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Executive Assistant

  • Permanent
  • London, UK
  • 45000 GBP / Year

Website northreach Northreach Limited

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  • Date Posted - 23/08/2023
  • London
  • Executive Assistant
  • Starting From £45,000 per annum
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Northreach is a dynamic recruitment agency that connects businesses with top talent in the Financial Services, Fintech, and digital sectors. Our mission is to provide a seamless and personalised recruitment experience for clients and candidates, and to create a positive work environment that encourages equality, innovation, and professional growth.

Executive Assistant 6 -12 Months

Northreach has partnered up with a cutting-edge BioTech situated in the heart of London. This company is dedicated to groundbreaking advancements in the realm of autoimmune and inflammatory diseases, as well as pioneering approaches to prevent organ transplant rejection. They are currently looking for an Executive Assistant to join the team

The Executive Assistants will play a vital role in aiding stakeholders to attain their performance objectives and drive forward the organisation’s mission. Their goal is to elevate stakeholder efficiency and facilitate their peak performance. Possessing outstanding organisational skills, they handle administrative responsibilities to ensure smooth operations. Working behind the scenes, they take proactive measures to tackle business obstacles, offer dependable advice, and cultivate adaptable partnerships. Their proactive mindset and meticulous attention to detail keep them ahead of the curve, enabling stakeholders to be well-prepared for the days and weeks ahead.

  • Provide elevated business and administrative support to the Chief Medical Officer and Chief Scientific Officer.
  • Anticipate stakeholders’ and teams’ needs, serving as their attentive support to maintain project focus and balance responsibilities.
  • Coordinate complex and ever-changing schedules, including travel arrangements and logistics for meetings.
  • Act as the main point of contact for internal and external communications with stakeholders.
  • Prepare presentation materials, reports, and correspondence related to departmental activities.
  • Manage new hire on boarding and off boarding processes within the department.
  • Serve as an information source on administrative matters, supporting fellow department members as needed.

Desired Experience

  • Demonstrated ability to manage diverse tasks with meticulous attention.
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills, adapting to different situations.
  • Comfortable making decisions independently in ambiguous situations.
  • Ability to exercise discretion and diplomacy.
  • Proficiency in Office 365 or similar tools, including collaboration platforms like Monday or Slack.
  • Resourceful problem solver, finding solutions in uncertain scenarios.
  • Effective communication across various levels and outside the organization.
  • Previous experience in a fast-paced biotechnology/pharmaceutical environment is advantageous.
  • Prior experience as an Executive Assistant is essential.

Technical skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in business administration or equivalent
  • Microsoft Office 365
      • Holidays: 25 days per year
      • Life Assurance: 4 x base salary
      • Group Personal Pension: Auto enrolled at 4% employer contribution, 4% employee contribution
      • Private Medical Insurance for your whole family
      • Annual Bonus

To apply, please submit your CV and please note all applications will be treated with the utmost confidentiality.

Northreach is an equal opportunity employer and we do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment based on race, colour, religion, sex, national origin, disability, or age. We are committed to promoting diversity, equity, and inclusion in the workplace and hiring practices, therefore only partner with businesses that promote DEI. We strive to create a welcoming and inclusive environment for all employees.

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