29 days ago
  • Level Mid Level
  • Professions Personal Assistant
  • Type Full Time
  • Location London, United Kingdom

Description

INTRODUCTION
Founded in 1856, Burberry today remains quintessentially British, with outerwear at its core.  Digital luxury positioning and intensive focus on design innovation, quality and heritage icons ensure continued brand purity and relevance globally across genders and generations. Burberry believes that in order to be a great brand it must also be a great company and constantly leverages the energy of its compassionate and creative thinking culture to continually innovate and drive the brand forward. Headquartered in London, Burberry is a design, marketing and retail led business with a global reputation for innovative product design, digital marketing initiatives and dynamic retail strategies.
JOB PURPOSE
Provide a comprehensive level of administrative and organizational support to the executive, to ensure they are fully supported, ensuring smooth and efficient running of the department.  Act on behalf of the senior executive to take action and decisions in agreed areas of responsibility.
RESPONSIBILITIES
  • Extensive diary and agenda management across time zones
  • Being first point of contact for leadership team
  • Processing expenses in line with company policy
  • Raising purchase orders and paying invoices in line with company procedures
  • Booking travel and organising trip itineraries
  • Handling IT and Maintenance queries
  • General office administration
  • Supporting production of presentations and papers
  • Providing support to other team members when required
  • Organising events on the request of the leadership team (e.g. team meetings, global townhall meetings etc) 
PERSONAL PROFILE
  • Previous experience of working as a PA to Senior Management
  • Highly computer literate, particularly in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience in Concur or other travel and expense systems
  • Experience in using technology for meetings (VC, teleconference, skype, webex etc)
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Professionalism and a high degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to be very flexible and to re-prioritise near-term assignments
  • Strong communication including excellent written and spoken English, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to remain calm in a high pressure environment and prioritise
  • Proactive
  • Diplomatic
  • Punctual
  • Team player

Skills Required

  • Personal Assistance

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