Executive assistant

  • 100-200 pound per day
  • London, England, United Kingdom
  • Contract, Full time
  • Skillfinder International
  • 29 Mar 19

Executive assistant for a large financial organisation in Canary Wharf (London) Ideally looking for someone with experience in SAP system Github experience would be an advantage

Field of activity

This role as (Executive) Assistant to the Head of Equity & Index Sales Secion requires superior attention to detail, the ability to meet tight deadlines, great organizational skills, and the ability to juggle multiple critical requests. A high level of integrity and discretion in handling confidential information, and professionalism in dealing with senior professionals inside and outside the company. The perfect candidate for this role will have a “can do” positive attitude, model cultural transformation by embracing and encompassing diversity & inclusion. Bring your curiosity and interest in life-long learning to all situations, can have fun and use humor to diffuse challenging situations.


  • Complex calendar management and strategic prioritization of customer, business and partner priorities;
  • Ensure preparation for appointments and delegate as appropriate to additional members of the team;
  • Plan and coordinate workshops and events in content, logistics, participants, and respective communication;
  • Oversee capacity, time management, position and budget plan in close alignment with management team and central functions;
  • Prepare internal and external customer presentations – precise, concise, and beautiful;
  • Prepare and/or coordinate reports and analysis to customers and stakeholders;
  • Providing leadership for the Plan & Control team across the Corporate IT organization;
  • Assisting with special projects as assigned; a minimal amount of travel is expected;
  • Help create a fun team environment aligned to the team culture through oversight of the physical space, events, services and engagement;
  • Organization of business trips and processing of travel expenses.

Qualifications/required skills

  • Completed commercial apprenticeship and/or university degree;
  • 2+ years successful work experience supporting senior/executive management in a fast-paced assistant capacity;
  • Ability to see the big picture as well strong attention to detail, ability to maintain confidentiality while managing highly sensitive material with the utmost professionalism;
  • Self-motivated, a team player and skilled at multi-tasking; ability to independently prioritize various issues and resilience;
  • Be assertive and consistently demonstrate the ability to be a team player;
  • Possess solid project-management and problem-solving skills with a creative approach towards solving day-to-day complexities;
  • Strong relationship skills, discretion and a friendly professional appearance
  • Knowledge of the SAP system, Office365, Slack, MS Teams, MS SharePoint, GitHub is an advantage.


  • Fulltime (100%)
  • Start: asps
  • Duration:  3 months (possible extension)
  • Location: London