Business EA/Right-hand to Head of London

  • Salary: £80,000 + benefits
  • Location: Canary Wharf
  • Consultant: Emily Aldrich | 020 7588 8999
  • Reference: 926103
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Are you an experienced EA with strong people management skills?

Do you have experience of mentoring, supporting and managing a team of PAs?

Do you have an enquiring business mind with the ability to understand company strategies and deliver objectives?

Are you a successful communicator who can develop strong relationships at all levels?

Our client, who has a strong global presence, is looking for an exceptional individual to provide business support to a global head and leadership to the EA/administrative teams.

What you’ll be doing day to day:

  • Working proactively to support your CEO in achieving company objectives
  • Developing deep understanding of key stakeholder business relationships to effectively manage communications between business areas
  • Scheduling travel and meetings, liaising with senior business leaders
  • Composing, editing and proofing materials across the MS suite
  • Managing expectations of incoming demands on CEO’s time
  • Building strong relationships with Executive Assistants and Facilities teams
  • Collaborating with internal departments to improve admin systems and procedures
  • Providing mentoring and guidance to the EAs and organising training to maximise potential
  • Managing recruitment and onboarding new team members
  • Reviewing and assessing the executive support model, recommending and implementing changes when appropriate
  • Leading performance reviews for EAs; providing support and feedback
  • Ad hoc project management

The skills you need to bring:

  • Experience supporting a Senior Executive in a global organisation
  • Curiosity to understand wider business objectives
  • Previous experience managing a team of Executive Assistants
  • Advanced knowledge of MS and Adobe
  • Ability to adapt own approach and style to suit wide range of stakeholders
  • Strong problem-solving and critical thinking skills
  • Ability to make decisions and influence
  • Ability to remain approachable and understanding at all times.

Posted date: 19 Mar 2021

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