Executive Assistant to the Cabinet


Haringey Council - Alexandra House

Closing Date:

19 Feb 2023

Job description

Contract Terms

Salary: PO2 – £37,725 – £40,614 per annum + 30 days annual leave + bank holidays

Contract: Permanent

Location: Haringey, North London

Hours: 36 hours per week

Advert closing date: Sunday 19th February 2023


About Haringey

Haringey Council is one of 32 in London. Haringey is an extremely diverse borough, and the Council has set clear ambitious objectives through its borough plan to make Haringey a better place to live, encourage investment and create opportunities that all can share. Haringey’s vision for the future is one of sustainable growth, in housing and jobs and on helping our residents and businesses take advantage of that growth.

We have got huge ambitions for Haringey. As the shape of local government continues to change, we are determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents enjoy the best opportunities in life. Working at Haringey gives you the opportunity to play a part in meeting those ambitions on behalf of everyone who calls the borough their home.

About the role

Working at the centre of one of the most exciting and diverse boroughs in London, you will support Cabinet Members in Haringey, helping them deliver for our residents and meet the aims and ambitions of the council.

You will work closely with Cabinet Members, providing executive assistance and support across many areas of their role – including diary management, meeting planning and coordination, administrative and operational support, and internal and external relationship management.

You will be an important point of contact in helping to build and maintain relationships between councillors, senior council officers, residents and key partners.

The role will also enable the right candidate to develop their skills in a range of fields such as stakeholder management, governance and project work.

This post is politically restricted.

About the team

The Leader & Cabinet Office is a small team that supports Haringey’s Leader and Cabinet Members. You will be one of two Cabinet EAs alongside a caseworker and strategic advisors (please see the below Job Description for our team structure). It’s a fast-paced office with a strong, collaborative team.

About you

We’re looking for a talented and enthusiastic person to join us. This is a fast-paced role, so we are looking for someone energetic, adaptable, committed and highly-organised. We work almost entirely from the office and need someone who likes in-person working.

Working for Haringey

Haringey is an ambitious local authority, as the shape of local government continues to change, we’re determined to rise to the challenge and find new ways to ensure that our residents and visitors enjoy the best opportunities, Haringey have to offer. We are committed to creating a workplace culture where all our people feel valued, included, and able to be their best at work, and we recognise the benefits of a diverse workforce. Our benefits package includes generous leave entitlement, health and wellbeing support, local government pension scheme and a range of generous discount schemes across leisure and culture together with financial and money-saving discounts. Additionally, this post has a career grade scheme providing improvement opportunities for staff.


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