EA to CEO and Chair (12 Month Maternity Cover (early September start))

UK Sport
UK Sport
Up to £40,000 per annum plus generous benefits
Contract type
Fixed Term (Full time)
Closing date
22 July 2019
Interview date
26 July 2019
Job Description
This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced and accomplished Executive Assistant to join us and support our CEO and Chair for a 12 month fixed term maternity cover.

About the role:

The job description via the link below gives you the full scope of the role but in order to thrive with us you will:
• Have experience of working at Board level
• Have exceptional attention to detail, able to think on your feet with strong problem-solving and decision-making ability
• Demonstrate first rate communication skills with experience of working with large diverse boards and stakeholders
• Have excellent organisational skills with the ability to deliver under pressure and within the demands of a busy role and multiple changing priorities
• Preferably have experience, or a keen interest, in the high performance sport system
Working at UK Sport is all about how we can inspire the nation through Olympic and Paralympic success. We know the power that sport has and we want to deliver inspirational sporting moments that the whole county can feel proud about and motivated by, through success at the Olympic and Paralympic games, through the staging of major international sporting events in the UK and by making sure all of our sports are run with world leading standards of culture, governance and integrity.

Want to find out what it’s really like to work here? Then please follow the link below to hear from current staff.



We’re committed to a diverse and inclusive workplace and strongly encourage applicants from all backgrounds and walks of life. Come and join us.
How to apply
To apply and for full job description, please login to our recruitment portal and follow the instructions at the following link:


If you have not heard from us within 2 weeks of the closing date please assume that you application has been unsuccessful on this occasion.

Link: https://portal.uksport.gov.uk/sites/fileshare/SitePages/Equality%20Monitoring%20Form.aspx

Closing date: 5pm Monday, 22 July 2019

First Interviews: 26 July 2019
Final Interviews: 1 August 2019

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