Executive Assistant (12 months fixed term contract)| Economic and Financial Consulting

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About the Role

We are seeking a Senior Executive Assistant with exceptional all-round skills to support the Head of EFC EMEA and Asia. This position is expected to work with limited direction whilst executing discretion and judgment. The role has regular contact with FTI's Board of Directors and Executive Committee and is suited to someone who enjoys a full, challenging and varied day. The position is fast paced and may require overtime as needed, sometimes at short notice.

What You'll Do

• Liaise and work closely with senior members of the department and wider business
• Complex diary management and "gate keeping"
• Ability to anticipate potential problems and coordinate solutions
• Manage the reviewing, prioritisation and response of all correspondence that comes into the Senior Leader's Office
• Regularly liaise with senior clients
• Organise complex and changing travel itineraries
• Preparation of reports, proposals, presentations using Word and PowerPoint
• Manage large internal senior leaders and department wide meetings
• Client administration - maintaining client files, issuing contracts, conflict checks, client billings
• Prepare and collate internal and external documentation, ensuring formatting is in line with company templates and standards
• Manage the workload of a Team Assistant who assists with basic administrative duties
• Events management

Qualifications & Experience

• Track record of partnering with an executive to understand nuances, appropriate protocol and specific preferences, and execute with the level of support required/ expected
• Top level detail, organisational and analytical skills required
• Ability to prioritise workload and deal with multiple parties and requests with little direction
• Ability to work under time pressure and be available as needed
• Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy with all levels of the organisation
• Strong interpersonal skills required to persuade and build consensus and cooperation
• Strong team player with a can-do attitude and experience of managing a junior team member
• Ability to handle the highest level of confidential issues sensitively
• Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Excel, Work, Outlook, PowerPoint)
• Knowledge of Salesforce advantageous
• 5 years working at a Senior Executive Assistant level for a "Head of" or "Business Head"
• Experience with client interface and understanding of client relationships
• Events management and/ or project management experience
• Experience of working with a professional services environment advantageous

#LI-CL1Our Benefits

Apart from the well-structured career path and excellent team environment, our employees enjoy a variety of perks and benefits.

We offer a competitive benefits and wellbeing programme including private medical insurance, dental insurance, life insurance, income protection, flex critical illness cover, 5% employer pension contribution, holiday buy, discounted gym membership, interest free travel loans, paid volunteer hours and corporate matching for charitable donations, and much more.

About FTI Consulting

What makes us unique? With more than 6,250 employees located in offices in every corner of the globe, we are the firm our clients call when their most important issues are at stake. Regardless of what level you are, you will have the opportunity to work alongside and learn from top experts in your field on high-profile engagements that impact history. Our culture is collaborative, and we value diversity, recognition, development and making a difference in our communities.

FTI Consulting is publicly traded on the New York Stock Exchange and has been recognized as a Best Firm to Work For by Consulting magazine and one of America's Best Management Consulting Firms by Forbes . For more information, visit www.fticonsulting.com and connect with us on Twitter ( @FTIConsulting ), Facebook and LinkedIn .

FTI Consulting is an equal opportunity employer and does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, protected veteran status, religion, physical or mental disability, marital status, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, age, or any other basis protected by law, ordinance, or regulation.


Job information

Firm: FTI Consulting

Location: London


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