Executive Assistant to Head of HR

Slough, Berkshire
Up to £55,000 depending on experience
16 Oct 2016
19 Oct 2016
Job Title
Industry Sector
Media, Retail, Technology
Contract Type
Full Time

FMCG giant seeks a super bright, engaging and diligent individual to join the team as an Executive Assistant to the Global Senior Vice President of HR. This is an incredible opportunity to join a vibrant, market-leading, FMCG brand. The client is looking for a charismatic yet assertive individual with a great academic record to provide support to the head of the HR department. The current head of HR is incredibly passionate about the brand, and the right candidate will be able to reflect company values, they will be hard working and articulate, with a great client-facing manner and attention to detail

Duties include, but are not limited to: 

  • Diary management
  • International travel arrangements - from Europe and the US to Australia!
    • Formulating itineraries
    • Organising Visas
    • Providing remote support whilst the Head of HR is working outside of the UK
  • Assisting the Head of HR with time management
  • Promoting efficiency through technology, i.e. helping the Head of HR transition to paperless working
  • Assisting with matters pertaining to high-level HR Strategy, and working with discretion at all times

You will have

  • The ability to work well under pressure
  • A hardworking attitude
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • A strong and confident, yet welcoming personality
  • Experienced in using Microsoft Office, particularly PowerPoint and Excel
  • The ability to handle confidential information discreetly
  • An international outlook
  • An ability to act proactively and constantly think 1-2 days ahead to anticipate and solve any potential issues
  • A great academic background, with a minimum 2:1 degree (or equivalent)
  • At least 5 years working as an EA within a fast paced environment i.e within Tech/Media/FMCG/Financial sectors
  • Determination and ambition, with a desire to immediately add value

This is an outstanding opportunity to join a FMCG giant at a hugely exciting period of dynamic growth! CVs will be considered on a rolling basis, so please apply immediately!