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About Anne Corrett

Anne Corrett

Partner

Anne originally trained as a Consultant in the USA placing top Executive Assistants throughout San Francisco and California. After returning to the UK she worked for many years in the City running the Executive PA desk of a niche recruitment consultancy. Now a Founding Partner of Leaman Consulting, Anne specialises in top Executive Assistants & Private PA’s for companies, Family Offices, HNW & High Profile individuals.

She also covers Senior Office Management & Chief of Staff positions. Discreet & discerning with an international over view and an empathic understanding of different cultures and requirements, she has placed for some of the top bosses in the country as well as household names & UHNW individuals.

 
 

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£75-85k+ top bonus + bens package

Business Assistant - Dynamic CEO.  Central London

This top international CEO with multiple companies/deals in the offing is looking for a superb, degree level (business/legal or similar degree) Business Assistant with plenty of common sense and experience working at a pace. Working closely with the Chief of Staff; you will be heavily involved in projects and the forward business push of the company as well as carrying out the day to day duties of an EA.  You enjoy involvement in the company you work for you will be able to think outside of the box and bring things to the table.. Time poor boss who wants things done yesterday (but great guy) and needs the experience of someone who has walked the walk before for 5 years+ in a Senior EA role to a very busy CEO or Principal.  A top all rounder with a big smile, beautifully presented and a sharp sense of dress/style as the role is quite ambassadorial in some ways.

A top minute taker and able to keep on top of who does what and what needs doing when!  Extensive diary and travel with multiple changes (he changes his mind all the time).  Top Board level experience with a broad understanding of business and all that it involves.

Excellent C suite level experience is essential together with top international exposure to multiple businesses worldwide.  You will be sharp and robust with charm and social awareness and able to handle and decipher complex business issues and pick up things quickly.  The company is growing and this could be a fast track in your career for promotion as their is no ceiling for career orientated individuals.  A background in Technology, Private Equity, Hedge or a well know tech brand that has expanded rapidly would be ideal (at senior level)

The boss has a Private PA to take care of all his personal matters so this is very much a business focused role but you will be flexible and helpful and chip in when needed.  Able to let things roll off your back when things get frantic and deadlines are being met keeping your smile and sense of humour.

Generous and very genuine boss but expects and needs the best.

Top role for top Business Assistant with much to offer who can grow in the role to possible management level.  Degree essential.

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Excellent package

An outstanding opportunity had arisen for an immaculately presented, bright and socially aware individual to join a UHNWI (Royal) as their Travelling Personal Assistant.

 

You will be responsible for organising all personal and business matters; extensive diary and inbox management, arranging complex travel arrangements using private jets, cars and top hotels as well as creating detailed travel itineries. Additionally, you will be in charge of all private duties from personal shopping to organising gifts, researching venues and organising reservations.

 

Although based in London, this role will see the successful candidate travel 3 – 4 months of the year (Predominately New York and Europe)  You will be well educated and have exposure to UHNWIs and dignitaries alike.

 

This is an outstanding opportunity  for an individual with a concierge style background or from a Royal Household background with a wide remit of skills who would like to travel and become an indispensable support to the Principal

 

Excellent package

Salary: £30-35k

Start date: ASAP

 

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£60,000 - £70,000

Private PA - Italian speaking for HNW Family Mayfair.

A great role has arisen for an experienced Private PA used to working for a family with a full social life and business life.  A dynamic couple (Italian husband) both with separate businesses are looking for a highly competent and experienced Private PA with good Italian language skills to run the London residence and deal with all staff and property matters.  The couple entertain also so a high level of organisation skills, style and acumen in that area is needed.

The Principal is gearing up to buy a large property in Italy that you will also be involved with in the future.  Some travel to Italy will be within the role in the future and liaison with extended family.

A CV demonstrating 6-7 years+ as a senior Private PA within a household/office and a wide remit of skills and ability is essential.  The couple also have two young daughters and a puppy so your day will be very busy and varied.  Able to lead by example and have very high standards.  You will be flexible, hands on, proactive with a positive and helpful personality.

Able to manage a very busy private diary and schedule (for both Principals) private meetings and appointments, household bills and reconciliation, spotting any problems arising in the house and resolving.

Excellent household staff management skills and knowing how to assist when required to get the job done

This is a busy hands on role for someone who enjoys a busy and extremely varied day.

