EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director

England, London
£40000 - £44000 per annum + exceptional pension scheme + bonus
26 Sep 2016
19 Oct 2016
Crone Corkill
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time
EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director : Global Retailer

EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director required for global retailer located in London. Previous Board level support experience within a FTSE / PLC environment essential. Amazing company, offering exceptional benefits package and great working hours!

This EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director role involves;
Proactive complex diary management - organisation of meetings, events and other functions.
Proactive management of pre-reading for meetings and related documentation e.g chase meeting documentation and provide in advance of scheduled reviews / meetings
Providing support for Board meetings, including meeting arrangements, acting as key contact for Board PAs, arranging transport, refreshments and coordination of paper submissions
Responsible for arranging off-site Board meetings and dinners, including identifying suitable locations, arrangements and attendance throughout the meeting and arranging contract review
Responsible for collating and production (print or digital) of presentations and documents for meetings, some of which are highly confidential
Able to create effective Powerpoint presentations & draft papers for the Group Legal Director, Company Secretary and Head of Risk and Compliance based on their first drafts
Organising UK and international travel, accommodation and itineraries for Board Directors, Company Secretary, the Group Legal Director as well as visas
Acting as key administrative contact for regarding the Company Secretary and Group Legal Director- managing emails, screening incoming telephone calls, dealing with correspondence (drafting suitable responses as required); and ensuring all issues are dealt with efficiently and speedily
Providing budgetary oversight and managing the processing of expenses
Liaising effectively with other departments
Other duties as directed by the Company Secretary and Group Legal Director

Previous experience required for EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director role includes;
Significant work experience as a senior PA/Executive Assistant, preferably in a plc or Corporate Centre environment and experience of liaising with Board directors
Excellent organisational skills - ability to manage shifting priorities and tight deadlines
Highly proactive, naturally thinking ahead, on short, mid and long term basis, constantly
Committed to keeping their boss organised, effective, efficient
Adaptable and assertive - willing to turn your hand to whatever needs doing, while staying focused on the critical priorities
Very discreet and totally trustworthy - able to deal with highly confidential information and not feel conflicted
Customer focused
Experience of working in a fast paced environment and the ability to deal with interruptions from calls when working under pressure
Self motivated and energetic
Excellent Microsoft office skills (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint) easily convert material into effective presentations, papers and formula-based spreadsheet work
High attention to detail and accuracy
Strong communication, influencing and interpersonal skills
Fluent French language skills desirable
An approachable team player

This EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director role will require overflow ad how support to the Board members during Board meeting times.

To apply for this enviable EA to General Counsel, Co. Sec + Group Legal Director role, please apply online immediately.

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