French speaking EA to CEO - Investment Firm

07 Dec 2018
04 Jan 2019
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance
Contract Type
Full Time
Investment Firm French speaking Executive Assistant to CEO £50,000-60,000 per annum plus benefits City of London Maternity Fixed Term Contract 12 months CONTEXT The candidate will be based in London and will report to the Chief of Staff. His/her main responsibilities will include: AGENDA AND MEETING MANAGEMENT -Support the CEO’s work schedule, optimising the efficient use of time and resources through effective planning and maintenance of diaries and effective ‘gate-keeping’ -Manage the meeting facilities and room reservations -Anticipate logistical and practical arrangements in a very proactive way -Assist with the preparation of meetings on request -Conduct qualitative research and prepare summary briefing materials on request TRAVEL MANAGEMENT -Ensure that all requirements for international travel, accommodation and facilities are met for the CEO and its office DOCUMENT MANAGEMENT -Ensure that all papers and documents are compiled in good time in advance of meetings -Maintain filing and document record retention -Manage the personal expenses and credit card statements -Maintain effective office systems to ensure all activity is highly organized ACT AS POINT OF CONTACT -Take and act upon internal and external messages -Liaise with other senior members of the company Required skills for this role are the following: -Be highly organized, efficient, numerate, methodical, discreet with a logical/positive proactive mind and attitude -Articulate, both orally and in writing -Able to demonstrate high level of flexibility, urgency, drive, energy and enthusiasm -Excellent interpersonal skills with strong attention to detail and professionalism -Able to effectively multi-task, prioritize high volume workload, work on own initiative, use common sense, great sense of aptitude for problem solving -Capable of working under pressure Candidate’s profile: -Minimum of 8 to 10 years of experience working for a CEO -Experience in Finance a plus -Languages : English and French compulsory -IT Skills (knowledge of Outlook, Microsoft Office applications, etc.) The company offers a benefit package that includes a competitive salary, a private medical, life and income protection cover, a complementary pension and a yearly discretionary performance-based variable compensation. All applicants must be eligible to live and work in the UK. Please send me your CV for immediate consideration.

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