Apply for this job now

Personal Assistant

Basingstoke, Hampshire
Job Type
20 Jul 2022
Bidfood has an exciting opportunity for a Personal Assistant to join the team. There s every chance you ll have eaten our food, so why not share our success and come and work for us?

Personal Assistant
Basingstoke, RG21
Full Time, Permanent
Salary dependent on experience

Please Note: Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK

Bidfood is a leading wholesale food distributor and the preferred supplier for over 60,000 customers across the UK, ranging from pubs to schools, from restaurants to care homes and everything in between.

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to provide confidential administrative support to the Business Unit Director. You will be involved in all aspects of the depot structures, stretching out over 4 depots resulting in a varied and interesting role.

A bit more about the Personal Assistant role:

You ll play a key part in the coordination of internal and external meetings.

Organising meeting collateral including agendas, minutes and presentations.
Attending meetings and take confidential minutes, coordinating actions making sure they are followed up and closed
Acting as a regular point of contact for internal and external queries
Coordinating relevant administrative requirements such as drafting documents, preparing presentations, collating and constructing Board updates, Organising events/travel arrangements and processing expenses and Mileage for the BUD.
Supporting various projects that the leadership team are working on, finding ways to add value in an efficient and positive way
Managing The BUD s calendar, Outlook and meeting arrangements.

A bit about you:

You ll enjoy liaising with a range of people at all levels and be a strong communicator both verbally and in writing.
You will work collaboratively with other PAs in the business when needed and working closely with the Business Unit Director.
You will be juggling multiple tasks and deadlines at once so strong organisational and time management skills are essential
You will have the ability to use Microsoft Office programmes.
Due to the nature of the role, you will have demonstrable experience in handling sensitive and confidential information; and adherence to company and legal requirements.
You will be a flexible person with accurate administration experience in a similar, fast-paced role, where you have constantly driven high standards through attention to detail, within an ever changing environment.

The role will be based at our Basingstoke or Slough depot, additional travel when required.

Here at Bidfood, we believe in our food, and we know that our people are so very important in our success. Working with us, you ll be part of an inspiring team where your views really count.


25 days Holiday per annum
Healthcare Cash Plan
Personal Accident Scheme
Employee Discounts
Health & Wellbeing Packages

How to apply for the Personal Assistant role:

If you have the skills and experience required for this position, click "apply" today and check your inbox for an email providing more information on how to tailor your application and provide a cover letter or any supporting documents.

You must be eligible to work in the UK. No agencies please.

Other suitable skills and experience includes PA, Admin, Administration, Administrator, Receptionist, Office Manager, Executive Assistant, Admin Assistant, Office, Office Administrator
Apply for this job now


  • Job Reference: 662715125-2
  • Date Posted: 20 July 2022
  • Recruiter: Bidfood
  • Location: Basingstoke, Hampshire
  • Salary: On Application
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Permanent