Flexible, hard working and reliable is essential, discreet and wanting to commit for the long term

Excellent package + bonus

 

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£80,000 - £100,000

EA/Chief of Staff/Estates Manager- UHNW Central London & Country Estate & International

 A role has arisen for an energised and experienced Chief of Staff with the main focus being on the running and maintenance of property & management of household staff together with financial matters involving this.  Excellent numeracy skills and able to support this dynamic individual in the running of his personal affairs and liaising with a multitude of suppliers, staff and colleagues both in London, the country estate & his international properties.  The Principal has wide interests and large business concerns on an international level.  This individual has extremely high standards and requests and will keep you on your toes at all times, from finding a helicopter at late notice to scrutinizing contracts and properties, paying bills, monthly reports and dealing with purchases, art collection, private events & parties and being a lynch pin in his life.  A CV demonstrating working at this level is essential and the possibilities for growth in this role from your current position as you will have interesting exposure to a different and interesting lifestyle.  A top understanding of VIP household matters as well as various professional services the Principal will be dealing with.  Able to deal with multiple UHNW residences and a plethora of household staff (25+)and have the background working at this level is essential to be considered for this role

Another European language (Italian would be perfect) would be a major plus.  You will work within a highly professional team both within an office structure and within residences both in UK and Europe.

There is a possibility of travel also in the future.  A person with a positive and can do attitude is essential, educated, well presented and spoken with an appreciation of the arts and a good world overview.  Committed and able to travel is essential. A top communicator who leads by example

The role would also fit an individual who has been an EA to an UHNW and looked after multiple properties (including international) and household staff/art and high level purchases.

Excellent package + bonus

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£50,000 - £60,000

EA- Major International Fashion Brand - Central London

An amazing role has arisen for a switched on EA with a background in fashion or s creative field (Essential to be considered for this role) to support this incoming C suite Director form the USA.  You will help her settle into the company and the country and become a vital part of her day.  This is a fast paced and sometimes demanding role out of hours (especially at show time) you will have top diary and logistics skills, excellent travel and forward planning ability.  Able to produce and pull together relevant documents, detailed preparation for meetings and put together a top Power Point presentation.  Liaising across teams within the company you will make relationships quickly and get things done with style and grace.  You will have an excellent knowledge of London and the amenities/restaurants etc and have bags of energy and a positive attitude.  Totally professional, discrete and helpful this is an interesting and diverse role at the heart of the company.  This Senior Director Reports into the CEO & your communication skills will be firsts rate. You are able to deal with all levels of stake holders up to the very top of this amazing and highly successful company in the creative world.  

Well presented and spoken with excellent English skills written and spoken is essential (Italian speaking would be a major plus point)  Top package + bonus + outstanding working conditions

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Excellent package + bonus

Based in fabulous offices in the West End.

We are looking for a rare combination of skills and experience for this UHNW individual.  You will have excellent private PA skills together with a background in health & fitness/nutrition and be free to travel Europe/Asia with this UHNW businessman looking after his regime of health and fitness together with private PA duties.  Capable & intelligent with a proven CV encompassing many of the above skills.  Good IT and a high level or organisational skills is also essential.  Able to lead and guide by example with high emotional intelligence you will be able to forge a relationship build on skills and trust but understand the boundaries required.  Working in total discretion you will liaise with other members of the Family Office (including EA's) with regard to the schedule of the Principal and be able to travel from 2 days to 2 weeks when required.  The travel will be Europe and the Far East including Australia and New Zealand.  Professional yourself with top knowledge of health and fitness/nutrition this is a fabulous opportunity to use all of your skills and make this new role your own.  Excellent package + bonus

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£80-100,000 + bonus + bens package

Chief of Staff - UHNW Central London & Country Estate

 A role has arisen for an energised and experienced Chief of Staff with excellent numeracy and contract skills to support this dynamic individual in the running of his personal affairs and liaising with a multitude of suppliers, staff and colleagues both in London and the country estate.  The Principal has wide interests and large business interests on an international level.  UHNW this individual has extremely high standards and requests and will keep you on your toes from finding a helicopter at late notice to scrutinizing contracts and properties, paying bills, monthly reports and dealing with purchases, private events, parties and being a lynch pin.  A CV demonstrating working at this level is essential and the possibilities for growth in this role from your current position as you will have interesting exposure to a different and interesting lifestyle. A good understanding of household matters (you will liaise with the house manager) as well as various professional services the Principal will be dealing with.

Another European language (Italian would be perfect) would be a major plus. You will work within a highly professional team both within an office structure and within residences both in UK and Europe.

There is a possibility of travel also in the future. A person with a positive and can do attitude is essential, educated, well presented and spoken with an appreciation of the arts and a good world overview.

Excellent package + bonus

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£50,000 - £55,000

Private/Business PA for a very successful UHNW individual - St James' SW1   

Hours 11.00am - 6.00pm

This is a one year maternity cover to hand over mid September 2019 supporting a globe trotting American UHNW individual (some of which could be remotely in time).  He is heavily involved in USA investments in tech and travels to USA 2 weeks of every month and usually in London 3 - 4  months of the year.  You will be highly organised, experienced at this level (essential) with cv demonstrating PA skills of a high level to an UHNW/HNW individual on a one to one basis.  Polished and well spoken, a flexible organiser with a can do attitude you will have a good understanding of the expectations of a HNW family and the level of lifestyle and preferences they have.  Out of hours sometimes but not regularly.  Discreet and efficient, able to work alone and probably some of the work done remotely in the future.  You will have a high level of experience supporting in both a corporate and private capacity.  Degree standard with a background at Principal or CEO level and experience in investments or similar and private support will be required within a boutique environment. 

