• Competitive
  • Mexico City, Distrito Federal, Mexico
  • Permanent, Full time
  • PER, Private Equity Recruitment
  • 2019-02-19

Consultant Support Team Member (CST), Working for PER's Office in Mexico City

Reference: 0079 /1N

Consultant Support Team Member (CST), Working for PER's Office in Mexico City

0079 /1N
What about the role
  • As a CST at PER you'll be an integral member of our Consultant Support Team and will work closely with the consultant team in Mexico. You'll also have involvement with our teams in other offices in the UK, Germany and Hong Kong

  • You'll have to monitor our busy and demanding assignments constantly, executing required tasks efficiently and to the PER standards
  • You'll be on the phone a lot especially with clients and candidates ensuring the assignments are being run smoothly. You'll quite often be the first point of contact
  • You'll get to do 'topping and tailing' - this is transferring candidate CVs into a PER format. You'll also have to prepare CV books using our newly branded global templates - you'll really have to pay strict attention to accuracy and presentation
  • There's lots of emailing involved, so you'll have to manage your and your colleagues' inboxes, and there's the preparation of header pages and distributing CVs to clients - this is done mainly via email
  • There are so many candidate/client meetings to organise, this involves liaising with clients and candidates promptly to fix meetings and recording all conversations (spoken or emailed) on the database. Lots of calendar entries are also involved and you'll have to be able to re-arrange changed meetings with speed
  • 98% of our candidates apply for roles online - one of your jobs is to ensure that these applications are downloaded from our website - accurate importing of data will be required
  • There are lots more duties involved, such as taking candidate and client feedback following client meetings and keeping momentum going; consultant/client meetings, getting all meeting materials prepared in advance
  • There's even some office management, which will include buying kitchen supplies and stationery, communicating with our bookkeeper and accountant and handling financial / expenses questions from them

The skills you'll need
  • It will really help if you are quite tech literate
  • You should be super-hot with your Microsoft Office skills, but mainly with Word and Outlook. Excel is also a good skill to have
  • You will have a great eye for detail and for balance in a layout - you should be able to see when something doesn't look quite right
  • You should be able to compose a nice clear email and have good grammar and spelling
  • Fluent in spoken and written English and German is a must
  • A good telephone voice would also help
  • Vision is also good, the ability predict a scenario and avoid a problem will help you immensely
  • Previous office experience is going to help you
  • Flexibility and calmness will help you, as will adaptability, especially whilst your dealing with changing circumstance and juggling a variety of tasks

About PER
  • We are a leading services provider to the private equity sector specialising in people placement, compensation advice and staff retention strategies
  • Our senior team are all former private equity investors, making us industry insiders
  • Our clients trust us as we have first-hand experience of their businesses
  • We work with private equity funds that range from multinational financial services businesses to small boutiques across the UK, Europe, Asia, Latin America and the Middle East
  • There are over 50 of us spread across offices in London, Germany, Mexico and Hong Kong

What you will like about working with us
  • We believe that work life balance is important so we work hard during working hours and go home at a sensible time
  • We are experts in helping our people manage their careers - which is great for our people also
  • We have regular inter-company events, which in the past have included, sports days, white water rafting and weekends away
  • Lots of our team members stay for many years

  • PER LatAm, 5 de R.L de C.V., Paesos de los Tamarindos, 400A, Piso 26 col. Bosques de las Lomas, CP 05120, Diudad de Mexico, Mexico