FRENCH-SPEAKING SENIOR EA/CHIEF OF STAFF FOR UHNWI


Reference Number
HG68
City
London
Country
United Kingdom
Salary From
£55000.00
Salary To
£65000.00
Salary Period
annum
Salary Information
Negotiable depending on experience
Job Type
Permanent
Job Hours
Full-time
Internal ID
162
Vacancy Category
Array

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FRENCH-SPEAKING SENIOR EA/CHIEF OF STAFF FOR UHNWI

This is an amazing opportunity for an experienced Senior Executive Assistant / Chief of Staff to support a highly successful businessman in their Central London private office. Joining a small team, you will assist with all business and private matters and ensure that everything in the principal’s life runs smoothly at all times. With a demanding and fluid schedule, weekly international travel and a growing business demands, this principal is looking for first-class support to assist in managing his hectic lifestyle and business interests. This is a demanding and varied role within an everchanging environment - the office operates at a fast pace and requires agility and flexibility from the successful candidate.


This is predominantly a London-based role, however, there may be a need to travel internationally at times and so flexibility will be required.

Duties to include but not be limited to:
Complex and extensive diary management – coordination of meetings and calls across multiple time zones in frequently changing diaries.
Manage international travel arrangements, including visas, accommodation, itineraries and schedules.
Global client liaison and acting as point of contact for the principal – liaising with high-profile business associates and establishing strong relationships with all external and internal contacts.
Effective yet professional gatekeeping, ensuring the principal’s time is protected.
Correspondence Management – read all incoming post and emails and ensure the principal is aware of important matters - compose emails and draft responses and correspondence.
Meeting preparation, research and presentations, detailed travel packs and managing confidential information.
Managing all bank accounts, making payments, managing statements and credit card reconciliation.
Liaising with advisors, accountants and contractors – handling any insurance claims and managing tax records.
Overseeing properties both in the UK and internationally, including bills, insurances, interior design, managing contractors and maintenance.
Management of household staff and drivers in UK and overseas.
Making dinner reservations and managing any personal appointments
Managing filing system and ensuring they are kept up to date
Office management duties to include ordering stationery and equipment, liaising with suppliers, negotiating contracts, accounts and invoice management.
Ad-hoc errands, shopping and administration.
 
Essential Criteria:
Fluency in English & French to business level
Extensive prior experience as an Executive Assistant and/or Chief of Staff
Excellent business acumen and professional manner
Proactive and able to work at a fast-paced
Adaptable and able to manage ever-changing environments
Resilient and unflappable
A team player who is willing to muck in where required
Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Packages and Outlook
Flexibility and willing to travel if required
Excellent checkable references
 
If this role sounds of interest, and you meet the essential criteria, please apply within or get in touch to find out more.

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