PA with a background in Private Equity - contract role until end of March

London (Greater)
18 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
Job Title
Industry Sector
Banking / Finance
Contract Type
Full Time

Three month contract supporting the administrative team – you will be joining a leading private equity business and you will be exposed to an entrepreneurial, dynamic environment, in a role that will enable you to learn about and participate in the commercial world of business.

Responsibilities will include:

  • Complex diary management and update of multiple calendars
  • Schedule and arrange regular and ad hoc meetings, video and conference calls (with Founding Partners and other Senior Managers, liaising with their EAs)
  • Organisation of worldwide travel, accommodation and visas
  • Organise local and international chauffeured cars and taxis
  • Ensure telephone calls and queries are handled promptly and courteously and ensure messages are forwarded in a timely manner
  • Complete and submit expenses ensuring supporting documentation is attached and authorisation is received

The ideal candidate will have:

  • 5 years proven experience in a demanding secretarial post within a private equity firm
  • A flexible, proactive, “can-do” attitude with a strong work ethic and maturity
  • Willingness to take ownership of the role, be proactive, thinking ahead and not simply follow instructions
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Experience in working within a multicultural environment and overseas exposure
  • Ability to work successfully individually and as part of a team. Teamwork is very important!
  • Ability to prioritise and work effectively under pressure 

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