Executive Management Support Officer

Job Details

Barnsley council Executive Management Support Officer to provide a comprehensive, co-ordinated and efficient secretarial service, enabling executive management to fulfil their role effectively in the context of a highly-pressurised working environment.


  • Undertake general business support including word processing, photocopying, filing, emailing and
    dealing with mail.
    • Produce high quality documentation including letters, reports, graphical documents etc., utilising
    appropriate Microsoft packages using advanced functionality such as mailmerge, charts, graphs.
    • Establish, use and maintain appropriate office systems, ensuring that information is accurate and
    stored with regards to the confidential nature of the post.
    • Undertake diary management, arranging meetings and appointments as well as ensuring the
    organising, prioritising and tracking of workloads.
    • Service meetings, preparing relevant documentation and ensure that outcomes are recorded and
    • Deal with telephone and face to face enquiries, providing advice, guidance and information as
    appropriate, assisting other officers and outside bodies as necessary to resolve issues.
    • Undertake research and project work which may vary widely in complexity and detail as required.
    • Liaise, negotiate and collaborate with internal and external stakeholders including politicians,
    government departments and other senior executives.
    • Where appropriate, take ownership of specific issues within the service, co-ordinating and monitoring
    milestones through to resolution.
    • Undertake research on Council related policy and general issues as directed, preparing reports and
    analyses of issues as necessary.
    • Maintain an awareness of and monitor developments in relation to live issues and key policies in
    relation to the service to enable workloads to be prioritised.
  • hybrid role!

£18.90 umbrella