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Working for Gateway

Gateway Housing Association is an ambitious London based housing association with over 3,000 homes in the heart of London’s East End. We provide social rented homes, shared ownership and sheltered housing. We develop new homes too and are part way through an exciting programme to deliver another 500 homes by 2020. We also run our own in-house maintenance service, Gateway Homeworks.  

Gateway’s vision is to support local communities to thrive. To make this vision real, we want to create a dynamic culture where we offer great services, by great people and with a great reputation.

Governance and Executive Assistant

Gateway is a well-established community-based housing association with just under 3000 properties primarily in the London Borough of Tower Hamlets.  Our early formation goes back to 1926 when we began life as Bethnal Green Housing Association.

Our mission is to provide great housing and support for people in East London. We primarily provide social housing including rented homes and shared ownership. We have the largest stock holding of housing for older people in Tower Hamlets which includes 14 sheltered housing schemes and 1 extra care scheme. We want to build a reputation for being amongst the best while remaining commercially astute.

We develop new homes too and we run our own in house repairs service.

Governance and Executive Assistant

We have a great opportunity for a Governance and Executive assistant to the Chief Executive and Director of Finance and Resources.

You will provide support to the company secretary to ensure strong governance processes are maintained.

You will develop and manage a great support service to the Chief Executive and Director of Finance and Resources, delivering high quality reports and minutes.

The successful candidate must have experience of working as a personal or executive assistant and have good attention to detail.

This role requires a hands on approach, self motivation, a willingness to get involved, and an ability to organise events.

If you think you can do all this and more, we are keen to hear from you.

Our benefits package includes:

  • Annual Leave: 28 days, plus Bank Holidays
  • Subsidised Gym Membership
  • Social activities - from book and running clubs to table tennis
  • Great coffee
  • Simply Health – help towards the costs of dentist, optician and private medical appointments
  • Employee Assistance Programme – including free legal, financial and counselling advice
  • Pension – 7% maximum employer contribution

Download the Job Description and Person Specification here: Governance and Executive Assistant JD - July 2019.doc 

Please visit our online application portal to apply.

CLOSING DATE: Monday 19th August 2019

INTERVIEWS:  Week commencing 26th August 2019

GATEWAY is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community