Position Title:Executive Assistant

Company:Skipton Building Society

Location:Milton Keynes, UK

Job Description:

This is an exciting opportunity to work as an Executive Assistant (EA) to the Chief People Officer (CPO) at Skipton Building Society. The successful candidate will develop and provide comprehensive organisational and administrative support to the CPO on all business matters, client engagement, business strategy and development. The role involves proactive and seamless management of schedules and flawless performance of a wide variety of complex and confidential administrative, secretarial, analytical and research duties particularly in the HR arena.


  • Management and oversight of Executive business projects
  • Provision of general administrative support
  • Board and Committee pack compilation and distribution
  • Maintaining and monitoring budgets and expenses
  • Preparation of correspondence, reports and other documents
  • Cross-cover within the Executive Administration Team
  • Liaison with clients, colleagues and other EAs
  • Management of Executive email
  • Extensive calendar and diary management
  • Attendance at meetings and minute-taking where applicable
  • Arranging dinners, social and corporate events and public appearance
  • Arrangement of travel and accommodation (including international)
  • Production of timelines and reviews of Executive projects


  • You must have the personal gravitas and confidence to engage with internal and external stakeholders at all levels of the business, particularly Executive and Director level. Proven experience of working at pace in a constantly changing environment is essential, together with having the resilience and positive outlook needed when faced with changing priorities.
  • We’re looking for a professional and experienced EA who is passionate about what they do. You’ll be exceptionally organised, have energy, enthusiasm and focus, as well as being capable of prioritising to meet deadlines without losing your eye for detail.

About Skipton Building Society

At Skipton, we're here for you. We like to take the time to learn what's going on in your world and with no shareholders to answer to, our time, energy and expertise goes into looking after our customers and our colleagues. If you're ready to start your Skipton journey just search for a vacancy here.