Job details

Personal Assistant

Region: Midlands

Location: Stratford-upon-Avon

Contract type: Fixed Term Contract

Reference number: CSDI02774

Working pattern: Part-time

Closing date: 10th December 2021

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About the role

We have a fantastic opportunity to join our Head Office Underwriting and Pricing Team, part time, on a 12-month fixed term contract. As a Personal Assistant you will be delivering effective, efficient and confidential secretarial and administrative support, and carry out delegated activities in accordance with policies, procedures and practices.

In this role you will have great exposure to senior stakeholders across the business, so it's key that you have the confidence to manage and engage with them. Key responsibilities within the role will include diary management, coordinating and monitoring all forms of correspondence to ensure a timely and appropriate response. You will plan and organise meetings, events, travel and accommodation as well as create, compile and distribute documents, papers, presentations and minutes to ensure they are accurate, meet agreed timescales and comply with relevant policies.

Working Hours: 3 days per week, to be agreed, 09:00 - 17:00
Salary: £20,000 - £24,000 pro rata, depending on experience

About you

We’re looking for someone who possesses excellent organisational skills, communication skills both written and verbal, and who can prioritise a demanding and changing workload efficiently. You must also be able to work effectively on your own initiative and as part of a team.

You will be confident in using Microsoft office packages with previous administration or secretarial experience.

The successful candidate will have 5 GCSEs to include English and Maths at C or above (or equivalent).

Benefits and Rewards

At NFU Mutual we pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021. When you join our team, you can expect a supportive culture and an attractive range of rewards and benefits including:

  • Annual group bonus scheme (up to 10%)

  • 25 days’ holiday + bank holidays – with options to buy, sell, or bank up to 5 days each year

  • Contributory pension scheme (up to 12%)

  • Interest free season ticket loans to help with your commute

  • Study support towards your CII qualification – and a bonus when you pass!

  • Health and well-being plan where you can claim back routine healthcare costs, such as dental check-ups, glasses, physiotherapy, and much more!

  • £20 towards your monthly gym membership (terms apply)

  • Restaurant and high street discounts

NFU Mutual are happy to offer its employees informal homeworking. Our team is located in Stratford-upon-Avon, and it would be expected that on average, 50% of your working time would be located from this office, with the remaining days home based should you wish. Due to COVID-19, our employees continue to work from home and a return to the office is being planned for later in the year.

Working at NFU Mutual

We’re one of the UK’s leading general insurance and financial services companies. For over 110 years we’ve put our customers at the heart of everything we do. Our people are just as important to us. We pride ourselves on being “a great place to work” and are one of only 39 companies across the globe, and the only organisation with headquarters in the UK, to receive a Gallup Exceptional Workplace 2021 award. We were also named in the LinkedIn Top 25 Companies List 2021.  

 We offer a supportive culture where we empower and inspire our people to perform, offer them opportunities to grow, and recognise and reward their contribution. Our people are proud to work for a company that respects them and their communities, and they trust us to be financially sustainable, so we are successful now and in the future. 

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About NFU Mutual

We are a leading provider of General Insurance and Financial Services. From our strong farming roots we’ve grown to become a UK-wide organisation, turning over £1billion annually. Yet success hasn’t gone to our heads. We’re proud to remain completely customer focused, down-to-earth and committed to the rural communities we’ve grown from.

Our ethos - of trust, respect and personal service - lies at the heart of all we do and has seen us build an enviable reputation for exceptional member loyalty. Though we’ve been in business for over 110 years, we have big ambitions for the future. And that’s why we’re looking for talented people to join our growing organisation. Talented people like you.