Executive Assistant, Debt Advisory Team, 1-year Fixed Term Contract, London Hybrid

Park House, London


Executive Assistant – Debt Advisory Team - 1-year fixed term contract – London

Alvarez & Marsal (A&M) is a global professional services firm specializing in turnaround and interim management, performance improvement and business advisory services. A&M delivers specialist operational, consulting and industry expertise to management and investors seeking to accelerate performance, overcome challenges and maximize value across the corporate and investment lifecycles. Founded in 1983, the firm is known for its distinctive restructuring heritage, hands-on approach and relentless focus on execution and results.

Our dedicated EMEA Debt Advisory Team helps companies to plan, select, source, negotiate and amend debt finance across a range of debt markets, structures and geographies. The team is looking for an Executive Assistant for a 1-year fixed term contract to be based in London and look after our EMEA based team. This a maternity cover with possible permanent conversion given our internal growth plans.

Overview of the Role

The ideal candidate is someone who remains calm, on top of their workload, and always has a sense of humour. The right candidate will have prior experience of dealing with busy professionals, working with tight deadlines and being one step ahead of their team’s needs.

This role requires someone who is versatile, willing to be flexible, as well as friendly and confident. You must have excellent communications and organisation skills and attention to detail.

Responsibilities include but not limited to:

MD specific roles:

  • Scheduling and organising meetings, breakfast, lunches and dinners
  • Maintaining and coordinating calendars and contact databases
  • Monitor MD inbox and respond as required
  • Coordinating local and international travel schedules (including visas)
  • Timesheets and expense reports

Team roles:

  • Support the wider team as required and requested (including members based outside of London office)
  • Preparing team communications and social events
  • Onboarding of new joiners
  • Update and maintain CRM system
  • Managing timesheets and expense reports compliance
  • Coordinating various internal and external offsite events


  • Prior experience in an admin function
  • Must be able to interact and communicate with all levels of the organisation
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Must be organised and detail oriented
  • Ability to work independently and within a team
  • Pro-active nature
  • Must be proficient with Microsoft Office Suite
  • Additional language skills such as French and German are a nice to have

Diversity & Inclusion

A&M’s entrepreneurial culture celebrates independent thinkers and doers who can positively impact our clients and shape our industry. The collaborative environment and engaging work—guided by A&M’s core values of Integrity, Quality, Objectivity, Fun, Personal Reward, and Inclusive Diversity—are the main reasons our people love working at A&M. Inclusive Diversity means we embrace diversity, and we foster inclusiveness, encouraging everyone to bring their whole self to work each day. It runs through how we recruit, develop employees, conduct business, support clients, and partner with vendors. It is the A&M way.

Equal Opportunity Employer

It is Alvarez & Marsal’s practice to provide and promote equal opportunity in employment, compensation, and other terms and conditions of employment without discrimination because of race, color, creed, religion, national origin, ancestry, citizenship status, sex or gender, gender identity or gender expression (including transgender status), sexual orientation, marital status, military service and veteran status, physical or mental disability, family medical history, genetic information or other protected medical condition, political affiliation, or any other characteristic protected by and in accordance with applicable laws. Employees and Applicants can find A&M policy statements and additional information by region here .

Unsolicited Resumes from Third-Party Recruiters

Please note that as per A&M policy, we do not accept unsolicited resumes from third-party recruiters unless such recruiters are engaged to provide candidates for a specified opening and in alignment with our Inclusive Diversity values . Any employment agency, person or entity that submits an unsolicited resume does so with the understanding that A&M will have the right to hire that applicant at its discretion without any fee owed to the submitting employment agency, person or entity.

Job information

Firm: Alvarez & Marsal

Location: Park House, London