An interesting and sometimes demanding role has arisen for a London based UHNW with an international £billion business empire. You will be an experienced EA with both business and private longevity. A supreme organiser used to multiple changes and always offering solutions to problems. This will be 24/7 cover but not extensive and never ending.
Overseeing a hugely busy and intricate diary both business and private ever changing internationally. Extensive luxury travel (private and commercial jets, yachts, VIP standard) Arranging all itineraries and visas required. Preparing documents, presentations and dictation required. Managing Board meetings & any research required. Follow up of meetings & action points
Event management, top restaurant bookings theatre, hotels and concerts. Guest list for private dinners & responses. Multiple residence management and renovations, decorations and dealing with trades & suppliers.
Managing private staff and vehicles, tax, insurance etc. Assisting family members occasionally both UK and abroad. Assisting with holidays, research, booking and itineraries. Assist with all private appointments ie doctor, lawyers etc. Personal shopping when needed.
This role is idea for a career orientated EA who loves her job, has a certain resilience when needed and enjoys a fast paced role which will keep you on your toes! There are another two EA's in the team who will assist/show you the ropes. Excellent package.
Head of UK Family Office London
A London based Family Office with varied interests that currently include Art and Film production and Property Development, is looking for a Head of UK Family Office, with strong experience of tax and legal matters. The Family are interesting and inclusive and the role will cover both the corporate and private interests of the family across a wide variety of sectors.
This position requires strong leadership skills, financial acumen, and the ability to build and maintain relationships with clients and external service providers.
Accounting experience is a pre-requisite and familiarity with Xero, extremely useful. The successful candidate will likely have a practice background and an understanding of legal and tax implications and structures will be helpful, enabling rigorous review and discussion of documents and proposals.
This is an extremely busy and fast-paced environment. The successful candidate will also likely have previous Family Office experience and thus understand the need to be flexible (both in range of duties and hours), autonomous and very “hands-on”, rather than relying on a support team.
Responsibilities likely to include:
The successful candidate will be a crucial part of a small and focussed team working across a large number of businesses and projects. The following are considered essential attributes:
Positive but not essential attributes include:
· Driving Licence and access to own vehicle
Salary: Dependent on experience
A UHNW family living in SW London is looking for an experienced and organised nanny to join them and care for their three children.
All 3 children are at school full-time, and you would be responsible for the smooth running of their schedule, as well as managing future events.
The family is looking for someone with a firm, but fair approach, able to be the children's fun friend but also to set clear boundaries from the get-go.
All usual nanny duties will be expected -organising fun and educational activities, preparing healthy and balanced meals daily, running errands, evening routines, school runs, etc.
The parents travel for work a few times per month, when you will be expected to proxy-parent.
International travels with the family will be needed during school holidays.
This is a great role for an experienced nanny looking for their next long-term position in London.
An unrivalled opportunity has arisen for an experienced C-Suite level EA from a fast paced VC, Investments or similar / fast paced boutique/start-up environment who is looking to join a dynamic, modern and expanding environment.
Joining this leading International Venture Capital firm in start-up mode in Central London, created to expand the organisations reach in Europe, you will support the Senior Managing Partner ("rainmaker"/Head of London) and a Senior Investor. The office is managed alongside a small support team including another EA. They have a wonderful culture with true team ethos and no hierarchy - they are truly an inspirational, vibrant and welcoming office.
In addition to the relevant experience you will be tech savvy (Gsuite & MS Office/Slack/Whatsapp are used daily) and have exceptional communication skills to support with extensive diary management, lots of travel and changes, inbox management, gatekeeping/ communications, events management, project support, meeting organisation, and so much more!
The ideal role for someone with a genuine interest in VC, someone who loves supporting, happy to be team focused as needed and can support to C-Suite level with ease. A happy, vibrant personality, willingness and being of graduate calibre will be sure to ensure success!
They are based from the office full-time with flexible/more relaxed hybrid working during their quieter periods in the Summer and Christmas. The package will include a highly competitive basic, bonus and exceptional benefits to include 30 days annual leave, gym/wellness, breakfast, lunch and snacks provided, pension, top private healthcare for you and your depedents!
