Personal Assistant to Chief Strategy and Investments Officer

The job in a nutshell

Are you and experienced PA within a tech or startup environment? Are you able to be proactive in your approach and work independently to support a highly paced Strategy and Investments team whom are leading innovative growth opportunities for GoCompare?

We require a career orientated Personal Assistant who is able to multi-task to a high level to support the Chief Strategy and Investments Officer and his team with a multitude of PA activities. You will also be responsible for building and maintaining relationships with a wide variety of third party businesses and contacts across the Tech and start up industry and be a natural and intuitive people person.

Skills and experience you’ll need to have

  • Extensive experience in a similar role in a fast paced, dynamic or start-up organisation.
  • Demonstrable experience providing support to a high number of key stakeholders and managing the conflicting priorities this can create.  
  • Ability to quickly gain knowledge of the business to make appropriate decisions and act on them, with the minimum of supervision.
  • Excellent software skills including Microsoft Office and instant messaging tools.
  • Ability to demonstrate initiative, first class organisational skills and be able to priortise own workload to meet often-demanding deadlines.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills

What you’ll be responsible for

  • Provides administrative support and extensive diary management to the Chief Strategy and Investments Officer and the wider team. 
  • High volume diary management including arranging meetings, booking meeting rooms, organising refreshments and greets clients.
  • Oversees the smooth running of the London office including stationery, hospitality, H&S, Fire Marshal duties
  • Book travel and accommodation for the above, ensuring costs are within pre-agreed limits.
  • Manages and administers expense submissions through the relevant company expenses system.
  • Liaise with a large number of external contacts in a timely and professional way;

Who you’ll be working with

  • Internal: Executive Team; Senior Leaders Forum, and all other business areas in both London and Newport
  • External: Third party business partners and contacts.
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Salary:

Up to £40,000 + Extensive Benefits, Bonus

Job Reference:

gocompare/TP/41/83

Contract type:

Full time

Closing date:

18th March 2018

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Where we live

Our office in Newport is off junction 28 of the M4, and is a short walk from Tredegar House (ideal for a quick stroll at lunch time). To find us, our address is: Imperial House, Imperial Way, Newport NP10 8UH