Executive Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 35000 - £ 40000 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-102021-215870
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive Assistant

We are looking for an energetic Executive Assistant to join our client's busy team based in Central London. They are seeking a committed, enthusiastic, and organised professional who is looking for a new opportunity with a dynamic and forward-thinking company.


Duration: 9 month contract
Pay: £15-16phr
Start: ASAP immediate start
Days: 4 days a week ( Part-time) 9-5
Location: Fully remote (offices based in Slough)


Key responsibilities include:



  • Full Calendar Management - link in with peers and other associates locally and globally to organise meetings, ensuring a well-planned diary for each senior leader and anticipating next steps.



  • Travel management: working with our travel provider FCM to book all flights, hotels and taxis. In addition, application and renewal of all required visas.

  • Team meeting management: plan, organise and coordinate large scale meeting logistics, including venue sourcing, delegate listing, video & audio conferencing and catering for the separate teams these roles support

  • Purchase order requests: raise purchase requests on Ariba. Monitor and follow up to ensure timely payment of invoices. Link in with Accounts Payable, Purchase to Pay helpdesk, suppliers and commercial teams where necessary.

  • Create templates for senior leader presentations as required

  • Timely communication of events, key updates or issues to associates using Yammer and/or email or other. Distribute communications (email/Teams) as requested

  • Expense Submission: Ensure all expense receipts are submitted via Mobile Expenses within 30 days



  • Participate in weekly sales team meeting

  • Take a lead in reviewing the workload tracker with the team.

  • Update team calendars and amend any invites

  • Ad hoc requests from team


What are we looking for?



  • Advanced usage of all Microsoft packages - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & Teams, with exceptional PowerPoint an advantage

  • Experience of eBuy & mobile expense advantageous

  • Demonstrative strong initiative and problem solving ability

  • Able to handle confidential information sensitively

  • Very comfortable working with numbers

  • Able to work with little or no direction, manage conflicting demands and be proactive

  • Excellent planning, organisational, interpersonal and communication skills (at all levels)


Benefits of being a temporary candidate via Adecco



  • Weekly pay

  • Contract of Employment

  • Paid annual leave

  • Access to an exclusive employee benefit and discount portal

  • Pension contributions

  • Ongoing support from a dedicated consultant


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