Executive Assistant

England, London
£55000.00 - £60000.00 per annum
03 Jun 2019
01 Jul 2019
Eleanor Ross
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Executive Assistant to CEO of Global Technology Business

Your new company
Your new company is a global technology firm that is currently expanding at a rapid rate and is involved with various exciting projects.

Your new role
The role is fast paced, requiring an ability to work to tight and conflicting deadlines, process information accurately, making quick and effective decisions. The ideal candidate would be proactive, calm under pressure, have the ability to read the mood, reassess priorities, take initiative and be one step ahead, with a can-do attitude and able to work with minimal supervision. The Executive Chairman and CEO, is an extremely busy individual with extremely high expectations. The role requires discretion, diplomacy, an understanding of the business, extensive liaison across all Global Switch's departments and sites in order to deliver a first class support service. The Executive Assistant is an 'authorised travel administrator' for the Global Head Office, and responsible for all travel arrangements booked for Head Office Employees, and will carry out this function when required.

What you'll need to succeed
You will need five plus years' experience working as an Executive Assistant at Board Level in multiple jurisdictions. You will have the ability to work on your own initiative as well as under direct supervision. You will have excellent communication skills with an ability to communicate and relate well to customers, advisers and suppliers from a variety of nationalities, backgrounds and environments. You will also have innate emotional intelligence, allowing you to read a room.

What you'll get in return
You will get an excellent salary and benefits package, as well as invaluable exposure to a global business and insight into the way that these work.

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