Personal Assistant

  • Location
    London, Greater London
  • Salary
    £ 14 - £ 19 / Hourly
  • Job type
    Temporary contract
  • Industry
    Admin and Secretarial
  • External Reference
    JN-042022-249694
  • Category
    Office and Secretarial - Executive PA

We are looking for an energetic Personal 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: Temporary ongoing
Pay: £30,000-£40,000
Start: ASAP immediate start
Hours: 9am-5pm
Days: Monday - Friday
Location: Fully remote (offices based city of London)


Key responsibilities include:



  • Diary and schedule management

  • Providing full diary management.

  • Meeting and call organisation, including documentation, agendas, excel spreadsheets and presentation material as well as meeting attendance, taking and distributing minutes and managing progression of agreed actions.

  • Proactively and effectively managing email correspondence (reading all emails, responding, deleting and archiving where appropriate) with key senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Organising complex multi-city, and multi-country conference calls across global time zones with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Supporting meetings and travel (very limited still at the moment)

  • Managing global travel bookings, visa and passport applications.

  • Booking restaurants, taxis, couriers and venues.

  • Completing personal and credit card expense reports.

  • Adhering to internal risk assessment procedures including completing travel risk assessments, individual Health & Safety Plans, etc.

  • Ad-hoc administrative support to the wider HR teams.



What are we looking for?



  • Extensive experience providing personal assistance to senior leaders within an international company. A background in professional consulting services is preferable but not essential.

  • Degree educated or equivalent.

  • Digitally savvy and proficient in MS office suite programmes (Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, SharePoint, PowerBI) and Adobe Acrobat.

  • Excellent communication and numerical skills.

  • Demonstrates a personable and flexible attitude. In this role as you may occasionally be required to work after hours or across different time zones.

  • Demonstrates good time management and ability to prioritise and multi-task.

  • Demonstrates a positive, "can-do" attitude.

  • Gains confidence and trust of others.

  • Learns and develops from experience and other people, adapts appropriately to new situations.

  • Possesses enthusiasm, self-motivation and drive for results, Promotes collaboration.

  • Achieves good execution and follow through.



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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