TRAVELLING PRIVATE PA FOR UHNWI (FLUENT ENGLISH / GOOD FRENCH REQUIRED)

Recruiter
19 London
Location
London & International Travel
Salary
£60,000 - £70,000 depending on experience
Posted
15 May 2019
Closes
30 May 2019
Job Title
Private PA
Industry Sector
Private Individual / Family
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

This is an incredible opportunity for a Private PA (English Fluent and French to a good level) to support an amazingly well-respected UHNWI who has an involvement in investment, art, horse racing and vast philanthropic interests. This is an international travelling position, working alongside another PA you will work in tandem and rotate 4 weeks based in the Central London office, and then 4 weeks travelling with the Principal in multiple international locations (primarily LA, London, Paris & other European countries).

A right-hand to the Principal, you will act as the main point of contact and conduit between the principal and his professional and personal associates, whilst also supporting him with day to day.

This is a rewarding and fulfilling position to work for an inspirational gentleman who is respectful, loyal and treats his staff incredibly well.  

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Complex diary management, planning and scheduling across multiple time zones.
  • Everchanging travel coordination for principal, family, friends and staff (both commercial and private: yachts, jet, helicopter, chauffeur etc).
  • Managing all private and corporate correspondence.
  • Preparation of all paperwork for meetings; briefs and agendas for conferences and board meetings.
  • Supervising global properties, liaising with staff on maintenance, operations, renovations, household shopping, budgets and security.
  • Setting up utilities and negotiating with contractors and suppliers.
  • Overseeing household staff: recruitment, contract negotiation, expense reconciliation, as well some HR duties.
  • Managing and booking all social engagements and events.
  • Personal shopping and acting as conduit between suppliers and accountants.
  • Assisting with management of art collections; purchases, sales, bidding and building relationships with auction houses.
  • Create and managed detailed inventories for luxury items, including jewellery and watch collections.

Essential Criteria:

  • Fluency in English & good French – written and spoken (German & Italian useful but not essential)
  • Happy to travel 6 months of the year, being flexible when faced with often unpredictable scheduling.
  • Minimum of 3 years PA/EA experience working with UHNWIs and a knowledge and understanding of etiquette and protocols. 
  • Adaptable and even-tempered; calm and positive under pressure.
  • Independent and autonomous but happy to work within a small team.
  • Pragmatic and down to earth; open-minded and personable.
  • An enthusiasm for Art and some prior knowledge of the industry would be beneficial.
  • Microsoft and Apple literate
  • Skills in translation and shorthand.

If this role sound of interest, and you meet the essential, criteria please apply within.

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