Executive Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £13.40/Hour
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive Assistant
  • Job type
    Contractor
  • Industry
    Office and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-112019-102741

We are currently recruiting for an Executive Assistant to start ASAP who will be providing comprehensive assistance and administrative support service to the Heads of Division, in order to support them in undertaking their duties efficiently.


The Organisation are a unique law enforcement organisation which both investigate and prosecute the most serious economic crime. They focus on tackling the most serious, complex and high-profile economic crime (top tier fraud, bribery and corruption).


Pay rate: £13.40 per hour
Location: Central London
Start Date: ASAP (Pending vetting)
Duration: 6 Months
Type: Temporary, full time, 36 hours per week


Due to the client involved a vetting period will be involved prior to start which will be discussed with successful candidates.



  • Providing full EA support, including diary management - making appointments and maintaining the HoD's diary. Managing their email inbox - dealing with incoming emails to ensure that tasks are prioritised and dealt with in a timely manner. Where appropriate, preparing responses or taking forward actions from emails on their behalf.

  • Responsible for the smooth and efficient running of the HoD's day to day activities.

  • Dealing with incoming correspondence and screening telephone calls, enquiries and requests - managing them where appropriate.

  • Managing access to the HoD to ensure their time is used appropriately.

  • Facilitating the interaction between the HoD and Case Controllers, Case Teams, other HoDs, General Counsel and Private Office to identify and resolve day-to-day casework issues.

  • Arranging travel and accommodation, ensuring that the HoD has all the necessary details for travel.

  • Organising and, where appropriate, attending meetings - ensuring that the HoD has all the necessary papers for their meetings and taking minutes where necessary.

  • Commissioning documents, papers, briefing materials, reports and presentations as necessary.

  • Maintaining essential documentation and ensuring it is kept up to date.

  • Collating information to respond to requests for data - often at short notice.

  • Undertaking project work and supporting the HoD with ad-hoc duties where required


Essential Skills/Knowledge/Qualifications:



  • Experience of providing secretarial support to senior management.

  • Proactive with an ability to work on own initiative, with minimal supervision and able to prioritise own workload and manage a variety of tasks in a timely manner.

  • A high level of oral and written communication and numeracy is required.

  • Effective use of MS Office, including Word, Excel and PowerPoint.

  • Excellent planning and organisation skills.

  • Diary management experience


If this is the role for you, then apply today! Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Adecco is an equal opportunities provider.

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.


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Please apply with your CV to: Libby Cella