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Posted Date:  18-Mar-2023
Posting End Date:  28-March-2023
Location:  Coventry
Company:  Severn Trent Water
Department:  Property Development
Salary (£):  Competitive

Personal Assistant & Team Administrator

Hello. We’re Severn Trent and we think water is wonderful. And we’re pretty keen on people, too.


Our people are what makes Severn Trent a truly exciting and inclusive place to work.


We’re a team of over 7,000 people with a purpose to deliver one of life’s essentials.


We do it all while thriving in our unique culture and making a lasting difference to our planet, society, and careers.


If you want to do more because you care, we’d love to talk to you. There really is something for everyone here.


We are recruiting for a Personal Assistant & Team Administrator to provide efficient, effective and proactive administration support to the Property Development team, as well act as the Personal Assistant to Severn Trent’s Head of Property Development.  




Reporting to the Head of Property Development, the PA and Team Administrator will be responsible for the full, effective diary management on behalf of the Head of Property Development, reviewing and updating diary commitments, organising appointments, internal and external meetings and managing expenses and travel. You will monitor mailboxes, reply appropriately to internal and external communications and flag important emails for further action. You will work with the Head of Property Development and the wider team to collate, review and format board papers and presentations ready to present to internal and external stakeholders, including at steering groups and executive board meetings. You will also support the wider team with financial administration, including raising and processing sanctions and purchase orders, setting up new vendors, paying suppliers and raising and processing invoices. You will be confident in updating Property Development’s website and intranet pages. You will also support the Head of Property Development with highly confidential matters as well as championing best practice for the team’s data protection policies.




You be an experienced PA or office manager with extensive administration experience at senior level. You will have experience in financial administration duties, preferably in a property, legal or financial environment. You will be a competent user of Office 365 and Wordpress, with the ability to collate and review board level reports and presentations. You will also have strong stakeholder management skills, with the ability to build relationships at senior levels with a diverse set of individuals. You will be highly professional, with a strong ability to work on one’s own initiative.


The right skills and experience are important. But if you have the right character, positivity and a caring attitude we want to talk to you, too. 


We welcome people from all walks of life and celebrate individuality as we know diverse minds, experiences and backgrounds help us to learn and better serve our communities. We want people who show up and get involve. Those who are ready to be part of something bigger and who want to make a difference because they care. Is that you? 


We do more, because we care.




It’s not just a job you’ll get here, you’ll get a career too. We have a range of benefits that reward and recognise great work and award-winning training to ensure you reach your potential. And we’ll also help you play your part in looking after the environment and the community in which we live.  Here’s some of our favourites:


  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays (and the ability to buy/ sell up to 5 additional days per year)  
  • Annual bonus scheme (of up to £1,500 depending on company performance)
  • Leading pension scheme – we will double your contribution (up to 15% when you contribute 7.5%)  
  • 10% monthly discount with Busy Bee Nurserys, and one-week free childcare
  • Sharesave – the chance to buy Severn Trent Plc shares at a discounted rate  
  • Electric vehicle scheme and retail offers  
  • Family friendly policies  
  • Two volunteering days per year  




We can’t wait to hear from you.     


Before you apply, you’ll need an updated copy of your CV and about five minutes to spare. If you’re not too sure about what you need to do, or have a question about the role before applying, please do reach out to our amazing team of recruiters at   


And if your curiosity has peaked and you're wanting to find out even more, search #LifeAtSevernTrent on social media.   


Ps. we’ll always let you know the outcome of your application after the closing date - so keep an eye on your phone and emails!