Location
London
Advertising Salary
£30,000

Organisational Overview

Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract (18 months)

Hours per week: 37.5

Location: London (hybrid working)

Closing date: 19 May 2022

Nest is a great government delivery success story. Established in 2010, Nest has been a critical pillar of the government’s automatic enrolment pension programme, with a public service obligation to accept any employer wishing to use the scheme to discharge their automatic enrolment duties.

Now with over 10 million members, our award-winning pension fund is tailored to members’ requirements by combining extensive research and an expert understanding of their needs. First-class investment practice and governance are the backbone of our organisation. We invest responsibly and sustainably and are always transparent about the choices we make. It is both a privilege and a responsibility to help each of our members achieve the retirement they want.

It’s important that Nest has an equally diverse workforce and promotes an inclusive culture. This is in line with the organisation’s values and ensures that Nest is a corporation fit for the future.

Everyone's personal situation is different, to make the most out of hybrid working we've introduced different ways of working, which include (subject to role requirements):

  • hybrid of office and home working
  • reduce or vary working hours
  • reduce or vary the days worked
  • work from home (or a different location)
  • work compressed hours
  •  job share

Directorate/ Department Overview

The Business Support function offers first-class administrative support to NEST’s senior managers and their teams. This role will report to and work closely with senior management. The role has responsibility for providing operational and strategic support across the full range of the senior manager(s) responsibilities.

Role Requirements

 
Please note this is an 18 month, full time, Fixed Term Contract.
  • Support for Senior Management - Diary management for the senior manager(s), including setting up and prioritising internal and external meetings, managing logistics and assisting with agendas and tracking actions.
  • Commissioning and actioning work across the team on behalf of senior management where required.
  • Inbox management for the senior manager(s) including drafting email responses, taking initiative and replying to emails where appropriate, flagging urgent emails and prioritising as appropriate
  • Confident in developing agendas, supporting and facilitating team meetings, registering visitors and capturing minutes and actions.
    • Coordination of monthly Leadership team meetingssupport to develop agenda, book resources, manage actions, compile and distribute materials.
  • Support the tracking of key governance activities, including proactive management of papers, internal reviews and timelines.
    • Take ownership of key governance reports, including team updates to the board and Executive Committee alongside data reporting related to key risks or Management Information.
  • Takes responsibility for discrete pieces of work or projects on behalf of the senior management
    • May undertake specific team roles such as ‘risk coordinator’ in addition to providing general support
    • Opportunities to take on activities to support the marketing function, for example with industry award submissions.
  • Staff Development and Communications initiatives
    • Supporting coordination of lunch and learn programme of staff communication and training
    • Delivery and planning support for social events, team away days and team communications.
  • Administrative tasks, including:
    • Managing IT requests and leading on new starter set-up processes
    • Organising travel and advising wider team on relevant policies
    • Expense management, record keeping and purchasing goods or services in line with internal processes
Handling internal and external queries in a timely manner and escalating priority items to the senior manager(s) based on an understanding of current issues

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