Executive Assistant

Posted Jul 23, 2021
Project ID: BCLYJP00014599
London , Greater London
6 months
(Sep 6, 2021 - Mar 5, 2022)
35 hrs/week
Payrate range

PAYE Direct

6 month contract

About Barclays

Barclays is a British universal bank. We are diversified by business, by different types of customers and clients, and by geography.

Purpose of Role

The role holder will be responsible for delivering professional secretarial and administrative support to one MD and one Director. 

The SRM team is a small but dynamic client facing team, where close cooperation and teamwork are highly valued. The right individual will also possess good client facing skills, and the ability to work closely with the EAs of our clients. There is an important travel component and the need for understanding around changing travel arrangements. 

The client base is continental European banks, asset management and insurance companies and fintech businesses.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Extensive diary management, incl. requesting and organising meetings, conf calls, video confs
  • Effective time management on behalf of the MD and Director Book meeting rooms/hospitality/VC facilities
  • Ensure all calls are answered in a professional manner, messages are taken accurately and passed on immediately
  • Effective screening of calls and acting on information received

Essential Skills/Basic Qualifications: 

  • Excellent customer facing skills and experience
  • Excellent track record of PA experience at senior levels
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Fluency in French is preferred but not essential

Our Values Everything we do is shaped by the five values of Respect, Integrity, Service, Excellence and Stewardship. Our values inform the foundations of our relationships with customers and clients, but they also shape how we measure and reward the performance of our colleagues. Simply put, success is not just about what you achieve, but about how you achieve it.Our DiversityWe aim to foster a culture where individuals of all backgrounds feel confident in bringing their whole selves to work, feel included and their talents are nurtured, empowering them to contribute fully to our vision and goals.Our BenefitsOur customers are unique. The same goes for our colleagues. That's why at Barclays we offer a range of benefits, allowing every colleague to choose the best options for their personal circumstances. These include a competitive salary and pension, health care and all the tools, technology and support to help you become the very best you can be. We are proud of our dynamic working options for colleagues. Where appropriate, and for UK based roles, we will consider requests that the role be based at alternative Barclays’ key UK location from that advertised.Dynamic workingWe’re committed to providing a supportive and inclusive culture and environment for you to work in. This environment recognises and supports ways to balance your personal needs, alongside the professional needs of our business. Providing the opportunity for all our employees, globally to work flexibly empowers each of us to work in a way that suits our lives as well as enabling us to better service our customers’ and clients’ needs. Whether you have family commitments or you’re a carer, or whether you need study time or wish to pursue personal interests, our approach to working flexibly is designed to help you balance your life.  If you would like some flexibility then please discuss this with the hiring manager.

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