Job

Executive Assistant

  • Location

    London

  • Sector:

    Executive Assistants

  • Job type:

    Permanent

  • Salary:

    £50k - 52k per year + 30 days holiday - hybrid working and other amazing benefits

  • Contact:

    Joss Search

  • Contact email:

    jasmine@josssearch.com

  • Contact phone:

    02030967050

  • Job ref:

    JN -122021-16964

  • Published:

    6 days ago

  • Expiry date:

    2022-01-30

  • Startdate:

    2022-01-31 00:00:00

  • Consultant:

    Jasmine Adams

EA

Victoria

Flexible working

£50k

Have you ever wanted to work for an investment firm who are making a lasting difference to people's lives? If so, then we have the job for you! A unique opportunity has arisen for an experienced C-Suite level Executive Assistant to support the Chairwoman, Company Secretary and the Non-Executive Directors of a global firm dedicated to investing in businesses across the poorest regions of Africa and South Asia.

Sound different? That's because they are! The company invest in businesses that will create jobs and sustainability in a variety of sectors, from infrastructure and agriculture, to finance and healthcare. There are around 400 employees in their London based office in Victoria, including 35 PAs. Every single employee is extremely passionate about what they do, who they work for and the mission of the company.

THE ROLE

This is a high-profile role, working on the Executive Floor, alongside the EA to the CEO. As the Executive Assistant you will work closely with the new Chair and the Company Secretary. The Company Secretary's team comprises four other professionals including a Deputy Company Secretary, Governance Associate and Company Secretarial Assistant. The team manages the statutory governance of company and it subsidiaries and works closely with the non-executive directors and Executive committee members.

The typical duties will include but are not limited to the following;

  • Extensive and complex diary and inbox management for the Chair, travel management, expenses, and other administrative duties as required. 
  • Organising international travelThis role will involve liaison with senior officials in the UK Government, Foreign Commonwealth and Development Office and Foreign dignitaries
  • Manage all internal and external meetings and calls
  • Collate and prepare briefing packs for the Chair ahead of meetings and calls Support the Company Secretary's team in the coordination of shared, collaborative work alongside diary management and expenses.
  • Upload, collate and obtain sign off for all invoices relating to the Chair and Company Secretarial team.
  • Other ad-hoc administrative duties as required, such as settle new starters, support their onboarding and update internal webpages. 
  • Work closely with those in the broader business support team and attend regular meetings. 

What we are looking for from the successful Executive Assistant

  • Proven longevity and experience supporting at Board Level and prior experience supporting a Chairperson
  • Experience working within financial services would be highly advantageous
  • Confident, proactive, cheerful and resourceful team-player
  • Demonstrate professionalism, a calm demeanour and poise
  • A demonstrable attitude with a high degree of discretion is required.
  • Confidentiality is imperative.  

The Benefits

  • Core Hours are 9-5:15pm, what a great work-life balance!
  • Salary paying up to £50k
  • 3 days working from home
  • 30 days' annual leave
  • Substantial Pension plan up to 12% non-contributory
  • Medical cover
  • Brilliant health and well-being options, so you can stay healthy while you help to change the world!

This is a rare opportunity so apply today before you miss out on this fantastic role!

Joss Search is proud to be an Equal Opportunity employer, passionately supporting and promoting equality, diversity and inclusion. We are committed to building an inclusive culture, respecting our individual differences and bringing our community together.