Executive Assistant to General Counsel

Recruiter
Reed Specialist
Location
Birmingham
Salary
£215 per day
Posted
09 Aug 2017
Closes
13 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
An exciting opportunity has arisen to join as an Executive Assistant to the General Counsel of a Global Banking Organisation. The General Counsel reports locally to the Chief Executive Officer and functionally to the General Counsel. This is a contract role that is due to go on for 12 months initially.

Role purpose:
• To ensure the smooth and organised functioning of the General Counsel’s Office, including full support to the Legal Team supporting the General Counsel.

Key responsibilities:
• Smooth and organised functioning of General Counsel’s office and the various stakeholders to whom the GC is accountable.
• Manage calendars for CEO and the legal team.
• Email and diary management.
• Understanding of Legal Function governance Structure
• Make appointments for GC and Team and help in arranging their schedule by arranging regular meetings at appropriate levels with internal clients as well as external law firms, regulatory authorities, government departments and visitors.
• Carry out all duties as assigned by the GC and team in a prompt and methodical manner requiring minimal supervision and ensuring high levels of accuracy in document production.
• Provide confidential and efficient administrative support to the GC and team including assisting in the legal and other governance meetings of the bank, coordinating travel for the GC and team.
• Assist the GC in preparing for meetings and agendas.
• Support GC with projects as and when required and ensure all deadlines are met.

Ideally, the role holder will have:
• Proven experience as a personal/executive assistant, particularly within financial services or the legal field.
• Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
• Exceptional attention to detail.
• Able to multi-task and meet deadlines.
• Ability to prioritise workload and network at the most senior levels.

If you think this sounds like you, we would love to hear from you, so please click apply today!

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