PA to Managing Director

Leytonstone, London (Greater)
Competitive remuneration package, pension, health care plan, staff loyalty reward, enhanced holiday
06 Jan 2022
03 Feb 2022
Job Title
Industry Sector
Contract Type
Full Time

Are you an experienced PA looking for a new challenge? Here is a fantastic opportunity for you to work for a multi award-winning Logistics company offering genuine opportunities for career progression. We are seeking for a self-starter PA to the Managing Director who will be responsible for providing the highest standard of organisational, administrative and commercial support.   

About Us:

Unsworth are an internationally recognised, multi award-winning Logistics Company. We combine the best-in class technology and people to be a leading independent freight management and supply chain solutions provider, simplifying international trade and adding value to our clients.

Job Role:

This position is a key hire and the successful individual will provide support to the Managing Director across the full spectrum of secretarial, administrative, finance and commercial support functions.  The main duties include:

  • Managing diaries, organising meetings and appointments, ensuring time is maximised and deadlines are met.
  • Setting meeting agendas, taking and circulating minutes in a timely manner as well as following up on agreed actions
  • Acting as a communication channel with the wider business and external clients.
  • Preparing professional level of management and board reports, PowerPoint presentations, emails, letters, business plans and documents, ensuring data is presented effectively and professionally
  • Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests, and handling them when appropriate
  • Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation.
  • Handling the MD incoming and outgoing post; ensuring relevant information is communicated down to the relevant staff
  • Providing general personal assistance and administrative support to the Managing Director

Desirable experience and qualities:

  • Previous experience of working for Directors/Senior Management is essential
  • Excellent administration skills with proficient in Microsoft Office- Outlook/Word/Excel/Powerpoint, and diary management
  • Self-motivated with the ability to work without close supervision and using own initiative
  • Strong organisational skills with the ability to prioritise work and manage time effectively to meet deadlines
  • A confident individual with great communication skills
  • Forward thinking and strong analytical skills to solve problem’s (diary clashes for example)
  • Ability to maintain a high level of discretion 

We offer:

  • Work for the industry’s Employer of the Year!
  • Competitive remuneration package
  • Innovative and agile working environment where opinions and fresh ideas are valued and encouraged
  • Award Winning staff development program offering genuine career development opportunities
  • Staff Loyalty schemes, Health Care Plan, Enhanced holiday scheme, cycle to work, weekly yoga, mentoring scheme
  • You’ll work with an internationally diverse, sociable, dynamic team with a clear vision and strategy

Apply Now:

If this sounds like the next step in developing your career then lose no time and apply online today.

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