Churchill Retirement PLC is the fastest growing company in the UK retirement house building sector and we’re looking to recruit people like you. We’re a family-run, privately-owned business and are proud of what we do and the people we work with.
We have exciting and ambitious growth plans for the future. Our mission is to be the most successful house builder in the UK and our objective is to achieve the growth required to deliver 1,000 unit sales by 2024. With an award winning product and sector-leading profit margins, the Company is now committing to investing in the future and the long-term growth of the Business.
We pride ourselves on building beautiful, quality, purpose-built one and two bedroom apartments in desirable locations across the UK for those looking for an independent lifestyle in later life. Developments are designed to take away all the hassle and fears of home ownership and provide security, peace of mind and independence.
We’ve won a host of awards; most recently we have been recognised by The Sunday Times as the 3rd Best Company to work for, and in 2016 became the first ever retirement living specialist to have been named overall ‘Housebuilder of the Year’ by the WhatHouse? Awards.
About the role
We’re recruiting for a Secretary to support our Construction, Commercial and Technical Departments in our South West Region, based at our stunning Head Office in Ringwood.
You will be responsible for all administration generated by the Construction, Commercial and Technical Departments. Your duties will include:
- Answering all incoming calls quickly and professionally.
- Greeting visitors and inform their host of their arrival.
- Typing correspondence.
- Taking minutes.
- Diary management.
- Distributing various documents to sites.
- General organisation of the department e.g. arranging lunches, booking transport / accommodation, organising events, calendar bookings, assist with stationery orders.
Your communication skills will be clear and professional and you will be able to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders.
This is an office based role. The hours of work are Monday to Thursday, 9.00am – 5.30pm and Fridays 9.00am to 5.00pm.
You will have previous experience supporting a department with administrative duties. We’d love it if you gained this experience within a construction setting, however this is not essential.
You will be confident in your typing and IT skills, with experience in using PowerPoint and Excel.
You will be extremely organised, proactive, personable and friendly with good communication skills and able to liaise effectively with people at all levels.
How you’ll be rewarded
- Competitive salary
- Annual holiday entitlement - 24 days + Bank Holidays
- Day off on your birthday
- Group Personal Pension Plan
- Life Assurance
- Health screening
- Eye Care Reimbursement Scheme
If you want to be part of our success story, please send both your CV and a covering letter to firstname.lastname@example.org quoting the job number SW1202.