Executive Assistant to the Diocesan Secretary
The Diocesan Secretary leads our team of diocesan staff based at Peninsular House. Working closely with the Bishop of Portsmouth and the Bishops Staff team, Bishop’s Council and Diocesan Synod the Diocesan Secretary provides strategic oversight of the Portsmouth Diocesan Board of Finance.
The purpose of the role of Executive Assistant to the Diocesan Secretary is to provide support to the Diocesan Secretary in the discharge of their duties; to ensure that staff and visitors are treated with hospitable warmth and efficiency and that all core functions are discharged to the highest standard.
The Diocesan Secretary looks to appoint a personable and efficient colleague with an enquiring mind, a proactive approach, good relational skills, and proven administrative competence.
The arrival of a new Bishop in 2022 has created the opportunity to reshape the team at Peninsular House so that it better reflects and facilitates the purpose, values, and strategic direction of the Diocese.
The office team includes Safeguarding, teams that care for Clergy Housing, Churches and the Diocesan Office, Parish Support Staff, and Mission related functions.
The Executive Assistant to the Diocesan Secretary's main responsibilities are:
If you wish to have an informal discussion please do contact the Diocesan Secretary on firstname.lastname@example.org to arrange.
Closing date for applications: 27 June, 2023
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