Mandarin Speaking Executive Assistant role in Central London

Location London
Sector Corporate Staffing
Job Role EA/PA corporate
Job Type Permanent vacancy
Salary Competitive
Job Number  45541
Created 22 August 2017


Our client is looking for an experienced, Mandarin Speaking Executive Assistant to support a senior board member

This exciting opportunity supports Management in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support-related tasks. The Executive Assistant, fluent in Mandarin & English, will be a highly resourceful team-player, who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, and efficient. The individual will have the ability to exercise good judgement in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organisational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities.

Responsibilities of EA

• Managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence that is sometimes confidential; copying, reviewing outside mail, scanning and filing documents, screening phone calls and visitors, updating Outlook contacts, maintaining executive files, arranging detailed travel plans, itineraries, and agendas; and compiling documents for travel-related meetings.

• Anticipating the executive's needs and pro-actively bringing together appropriate people and resources to support the executive in addressing these issues.

• Completes critical aspects of deliverables and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem solving; making adjustments to plans.

• Represents the executives by welcoming visitors, arranging company dinners and other corporate functions; answering questions and meeting requests directed to the executive office.

• Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and off-sites, and all leadership meetings.

• Managing external contacts; pro-actively understanding who they are, who the primary contacts are, and keeping track of periodic communication

Requirements of EA

• 3+ years experience in a similar role

• Fluency in Mandarin & English is required

• Relevant Qualifications desirable

• Strong organisational skills

• Must possess outstanding guest services skills, professional presentation and sophisticated interpersonal skills, be sensitive to cultural nuance

• Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal

• Able to handle a multitude of tasks in an intense, ever-changing environment

Working Week: Full time, Monday to Friday

Salary: Competitive, Based on experience

Responsible Consultant: Laura Sandels

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