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Executive Assistant

FirstGroup plc is a leading transport operator in the UK and North America assisting over 2 billion passengers last year.  We are one of the UK's most experienced rail operators, carrying around 140m passengers across our three franchises and open access operation.

The Role?

We are looking to recruit an Executive Assistant based at our newly created Customer Contact Centre in the City Centre where we provide various Rail related services for our customers' transaction requests, through a range of inbound and outbound communication channels.

As an EA, you will have the responsibility to manage our schedule of meetings, prepare agendas and packs and attend the meetings to take the minutes. There will be some reception duties and general correspondence which can be varied.  You will also help the operations team to manage the office space, for example, replenishing stationery and consumables, updating weekly trackers and the document storage systems, as well as helping our finance team with purchase orders, health and safety and general admin.

What Skills are we looking for?

  • Do you have a background of working in administration or secretarial support?
  • You have exceptional organisational skills and can work on your own initiative, finding solutions to problems
  • You have an excellent telephone manner and exceptional written communication skills
  • You have experience of minute taking
  • You are thorough with good attention to detail
  • You are discreet when dealing with confidential information
  • You can learn new technology and processes quickly
  • You have good IT skills and currently use the full suite of Microsoft office packages
  • You can deal with conflicting demands and have strong persuasive skills
  • Ideally, you will have experience of working with purchase order systems

It is a varied role with a lot of scope to make it your own.   If you are interested and want to know more, why not log onto our Careers Website:, this will be your first step in the recruitment process plus you can take a look at our first class office space.  

FirstGroup plc welcomes applications from a diverse range of candidates regardless of background, gender, race, religious beliefs, disability, sexual orientation, or age. We aspire to be a diverse and inclusive organisation because we believe that diversity brings benefits for our customers, communities, and our people.

Please note that if you are successful, you will be required to complete our background checks which includes credit referencing and a basic DBS.

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First Contact Centre, The Square Sheffield
2 Broad Street West, Sheffield, England, S1 2BQ
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  • Company:
    First Customer Contact Ltd
  • Website Skillset:
    All Other Roles
  • Contract Type:
    Permanent - Full Time
  • Contracted Hours:
  • Location:
    First Contact Centre, The Square Sheffield
  • Salary:
    Up to £22,000 per annum
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