The strong team-focused work ethic in this international consultancy means that as a Partner-level Executive Assistant, you will be an integral part of the team, expected to demonstrate an interest in the projects and clients they are working with in order to be assist with different aspects of their workload. This firm is a leader in its field, an international consultancy with offices across Europe, Asia, the Americas, Middle East and Africa.
Supporting two Senior consultants from impressive career backgrounds within the financial services sector, this is a highly organisational role with a strong international focus. Duties include managing complex and ever-changing diaries on Outlook, planning and coordinating extensive internal and external meetings, and arranging all associated international travel. In addition, you will be responsible for creating complex documents in MS Word and PowerPoint, planning client events and using your excellent relationship building skills to liaise with clients all levels in a discreet and professional manner.
The two partners are described fair, firm believers in treating their colleagues well and creating an inclusive atmosphere. For example, you will attend regular internal meetings to ensure you are kept up to date with the progress of the projects to enable you to do your job to your best ability.
You should have a calm, confident and outgoing manner, and see it as one of your skills to be able to persuade and influence people to commit to meetings which can often be tricky to arrange.
The company is very interactive when it comes to staff engagement and likes to ensure the office and teams bond well. With summer and Christmas parties, team events, Executive Assistant team lunches as well as other events, there is a strong sense of belonging to the firm. You will be looking for an inclusive work environment where your abilities are as integral to the success of the team.
Strong undergraduate degree qualification or equivalent, gained in an academic subject
Strong EA skills, demonstrated at senior level in a similar corporate setting (financial services background ideal).
Advanced MS Office and experience or knowledge of CRM systems