Personal Assistant to MD (Part Time) 



The Harbron Group is a young and vibrant firm founded in 2010 by our Managing Director, James Harbron
The Harbron Group specialises in Construction Recruitment, Outdoor Home Improvements, Media Distribution and other related products

Role Description

Predominantly this role is to provide administration support to our Managing Director in a variety of non-sales support tasks.
You will also provide limited support to our processing team & help identify any potential areas where we may be able to assist our clients further. This demonstrates our client centric approach and desire to work closely with our customers ongoing.

Nature of Role

This is a dedicated role, working directly with our Manging Director to assist him in all areas of his busy schedule.
You will act as a first point of call for all internal & external contacts to assist and help manage the considerable workload that is undertaken.
We want you to work with our team to ensure that we achieve high standards both internally and externally to all parties that we interact with.

Notes from James Harbron – Managing Director

As a highly successful and expanding group based in the South West, it is vital that all our staff are truly team players, who are flexible, due to the varied nature of the work we undertake.
We are now entering a period of further expansion and need to add enthusiastic, motivated people to our existing team, which will fully support the needs of our clients throughout the South West
Whilst we must all work to the maximum of our ability, it is also equally important that we enjoy what we do and the company of our colleagues.
Any new employee to our business must adopt these practices to ensure that we achieve success together and all share the rewards that this will bring.
This represents a real opportunity to develop a career, with a positive & determined local employer

Requirements of Role

  • Excellent Communication Skills - You must LOVE to talk, communicate & use social media
  • Good literacy skills – We pride ourselves on the presentations that we give to our clients
  • Excellent organisational skills – We’re busy!!! – You must be self-motivated to achieve in this important area.
  • Attention to detail – We MUST “get it right first time” – Our reputation depends on it.
  • Confident telephone manner – You have got to love talking on the phone. Happy “chatterboxes” make for great team members!!!
  • Social Media – We need our people to love communicating via social media including Facebook, Linked In & Twitter
  • Customer focused – Our clients are why our company exists and we must “over deliver” on every occasion.
  • Time Management – As stated above “We are busy” – Deadlines need to be met both internally & for our clients and its vital to plan/over prepare daily.
  • Work under own initiative – We will support you 100%, but you do need to be inventive and be focused to achieve.
  • Team player – Goes without saying!!! We have a great team ethic and achieve success together.
  • Flexible – A vital component of the role. We are pretty much a 9am to 5pm, Monday to Friday company, but at times we all need to go that bit extra to achieve our goals.
  • Competent in Outlook, Word, Excel & PowerPoint – Great IT skills make our lives so much easier. Full training can be provided to help our team members with our internal bespoke database.
  • Multiple diary, calendar, task and project planning management

Role Specifics

  • Starting January / February 2019 (can be brought forward for right candidate)
  • 20 hours per week but flexibility required. (potential to increase to full time)
  • Role progression (PA to MD and potential for Office Management Integration)
  • No evening & weekend work.
  • Monday to Friday.
  • Office based.

Salary & Benefits

  • £10 / £12 per hour + Annual Bonus
  • 5 weeks’ annual leave (rising annually).
  • Company Pension Scheme

We hope this position is of interest to you. To apply please send a brief email/letter and your CV to Gill Hobson in the first instance.

Duration: Permanent 

Salary: From £10 to £12 per hour

Harbron Recruit Ltd is a family run construction industry recruitment agency based in the South West of England.

Harbron Recruit originally stemmed from a construction company that boasts 25 years of successfully working with the majority of major contractors across the South West.

Recognising the demand for quality construction personnel with the necessary skills and qualifications to carry out jobs quickly and safely gave birth to Harbron Recruit as a major supplier of construction trades to companies requiring temporary, permanent and contract workers on a range of assignments.

Now, as a well-established Recruitment Agency having traded successfully for 10 years within the specialist sector of construction it has enabled us to create long standing client relationships built on a foundation of trust, honesty and integrity.

Based in Devon we provide quality staff to our clients both locally and nationally.

Call 01626 241 333 now.

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