Recruiting now so please send your application in and good luck! Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer.
We have the pleasure of supporting this highly successful US VC find their first Executive Assistant for their new London offices (W1).
Supporting the founding team of the new London office (4 - 2 of which are light touch support), many of which are relocating for this exciting venture. You will be a part of their long term growth and enjoy core Executive Assistant duties alongside general office support (they are in a serviced/stunning well-known shared space in W1).
The role is hybrid, 2 days per week from home with flexibility required both sides.
To be considered they would like someone to have come from a VC, Investments or similar industry, start-ups and boutique experience is preferable, you will be experienced supporting multiple people to senior level and be a strong organiser and skilled with prioritisation. Executive Assistant experience is a must, being of graduate calibre, strong IT skills and be a positive and upbeat character keen to help wherever you can.
Daily supporting will include diary management, meeting and events coordination, linking between London the US office and gatekeeping, stakeholder management, extensive international travel arrangements, document production, research, general office support such as supplies and liaison with suppliers. You will be happy to support on an adhoc basis with personal support; especially booking restaurants etc for the new team as they get to know London! A lovely varied role with passionate, friendly and ambitious people.
A fantastic package in return including hybrid working, employee and dependents medical, dental and vision, competitive base bonus, pension and a real chance to grow and make the role your own.
Please apply today for immediate consideration.
Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer.
Personal Assistant for UHNW Principal & Partner (Mayfair W1) 9 – 6 with flexibility out of hours.
This is an interesting and hands on role for an experienced Private PA with excellent business skills who is happy to work remotely for most of the year.
This is a 70/30 split of private & business support.
The Principal and his partner will be in residence in Mayfair for approximately 2 – 3 months of the year, their main residence being in Rome. Ideally you will
be London based for easy access to the office in St James’s and the London apartment in Mayfair when needed. The Principal is German and his partner is American. There are 4 children between
9 – 14 years of age. You have access to work in the Family Office in St. James’s when you choose to outside of when requested to come in when the Principal is in London. There will be
an Office Manger there full time, an analyst and the Head of Family Office will be there 2 – 3 days of the week.
The Principal is a very successful UHNW tech investor who has international investments and interests so any experience on an international level and various time zones is needed
A background supporting at CEO or HNW level is expected to understand the standard required.
There are a number of individuals involved in the private support of the Principal and his family to include the Head of Family Office who is based in London and a full time Housekeeper.
In Rome there is a full time butler, nanny and housekeeper.
Attributes & skills
Expected Level : £80 – 100k+ negotiable plus discretionary bonus + 25 days holiday + an allowance towards Private Medical Cover
Start Date: ASAP
A fabulous role has arisen for a polished Office Manager with excellent PA skills.
Joining this extremely successful tech investment firm with a HO in California. this is a top mult-tasking role for someone with a warm and helpful personality who has exceptional hospitality skills and some creative ideas. This is a new office in London with no expense spared on the refurbishment
The role is a 50/50 split of OM and PA duties to include:
Running the office on oiled wheels and taking responsibility for all legal compliance from fire safety to security and opening/closing the office. Hosting important meetings and greeting client/visitors in a concierge manner, offering refreshments and any assistance they may require. You will be first contact for the London office and first impressions are paramount. Managing welcome packs, drinks and light food to the office making sure refreshments are at hand. Organising transport when required. Ordering stationery and office supplies. Dealing with IT provider on any issues in the office. Checking the office/meeting rooms are immaculate at all times. Co-ordinate and oversee all Office Management. You will be passionate about organisation an effective problem solver and able to react quickly and thoughtfully.
