Personal Assistant to CEO

The job in a nutshell

Are you a Personal Assistant with the ability to work in a highly paced tech or start up environment? Would this perhaps be your second or third role as a PA supporting senior leaders?

GoCompare are looking for a conscientious and delivery focused PA to support the CEO and other members of the executive team/board including the CFO and Chief of Staff/General Counsel/Company Secretary. You will have ideally gained recent experience within a tech or start up environment and be able to effectively support leaders with strong work ethic and proactive approach.

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 CEO, CFO and Chief of Staff and their direct reports where required.
  • Book travel and accommodation for the above, ensuring costs are within pre-agreed limits.
  • High volume diary management including arranging meetings, booking meeting rooms, organising refreshments and greets clients.
  • 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;
  • Working relatively autonomously, you will need to have the confidence to make decisions quickly whilst at the same time keeping all parties informed. 

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 e.g. travel and hotels
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Up to £40,000 + Extensive Benefits, Bonus

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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