Personal Assistant to CEO

About Devenish

Devenish is a farming and food company, delivering innovative nutritional products and solutions for the pig, poultry and ruminant animal feed industry, the food industry and for human health. Headquartered in Belfast, Devenish has 5 manufacturing sites in the UK, as well as United States and Mexico.

The Role

An opportunity is available for a Personal Assistant, to Richard Kennedy, Group CEO of Devenish Nutrition. This role in based in the Devenish Global Innovation Offices, County Meath.

The role of the Personal Assistant will be to provide dedicated support to the Group CEO. In this role discretion, confidentiality and reliability are a must.

Responsibilities include:
  • Manage diaries proactively and efficiently.
  • Arrange meetings (including venues, travel arrangements, itineraries etc.)ensuring that all parties are fully briefed in advance.
  • Plan, prepare and co-ordinate papers for meetings, conferences, events etc
  • Manage emails, calls and general correspondence
  • General Administration
  • Liaise with and communicate with other departments and the wider company
Applicants who wish to apply for this role should be able to meet the following criteria:
  • Have proven IT skills and the ability to present data in an easily digestible manner
  • Have a high degree of discretion and reliability
  • Be solution driven and proactive
  • Be flexible and adaptable to the changing nature of the role
  • Good networking skills and able to build positive relationships

Note - it is expected that the nature of the job will change over time as the needs of the business change. The Executive Assistant will be required to contribute to the development of the role to reflect the changing needs of the organisation.

Salary and Benefits:
  • Competitive salary dependent upon skills and experience
  • Company matched pension scheme
  • Corporate Health Cash Plan
How to Apply

If you wish to apply for this position, please forward your CV and cover letter, indicating why you are suitable for this role to: HR@devenish.com

Closing date for applications: 24th January 2020 at 5pm.

Devenish Nutrition Ltd is an Equal Opportunities Employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community