Executive Assistant & Support Team Leader - West End - £60K - £65K

EA - West End, London

Ref: 74Wednesday 12 January 2022

Our client, a leading Investment firm in the heart of London's West End are looking for an Executive Assistant with experience of managing or leading a team of assistants.

The role will be a split of these 2 duties, 80% Executive Assistant and 20% Team Leader to begin with, with a view to that split becoming more 50/50 in the long run. 

You must enjoy the role of an Executive Assistant and have a sense of pride in the support function for the company.  

Duties will include;

  • Extensive complex diary management 
  • Travel arrangements including complicated itineraries and visa applications
  • Expenses 
  • Coordinating meetings, booking meeting rooms and arranging refreshments 
  • Booking lunches 
  • Onboarding new starters, liaising with facilities and IT for set up
  • Provide cover for other assistants in the group

The role will also include Team Leader duties

  • Assisting with recruitment of support staff into your group
  • Assigning work buddies 
  • Managing between 5-8 EA's on a daily basis
  • Carrying out performance reviews and appraisals
  • Creating new initiatives for EA's
  • Monitoring and authorising staff absences including the holiday rota 
  • Providing general support to EA's in your group