Executive Assistant, Supply Chain 




Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.


To provide a comprehensive level of administrative and organizational support to the Executive to ensure the smooth and efficient running of the function. Acting on behalf of the Executive to take action and decisions for areas of responsibility.


  • Partnering closely and working as a true right hand to the Executive
  • Thorough understanding of departmental priorities and those of the Executive and using this to proactively manage the diary, requests and workload
  • Managing both the Executive’s agenda and meeting schedules and to take decisions accordingly, while prioritizing the needs of both the Executive and the business
  • Extensive diary management
  • Ensuring the Executive is fully prepared for each meeting, providing background information and previous meeting notes
  • Proactively support the Executive with meetings for the Senior Leadership Team
  • Build strong relationships at all levels across the stakeholder group
  • Extensive travel organisation
  • Senior new starter induction planning and organisation
  • Processing expenses in line with company policy
  • Maintaining the upkeep of forecasted travel budgets
  • Coordinate and/or lead ad-hoc projects, as requested by the Executive
  • Ensure a VIP service for all guests
  • Full inbox management
  • Assisting with personal administration (20% of time)
  • Organising events at the request of the Executive
  • Respond to and declare any external invitation and speaking requests
  • Support and manage the other PAs within the department, including arranging weekly group meetings, individual check-ins, providing training and guidance, leading by example through best practice and ways of working


  • Previous experience of working as an EA/PA at a senior level in a highly discrete role
  • Experience of working in global corporate organisations preferred
  • Ability to handle multiple assignments quickly and efficiently while showing diplomacy and sensitivity in a highly pressured environment
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Demonstrating the ability to prioritise workload and problem solve
  • Strong influencing skills
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with high attention to detail
  • Ability to build strong and trusted relationships
  • Ability to understand real-time meeting needs
  • Proactively think ahead, anticipate needs and be confident in taking initiative and giving direction 
  • Highly computer literate, particularly in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
  • Concur, SAP and Ariba knowledge desirable
  • Experience of managing/overseeing other PAs is preferable
  • Team orientated with the ability to partner effectively, both across Burberry and within the function


Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.