About Anne Corrett

Anne Corrett

Partner

Anne originally trained as a Consultant in the USA placing top Executive Assistants throughout 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 Chief of Staff roles, top Executive Assistants & Private PA’s for companies, Family Offices, HNW & High Profile individuals.

Discreet & discerning with an international overview and an empathic understanding of different cultures and requirements, she has placed for some of the top CEO's, principals and individuals in the country as well as household names & UHNW individuals.

 
 

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Salary £75k base plus discretionary bonus

German speaking EA – Central London

We are looking for an exceptional, degree standard (essential) candidate to join this boutique investment firm of 10.  This is a busy, interesting and sometimes demanding role supporting at CEO/Founding Partner  level and covering many areas both within the business and in a private capacity for the Principal.  An interesting, involving role for a professional Executive Assistant with 8-10 years+ in a similar role. Some travel in Europe occasionally.

Executive Support

  • Coordinate schedules, meetings, appointments, agendas
  • Maintain calendars / contacts
  • Coordinate domestic and international travel
  • Take meetings and report back with detailed actions
  • Manage, oversee and support corporate / residential real estate refurbishment projects
  • Liaison with key contractors and professionals
  • Arrange insurances, oversee purchases and inventories
  • Assist with the running of real estate and liaison with other support staff
  • Interview and hire staff when needed
  • Maintain and oversee budgets and payment of expenses
  • Arrange events, dinners and social activities
  • Produce reports and schedules on projects, outlining expenses and projected expenses
  • Research special projects and execute them

Desired Skills and Experience

  • Experience
    • 8-10 years+ experience in a demanding and diverse role
    • Real estate experience desirable
  • Education / Languages
    • Degree-qualified
    • Ability to speak high quality German 
  • Knowledge / Skills
    • Top communication skills with professional appearance, presentation and gravitas
    • Financially astute
    • Attention to detail
    • Ability to pre-empt potential issues
  • Teamwork
    • Ability to coordinate own activities with others in order to achieve individual, team and organisation goals
    • Confident to take decisions and act autonomously when required in conjunction with positive, team-oriented approach
    • Ability to adapt and accept difficult situations and tasks and perform with the utmost professionalism
    • Ability to lead by example and gain the respect of colleagues and external contacts quickly
  • Time Management
    • Ability to plan and prioritise assigned activities in order to achieve task in a timely manner
    • Must be able to meet tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment and to handle multiple assignments, projects, and responsibilities simultaneously producing accurate, timely results
    • Must be able to work independently with little direct supervision
    • Flexible attitude to availability and working hours, including weekends, with ability to travel at short notice
  • Motivation
    • Must be motivated to learn new skills and apply new solutions, and to make existing solutions more effective and efficient
    • Discretion and confidentiality
  • Communication
    • Excellent communication, written and oral, and interpersonal skills
    • Ability to identify and discuss complex issues and present workable solutions in a simple, meaningful, and focused manner
    • Demonstrated excellent organisational skills
  • Love of dogs

 

Due to the high volume of applications received it will only be possible to contact successful applicants. Leaman Consulting is an equal opportunities employer.

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