Salary:  £22,440 per annum
Location:  Birmingham, UK
Contract:  Permanent
Ref:  EA-FD/F&S-F/0614

Islamic Relief Worldwide is seeking an Executive Assistant to be based in the Birmingham Office.  Your main purpose is to manage and coordinate the Finance and Services Director’s office in addition to, providing executive and administrative support, research as well as developing clear channels of communication with internal and external stakeholders.

Your main accountabilities will be to manage a professional and comprehensive service including managing and organising meetings, arranging logistics, minute taking and to coordinate the reporting of service delivery monitoring from Finance & Services departments.  In addition, the job holder will also be responsible for budget management of the office, diary management and administrative duties.

The successful candidate would ideally be educated to a degree level with highly proficient knowledge of Microsoft packages and an excellent command of the English Language.  Candidates must also be prepared to work outside normal office hours. It is essential that the post holder will have extensive experience in providing Executive Assistance, with the ability to work on own initiative and under pressure to tight deadlines.

If you are talented, reliable, service minded, resilient and a highly motivated professional, with a strong commitment to IRW’s values and beliefs, please apply by downloading the application pack from our website and forward the completed form to on or before the closing date.

Islamic Relief promotes equality and meritocracy, and seeks individuals who agree with the IR values together with our policy standards on Anti-Bribery, Child Protection and Code of Conduct. We will carry out screening checks and will take out references on your behalf if you are selected.

Please note, for UK based roles, we are only able to accept applications from candidates who are eligible to work in the UK. We are unable to progress applications which would require sponsorship.

Applicants should be sympathetic to the values of Islamic Relief.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
Islamic Relief is an equal opportunities employer.
Only applications from those who already have the right to live and work within the UK will be considered.

Closing Date:  13 July 2014
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