Interim Executive Assistant / Diary Manager (Admin)

Interim Executive Assistant / Diary Manager (Admin) 150 150 tcl-admin
Interim Executive Assistant / Diary Manager (Admin)
Westminster, London
Interim Position

MPS 0005 EECB / 1

Posted: 23rd June 2022 16:43
Apply Related Jobs
  • Pay Rate:

    up to £20.00 per hour PAYE, depending on experience

  • Hours per Week:

    36 Monday – Friday, normal working hours

  • This opening assignment is for 6 months

  • Westminster, London,

    SW1A 2JL

What's involved with this role:

Interim Executive Assistant / Diary Manager (Admin)

Job Ref: MPS 0005 EECB / 1

Candidates must be happy to go through CTC vetting required for this role  

Hybrid role: mainly office based (4 days)

The role of diary manager will be challenging and stimulating, working in a fast-paced environment to provide high quality and timely support. The successful candidate will have exceptional organisational skills, excellent communication skills and attention to detail, with a proven track record of exceptional complex diary management. The successful candidate must be able to work in a proactive and flexible way to provide comprehensive support.

Key responsibilities:

  • Provide professional, sensitive, timely and effective management of diary and meeting requests.
  • Brief the team regularly and confidently on diary commitments.
  • Support the day-to-day running of the office including providing administrative support and ensuring briefings are prepared and printed for upcoming meetings.
  • Ensure effective inbox management, including excellent judgement to recognise and flag the relevant importance of emails and requests received and proactively dealing with requests where possible.
  • Quickly build and maintain effective relationships across the wider team and beyond.
  • Supporting the team with corporate tasks as required e.g. to ensure appropriate office cover at all times.
  • Coordinate and manage logistical arrangements for meetings: book meeting rooms, welcome visitors, arrange travel.
  • Manage corporate processes e.g. ensure that the shared calendar is efficiently managed and maintained, logging and responding to correspondence.


“Role Requirements” – to give yourself the maximum chance of success please try and ensure your CV addresses the following essential criteria:


  • Experience of supporting a manager/team at senior level with extensive and complex diary management.
  • Experience of working in a busy, high-profile environment or Private Office setting (desirable).
  • Exceptional time management and organisational skills.
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Strong IT skills using Microsoft packages.


NB: Please feel free to apply to us direct via [email protected] by quoting the job reference and job title exactly. SEE DETAILS AT THE BOTTOM OF THIS AD.

If you have previously applied to one of our vacancies and have already sent the required supporting documentation to us, please make this clear when you re-apply as this will help speed up your application.

Please quote the Job Title & Vacancy Reference No. in your application, or we will be unable to match your CV to the role being applied for.

Other “Essential Requirements” – Please check to ensure that your CV addresses the following items:

  1. Our clients are generally seeking applicants who are reasonably local, so on that basis we would ideally like you to supply us with your address (or at least your post code) and a telephone number so that we can reach you during working hours.
  2. Your recent UK working experience going back at least 5 years, or full employment history if you have been working for fewer years than this.
  3. Your availability to work either immediately, or at short notice.
  4. CTC Clearance (desirable).
  5. Please refer to the Role Requirements section above - your CV must address the requirements listed.


Other preferable/desirable details to include on your CV, if applicable:

  1. Any local authority/public sector experience
  2. Any relevant qualifications held or being studied for.


Give yourself the best chance of success - View our CV Tip

Submit Your Application

Thank you for your interested in this job. Please use the form below to apply.

Please note we do not accept applications without a CV.
If you do not have a CV available right now, please click the "No CV?" button above and we will email you a reminder to add your CV to, when you can.

Drop files here browse files ...
If you would prefer to send a CV straight to us rather than by way of an on-line application, you are very welcome to do so via [email protected] but please quote both the job reference and job title exactly as they appear below:
Job Ref: MPS 0005 EECB / 1
Interim Executive Assistant / Diary Manager (Admin)
Client Category: Police Force

Anticipated Length of Assignment: Unless otherwise stated (we do carry the occasional permanent vacancy) all of our roles are technically temporary, though opening assignments can be and often are, extended by clients on a longer term basis and can sometimes become permanent.

Please do try to resist contacting us with requests for progress updates.

We really do read every CV sent to us. All applications will be acknowledged by a human, not a robot, provided the job remains live and provided your CV meets the “Essential Requirements” listed.

Please note that we do our level best to take down ads as soon as roles have been filled. We are not in the business of harvesting CVs.

Important: We will interpret your application as being permission to submit your CV to this role (with the right to represent you) unless you advise us to the contrary.

Email Job Reminder

If you do not have a CV available right now please use this form to send yourself a reminder. When your CV is available, simply click the link in the email or alternatively reply to that email with your attached your CV.

Job Ref: MPS 0005 EECB / 1
Interim Executive Assistant / Diary Manager (Admin)
Client Category: Police Force

CV Tips

Your CV needs to be current with your most recent role. We won’t be able to submit it with any unexplained gaps in employment. It will save time and improve your chances of success if we can put your CV forward immediately without having to ask for revisions.

Your CV must cover the “Essential Requirements” of the role. Ideally you will address the “Essential Requirements” on each job description page directly, in a bullet point list. Please include any DBS details and other qualifications called for.

Your CV should clearly state that you are available to start work either immediately, or at short notice. In general, our clients are unable to work with notice periods of more than 1 week from the point at which a role is offered, 2 weeks at the very most.

We do not put forward covering letters, so please ensure that your CV in contains all relevant information being called for.

We recommend that you consider sending us a CV suitably tailored CV for each role that you apply for. Job board aggregator sites will generally store only one version of your CV, which can be a bit limiting, so this is to your advantage.

    Are you sure you want to delete this file?