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Junior Personal Assistant to SMT

Location: Newry & Mourne, County Down

Industry: Public Sector

Salary: £23500.00 - £23893.00 per annum

Contacts: David McClure,

Job Ref: BBBH49447

Expiry date: 2024-03-11

Honeycomb Jobs is delighted to be working with our education sector client, to recruit a Junior Personal Assistant to the SMT on a permanent contract based at the Newry.

The Client: Operating as the main provider of 'Further Education' across two of the eleven council areas in Northern Ireland, providing a wide remit of versatile courses for students & adults seeking Continued Professional Development.

The Role: This credible position reports into the Assistant Director of External Engagement & Partnership. Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • To act as private and confidential secretary to the Senior Manager.
  • Maintain an appointments and desk diary for the Senior Manager.
  • Attend meetings as required, taking minutes, and ensuring circulation of same.
  • Provide secretarial and clerical support including word processing, scanning, mail handling, requisition processing and organising appointments.
  • Plan and organise events and functions as appropriate.
  • Provide reports, written and oral, as required.

The Person: As the successful candidate you will have the following background and experience:


  • Level 3 qualification (or higher) in Business / Administration or a closely related area.
  • A pass grade at GCSE Level in Mathematics and English Language or equivalent
  • Minimum of 2 years' relevant administrative experience.
  • Working knowledge of a range of software packages including Microsoft Office Suite.


  • OCR/RSA Stage 2 (Parts 1 & II) Word Processing or equivalent qualification eg. ECDL.

To speak in absolute confidence about this opportunity please send an up to date CV via the link provided or contact David McClure, Senior Recruitment Consultant at Honeycomb on 02896 207050.

If you have a disability which means you require assistance at any stage of the recruitment process, please contact us directly to discuss.

Honeycomb is committed to providing equality of opportunity to all.

Even if this position is not right for you, we may have others that are. Please visit Honeycomb to view a wide selection of our current jobs

** Please note, we are receiving an exceptionally high number of applications and present and will be unable to shortlist candidates who are not meeting the specific requirements for this role. Due to the high volume of applications, we may be unable to provide individual feedback. We thank you in advance for your understanding. **

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