Resilient and seasoned with a high level of demands on an irregular basis you are the lynch pin for this individual who can be very direct.  Taking care of his diary and travel/hotels Private jets, helicopters and boats.  Intricate itineraries for family and friends.and double checking arrangements.  Sorting out all personal arrangements from professional meetings to doctors and booking restaurants.  Liaising with household staff and assisting with any personal property matters.  Collation of bills for payment, personal banking and personal shopping when required.  A true self-starter's role - excellent hand over period.

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£60,000 - £70,000

Business Assistant (Multi-talented!) - West End

A true opportunity has arisen for a degree standard Business Assistant with an entrepreneurial highly organised manner of working.  Prince 2 would be a major plus and experience pulling many threads together in major projects or events where co-ordination and tracking is an optimum skill.

Working for a successful entrepreneur (as a Wingman) with many projects growing rapidly and as he travels often this role is key.  Managing several projects across various sectors you will project manage programs and project simultaneously and ensure robust legal and technical research has been carried out.  An ability to benchmark and analyse external options on the market and deal with time lines and budgets effectively.

Able to deliver comprehensive project plans including detailed weekly reporting.  Able to deliver various objectives and ensure that any issues are resolved to mitigate risk keeping the Principal in the loop and prompting on important issues.

Able to build excellent relationships quickly and build successful partnerships.

Co-ordinate and oversee business matters/flow to include financial matters: invoice and payment management, banking preparation & reconciliation, VAT return.  Liaising with accounts and use of QuickBooks.  Creditor, Debtor and Supplier Control.  Corporate Governance - Managing Companies House & HMRC filings with external accountant.  Preparing Minutes, keeping accurate records and filing, ensuring compliance.

Dealing with various HR issues from expenses and HR policies, keeping records and acting as an interface. Dealing with Offshore family office matters and coordination with Trustees including reporting.

Excellent research skills to explore new business opportunities and become involved on all levels. General office management (10 in London Office)

Acting as gatekeeper to the Principal giving regular updated schedules on private matters, management of emails,  Dealing with travel matters & research.  Extensive personal diary management and constantly changing travel plans.  Household Management & ad hoc personal assistance

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£100-120,000 + bonus

Chief of Staff (California) with travel back to London.  We are looking for an exceptional Chief of Staff with dual US/UK Nationality or right to work in the US (Imperative for this role)

Our Clients are a billionaire American Family with extensive property in California and London seeking a top individual with style and acumen to run the residences and liaise with all household staff from LA to Malibu and London & Colorado.  Degree standard, polished with an in depth knowledge of etiquette and how a billionaire household is run.  The Principals travel extensively (with security and high profile individuals) so you will be adept at dealing with this level and show this in your profile.  Discretion and loyalty are paramount and your references will be superb.  Top emotional intelligence and a proactive, lead by example manner of working is essential.  Able to travel back to London for a month or more with the Principals to assist with events and properties in the UK. Proof of dual nationality will be required.

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£60-70k + top bonus + top package

Executive PA/Business Assistant - We are looking for a top EA with a background in PE or Hedge/investments at CEO level or Principal level to support this dynamic and hugely successful CEO based in Mayfair.  Holding an academic degree in economics, finance or similar, you will be a seasoned traveller and be able to support him in all aspects of the business (liaising with Private PA on diary and clashes etc).  Flexibility and patience are key to this role as multiple changes constantly.  On the ball, intelligent, focused and confident this is a role that will reward dedication and top support with outstanding bonus + top package

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£70,000 - £80,000

Business & Private Executive Assistant

A rare and exciting opportunity has arisen for a polished and educated individual to support this UHNW Principal of a Family Office based in Kensington.  Degree standard with excellent knowledge of business affairs and able to sit in Board Meeting and occasionally represent the Principal in high level meetings.  Ambassadorial role comfortable with high level liaison with business contacts internationally.  Gatekeeper with top communication skills written and spoken is essential.  Liaising with the investment team and able to work accurately in a fast paced environment remaining calm and confident.  Good experience working with tax, legal and financial advisors and professionals.  Top diary management and complex high end travel with itineraries.  Discrete and diplomatic, highly IT literate, proactive with excellent logistics skills.  Adaptable and confident you will be involved in event management and assist with the private life of the Principal also from private meetings, diary and travel to dealing with the household staff/recruitment and overseeing a large Kensington property. This role is ideal for someone who has supported and entrepreneur within a family office situation/niche environment and covered a 50/50 role business and personal.  Emotionally astute and able to read people and situations - knowing when to step forward or not is imperative.  Able to make relationships quickly and form a bond of trust this is a superb opportunity  for someone who enjoys both the business and private support of an EA/Business Assistant role. Top package.

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