The PA duties will include supporting the incoming US Senior Partner for 3 months of the year whilst he is in London with meetings, travel & itineraries, Zoom/Teams calls, dinner & lunch reservations and general administrative support. Liaising with the Californian EA on travel and important meetings regularly. You will also support the Head of Family Office occasionally with various projects and events and administrative support and an incoming member of the team from Switzerland. Keeping an eye of various schedules. Up to date technology, diary and meeting management is essential for this role but above all your top concierge skills to make clients and visitors feel extremely welcomed into the offices. A top team player with a happy and positive personality who loves involvement and likes a boutique environment.
A good eye for detail, double checking is second nature to you, professional with excellent communication skills
Degree standard preferred, well presented and spoken is essential. This is a role that will suit someone who is a self-starter, confident in their range of abilities and happy to have fluctuating days of being extremely busy or times when the pace is much slower. 5 years+ in a similar role and excellent references
Excellent package + generous bonus and future prospects.
Private/Business PA (Film) Principal. Based London and internationally. This is an outstanding opportunity for a degree standard PA with a high standard of both business and private support to look after this successful and Principal in film. Multiple residences abroad and a heavy schedule with filming you will be comfortable living abroad several months of the year when a TV series or film is in production.
Dealing with extensive co-ordination of schedules/logistics, engagements, special projects and events. Keeping a stream of communication and information flowing.
Highly organised, efficient and deadline driven a true multitasker with experience working in a fast paced, digital media environment.
Extensive and complex calendar management/external event schedules. Dealing with calls and emails to the Global office. Booking all meetings, tech set-up, materials and invitations.
General office administration, supplies and office maintenance.
Preparation of presentations, materials and special projects picking up the culture and structure of the company with ease, research on competitors and the industry in general.
Assist with the design and development of presentations and have the willingness and aptitude to grow in this area. Taking notes in meetings and distribution/follow ups.
Assist with initiatives keeping to the forefront production schedules, deadlines and deliverables (film or photo production experience a major plus) Can contribute to content assignments, research and special projects. Able to work with internal partners and assist with company wide programs such as workforce planning, talent etc
Your background with be in digital media, content or the publishing industry/film. A strong communicator able to collaborate and get results and able to liaise easily at all levels. A high level of written and spoken English with top proof reading ability. Able to juggle and prioritise with ease. Proactive with top attention to detail. Confident with a passion to learn and grow. International experience is a major plus for this role.
Able to travel on projects and engross yourself in a role that you will learn a lot in and grow.
A background travelling with the Principal within a similar industry and knowledge of a digital media environment is the perfect fit.
Bonus + bens
PA - International Film (Hybrid)
A wonderful opportunity has arisen for a degree standard PA with a mix of business and private experience within the film industry. Mainly hybrid but visiting the office when required sometimes one or twice a week.
Happy to join a team (Senior EA & Private EA) to support this well know person in the industry in a fast paced and sometimes demanding role. A background in film, digital media, content of publishing is needed and an overall understanding of the culture and demands of being on set.
Degree standard, 2 years+ experience providing administrative support & proficient in G Suite is needed
Extensive diary management and event schedule, fielding calls, arranging meetings, booking rooms and preparation of materials. Assist with note taking and follow ups. Attending on set when required. You will be able to travel for extended period during film making if needed.
Strong English skills both written and spoken, confident at liaising at all levels. Top communication skills and happy to work in a dedicated and very supportive team. Total discretion always adhered to, loyal and hardworking.
You will be hungry to succeed in this role as it is an unbelievable opportunity for a dedicated PA with much to offer. The Principal is much respected in the industry and enjoys giving people a chance.
Someone who is health conscious and aware and happy to support out of hours when needed and travel on location. Top role not to be underestimated.
Plus bonus and career opportunity
Senior or Head Housekeeper for private household in Marylebone, W1.
UHNW family are looking for a very experienced senior housekeeper with good front of house skills to join them on a live out basis. You will work alongside a small housekeeping team as well as nannies, a driver, chef and PA.
