EXECAST - Executive Assistant

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Posted: 08/02/2021 12:36
Start Date: Not Available
Salary: Competitive
Location: Loughborough
Level: Senior Officer
Deadline: 18/03/2021 23:59
Hours: 37.5
Benefits: Standard Benefits
Job Type: Full Time / Permanent

Executive Assistant

The working hours are Monday - Friday, 9.00am-5.00pm

Competitive Salary + Company benefits | Loughborough | Permanent

Morningside Pharmaceuticals Ltd is a leading manufacturer, wholesaler and exporter of branded generic medicines and healthcare products worldwide. We are proud to be a key manufacturer of medicines, supplying to the NHS, retail pharmacy sector and international markets, as well as being the UK’s trusted supplier to Aid agencies and NGOs.

We are currently looking to recruit a permanent experienced Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant who is a professional, organised and dependable individual to support the Chairman of the business. This role requires an individual who can provide an excellent service to the Chairman in a range of areas and ensures discretion at all times.

Supporting the Chairman, you will have a variety of different responsibilities including:

  • Performing a diverse range of executive level administrative duties including; managing calendars, composing correspondence, arranging travel plans and providing agenda and minutes for meetings.
  • Providing administrative support for the Chairman’s Charitable Foundation and Advisory Boards that they work with. 
  • Supporting the Board Meetings by creating the agendas and compiling the minutes and actions.
  • Attending internal meetings on the Chairman’s behalf and reporting back
  • Ensuring the Chairman meets all commitments and deadlines by keeping them informed of upcoming events.
  • Handling queries from people at all levels; including important visitors, fellow staff members and industry specialists.
  • Working with the HR Manager and Communications Manager to ensure successful planning of Company events and CSR activities.   
  • Liaising with other departments within the company to obtain any information or data required.
  • Carrying out projects or research to help compile reports and presentation materials.

The ideal candidate will be proactive, dedicated and a self-starter who can work independently. They must be incredibly well organised, efficient and willing to perform other tasks as assigned by the Chairman.

The ideal candidate should meet the following criteria:



  • Significant previous experience in a PA or EA role
  • Competent with Microsoft Office Software, particularly Excel, Word and Powerpoint
  • A high level of confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal / communication skills including professional written communication
  • Excellent organisational skills – ability to multi-task is vital.
  • Excellent attention to detail and accuracy
  • Ability to handle pressure and work to tight deadlines.
  • Ability to create agendas and take comprehensive and professional minutes.
  • Experience of event planning.
  • Experience compiling board level reports.
  • Experience using Salesforce.



This role would suit someone ambitious who is looking to make a significant difference in a fast-paced growing organisation.

Applicants who are successful will be asked to attend an interview and may be asked to complete a number of tests which could include literacy and numeracy.

Morningside offers a competitive pay package alongside other company benefits such as a pension scheme, private healthcare.

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