To apply you will need to complete the short application form and take the online Civil Service Verbal Test. Ideally you should take the tests by midday on 16th May 2021 to allow for the next stage of the application process.
Please complete the CV to include your work history.
The personal statement section (in no more than 1000 words) should demonstrate evidence of the below essential experience criteria within the job description:
1.Effective organisational and time management skills with the ability to organise, prioritise and re-prioritise tasks depending on changing prioritise.
2.Experience working in a similar role, managing inboxes, diaries and travel bookings
3.Proven ability to communicate effectively with senior colleagues and stakeholders
4.Ability to react positively to changes
In the event of high volume of applications, we may sift on the criteria, Effective organisational and time management skills with the ability to organise, prioritise and re-prioritise tasks depending on changing prioritise.
Please review your application form before clicking ‘submit’ – once you have submitted, you will not be able to amend your application.
Ensure your application form is received by the closing date for receipt of applications – this is 11:55pm on the advertised date.
If you are successful at the sift stage you will be invited to attend a blended interview, which will be carried out via a video link. Interviews will be held the week commencing the 24th May 2021.
The blended interview will test the behaviours listed in the above job description, as well as the strengths associated with the role. We want to hear your first, unrehearsed, natural response to strength questions, and so we don’t advertise which strengths are being tested.
The best way to prepare for strengths questions is to reflect on what you identify as your own personal strengths, and your preferred ways of working.
HMLR is accredited to the Disability Confidence Scheme, which denotes organisations which have a positive attitude towards disabled people. Disabled applicants who meet the minimum essential criteria at the shortlisting stage are guaranteed an invitation to interview.
If any candidate requires the panel to consider a reasonable adjustment or there is anything else they would like the panel to take into consideration they are asked to notify us of this at application stage where possible or during the process as soon as it becomes a requirement.
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