the immediacy of the appointment. If you are made an offer of employment, this will be subject to ADSL verifying that you are eligible to work in the UK before you start work.