Hours: Monday to Friday 7.30am - 3.30pm (with additional hours agreed in advance)
Location: Central London, W1
Salary: up to £55K GPA, DOE
Your responsibilities as the head / senior housekeeper will include but not limited to:
* Carry out all cleaning requirements to a high standard
* Laundry Management: putting clothes in laundry, moving to dryer, ironing & wardrobe maintenance
* Polishing silver and copper
* Keeping track of stocks of household provisions
* Liaising with the chef to ensure breakfast provisions are stocked and coordinating with the weekend Housekeeper to ensure the kitchen is stocked for the weekend
* Meeting tradespeople and overseeing household accounts and utilities
* Hiring freelancers as required
* Prepping the family for travel including packing and unpacking travel suitcases
* Running errands, including dropping off and collecting dry cleaning
* Looking after 2 small dogs, walking them and providing day to day care
* Arranging appointments for the dogs - groomer, vet, dog walker
* Looking after and maintaining plants in the household, removing dead or dying flowers from otherwise good arrangements. Keep vase storage organised
* Organisation of household upkeep whilst the family are away
* Welcoming guests and visitors
* Having a visible presence within the house to ensure that all family request and queries are
responded to promptly and effectively
* Making small repairs - e.g. changing light bulbs
* Assisting and preparing for household events
* Receiving deliveries and managing post
* Dealing with work in covering employees during lateness, sickness, holidays etc.
* Ensuring the staff are wearing correct uniform and are well presented
* Dealing with guest complaints in a friendly and efficient manner ensure guest satisfaction at all times.
* Keep in constant communication with the family EA
* Taking control of emergencies i.e. fire and intruder alarms, initiating call outs where required.
* Being able to maintain and provide the highest standards when dealing with arts, silver, marble, fixtures and fittings.
* To provide healthy breakfasts for all members of the family. The chef will provide lunch and dinner for the family.
* To use fresh and organic produce only in all food preparation
The family are looking for a housekeeper who has:
* Proven experience as a Housekeeper in a large HNWI household
* Staff management experience
* Ability to work with little supervision and ability to manage other household staff
* Have a 'can' do' positive personality, happy to respond to changing requests
* Prioritisation and time management skills
* Ability to work quickly without compromising quality
* Good knowledge of both verbal and written English
* Numerate and communicative, able to use email, WhatsApp etc.
* Strong attention to detail
* Outstanding guest service skill
*PLEASE NOTE THIS ROLE HAS NOW BEEN FILLED*
EA to Chairman - Business & Private - Mayfair - A role has arisen for a seasoned Business & Private EA to support a prominent individual in the financial world with huge achievements for on-going charitable endeavours.
Based in the office in Mayfair with hybrid working (whilst the principal travels) - you will be flexible and prefer an office environment.
Seeking another long term EA you will show longevity on your CV in a similar role (HNWI/CEO/Chairman level) supporting across their business and private matters. You will be calm natured, particularity under pressure and right timeframes, be used to working at pace with a can do attitude to support where required. Polished with advanced MS Office packages and have exceptional communication skills.
Daily you will book and manage extensive international and national travel arrangements, luxury accommodations and produce seamless itineraries, inbox management, produce and edit documentation including presentations, gatekeeping, take minutes at board meetings and weekly team meetings, expenses to supporting with a personal relocation, liaising with household staff, personal administration, support with charitable involvements and more.
Such an interested and involved role to support your Chairman in a seamless home and business life.
Please apply today for immediate consideration.
Leaman Consulting are an equal opportunities employer.
Executive PA to CEO - Fashion (6 month contract) possibly to go perm - £40-45k Pro Rata- Notting Hill/on site
This upbeat and inclusive CEO of a well known fashion company is looking for a hands on multi tasking Executive PA to assist with many projects and an office move coming up. The Principal is involved with the launch of a new line and also invests in property here and abroad and completes many interior design projects. You will also cover private support when needed and keep a busy business/private diary, arrange trips/meetings, deal with contractors, suppliers and run occasional errands. You will have bags of energy and common sense and be able to commit for 6 months minimum. Hands on experience with an office move is needed
A background in fashion or a busy creative industry is preferred or working for a creative individual with many business interests.
The role may go permanent after this time (if you make yourself indispensable!) Role comes with bens