Personal Assistant to Head of Department (Job Share)

Financial Conduct Authority

Regulating financial services firms and financial markets in the UK,

Requirements of the role

Are you interested in providing support to the Head of Financial Promotions & Enforcement Taskforce on a job share basis 2-3 days per week (Monday – Wednesday, with Monday and Tuesday essential)


As well as working closely with the Head of Department (HoD), you will need to work with the other Personal Assistants (PAs) across Consumer Investments (CI) and the wider FCA, as well as with a variety of external stakeholders. You will play an important role in ensuring the HoD is well prepared for their day and that their senior leadership team and relevant staff are kept up-to-date with key activities.


What you will be doing

  • Extensive diary management, remaining flexible to frequent and often short notice changes
  • Preparing the HoD’s daily pack and ensuring all relevant information, meeting details and any necessary briefing notes are requested in good time
  • Making travel arrangements where necessary, including overseas travel
  • Managing and contributing to resolving internal and external ad hoc issues or queries on behalf of the HoD
  • Acting as first point of contact for many internal queries and managing requests for the HoD’s availability to review documents and ensuring sufficient time for review
  • Leading and providing administrative guidance for the Professional Business Support staff within the Division, ensuring they are updated with the latest information
  • Ensuring that your office complies with local and FCA wide processes and procedures


What will you get from the role?

  • An insight into senior management and leadership
  • Opportunity to work in a busy, challenging and engaging environment with a wide and varied workload
  • Involvement in a high-profile area of the business, looking at highly topical issues
  • Interaction with a range of internal and external contacts
  • Opportunity to establish and build and good network of working relationships with colleagues at all levels across the FCA
  • You will gain training and personal development, as well as knowledge of how the FCA works

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Edinburgh, Leeds, London

 Contract type

Job share, Part time, Permanent



 Working pattern

Flexible working, Hybrid

 Closing Date