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Location:
Manchester, North West
Job type:
Permanent
Date Posted:
11 February 2019
reference number:
RWPA

Are you a experienced PA? Are you flexible and able to embrace change positively in a fast paced environment? Do you enjoy building relationships and working as a team? If so, continue reading and apply today!

Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join an established Manchester team of office based Personal Assistants who provide support to our Partners and Directors across all lines of service.

We are looking for an enthusiastic committed individual who is keen to make a difference, embrace considerable change and above all are discreet, trustworthy and confidential. You will need to have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to build and maintain relationships at all levels.

Even though you are office based you will need to be able to work closely with our wider Workplace and Secretarial team who work in various settings. In addition, to be able to adapt and be flexible to understand our technologies and processes within the office and a remote setting. Being prepared to consider alternative ways of working and communicating in order to form effective and strong relationships is a must .

In return we can offer competitive salary, experience within one of the Big 4 professional services companies in the world, 25 days standard holiday with an extra day off at Christmas!

Responsibilities

* Management of demanding and complex diaries, using own judgement to prioritise and deliver efficient scheduling of meetings to meet the demands of your Partners and Directors and their clients
* Anticipate and coordinate business travel and meeting arrangements
* Take ownership of all enquiries and problems, resolving or escalating issues as appropriate
* Taking ownership and using strong organisational skills, regularly act on own initiative, highlighting issues, resolving and suggesting possible solutions or escalating as appropriate
* Undertake research using a variety of resources to enhance your own knowledge and understanding and therefore provide greater level of support to your Partners and Directors
* Seeks and applies knowledge and skills, continually striving to improve within role
* Project manage and organise large events and conferences or similar activities as appropriate to the role
* To be an effective team player who is able to promote and demonstrate team working. Contributing to knowledge sharing and constant development of each others skills and expertise
* Build strong networks and relationships, internally and externally, demonstrating rapport and empathy with clients and building relationships quickly with your stakeholders and peers
* Use of all the firm's systems - for maintaining client information/travel and expenses
* Exercise confidentiality, discretion and personal sensitivity in all aspects of the role
* Must be flexible, able to embrace change positively in a fast paced environment, adapting as appropriate and encouraging others to do the same.

Randstad Business Support is acting as an Employment Agency in relation to this vacancy.