Head Office Mayfield Edinburgh

Personal Assistant to Executives, Dalkeith

The NWH Group is a second-generation family business headquartered in Midlothian. Servicing the whole of Scotland and the northeast of England from ten sites, the NWH Group’s vision is to eliminate waste by transforming it into a valuable product. 

On this journey to eliminate waste we provide waste collection services to the Commercial & Industrial, Office, Leisure & Retail and Construction industries. Collecting waste with our fleet of Trade Refuse, Skip, Tipper, Grab and Walking Floor articulated vehicles, we transport materials to our material recycling facilities where we produce and recover valuable products such as metals, cardboard, paper, washed sands, biomass for energy and animal bedding. 

The business is now ready for the next phase of growth following strong trading performances. We are recruiting to expand our team to deliver this growth. 

The NWH Group has strong family values and cultures which underpin the recruitment process. Do you want to work for a business which puts safety and compliance at the forefront of everything? Would you like to be part of a team who never settle and are always aiming higher, who value each other’s contributions and who always strive to deliver that local service whilst part of a national business? If the answer is yes, then we may have the position for you.

We are now recruiting for a Personal Assistant to join our team based at our Head Office in Dalkeith, which will provide administrative, personal, and business support to the executives and directors within the business. This is a fast-paced role, and will require an organised and professional individual, with a high attention to detail and be highly trustworthy. The position of Personal Assistant will be diverse in the duties required and will involve liaising with senior stakeholders and decision makers, in addition to acting as a strong representative for the organisation when interacting with external customers.

This is a full-time position, with a normal working week being 40 hours Monday to Friday and will pay a salary of £25,000 per annum. The ability to drive and access to your own vehicle will be advantageous both due to the location of our Head Office, and the requirements of the position.

Main Responsibilities of the Personal Assistant to Executives:

-       Provide wide ranging support to business executives.

-       Manage property agents, sports agents and other personal contacts of the Chief Executive.

-       Represent the company professionally and competently.

-       Manage confidential material in a discreet and appropriate manner.

-       Extensive calendar and diary management.

-       Answering and directing telephone calls.

-       Coordinating schedules, meetings, and appointments.

-       Arranging travel and accommodation.

-       Preparation of letters, invoices, statements and other documentation.

-       Greeting visitors and clients.

-       Recording of minutes at meetings.

-       Holding meetings and reporting back on actions.

-       Maintaining and monitoring budgets and spending.

The ideal Personal Assistant to Executives will be:

-       Highly organised, professional and can multi-task.

-       A strong communicator with a passion for customer service.

-       Emotionally intelligent.

-       The ability to work to your own initiative.

-       Reliable, discreet and trustworthy.

-       Enthusiastic and proactive.

-       A strong IT user of Microsoft Office.

-       Experienced in a similar role.

 To apply for the for this position, please apply on this page, send a CV to careers@nwhgroup.co.uk or call 0333 320 4000.

The NWH Group is an equal opportunities employer.

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