We offer the highest level of Executive Assistant support for your company or Private Family office. We have an outstanding reputation in this field and offer a very targeted search according to your requirements. Understanding the culture and needs of a particular office or individual is a key part of finding the right fit for both the client and candidate. With over 40 years’ of experience in the Executive Assistant division between us, we excel in this field and have a high level of repeat business and recommendation because of our expertise.
More heavily involved in the business of the company and usually degree standard within an academic subject with excellent financial acumen and a demonstrated background working at CEO/Founding Partner level as a right-hand support. Business Assistants can advance to Chief of Staff within an organisation or Family Office.
A versatile and intelligent EA who can assist with projects as well as the day to day diary, travel and administration. Many specialise within a certain field such as Private Equity, luxury goods or supporting an Entrepreneur. They excel in their role because of their expertise in their chosen field. Many have C Suite/Board level experience and are highly educated with an additional language.
A vital part of many offices, acting as a lynchpin and the “go to” individual. Multi – talented with excellent IT skills, highly organised with excellent forward planning ability. Many Office Managers have engineered complex office moves, handled the office budget & invoices and carried out HR duties and recruitment also.
A vital part of our multi-cultural City or for an UHNW with a residence or business here or abroad that would require French, German, Italian, Russian, Mandarin etc. The PA’s level of English would be excellent and again, many specialise in a certain field such as the Arts, Fashion, Private Equity or supporting a private household.
A valuable and highly resourceful individual who supports the senior EA/PA with work overflow, allowing the senior EA’s time to be used as efficiently as possible and enabling them to focus on more pressing business requirements. A Junior PA can also be relied upon to step in as cover for the EA when they are not available. Many Junior PA’s are recent graduates or have undergone secretarial training with organisations such as Quest or Pitmans.
A vital and integral part of a company that manages workflow and administration for more senior employees. Team Assistants will often support several fee earners and are required to have excellent multi-tasking ability as well as being able to prioritise under pressure. This additional support can be hugely valuable when meeting deadlines or enabling projects to be delivered on time. Working within a team requires a positive and collaborative approach.
An entry level role for those wishing to embark on their HR career, commencing in a generalist or specialised field candidates will have a strong interest in HR perhaps having studied Human Resources, Psychology or CPID Level 3 or above. Administrative experience is usually required for the individual to support their organisation with the preparation of offer letters and contracts including changes of employment, new starter checklist completions including evidence of right to work in the UK to referencing for new hires, updating HRIS, benefits administration, off-boarding to general administrative tasks such as filing and HR team inbox management. They will be trusted dealing with confidential information, ensure a great degree of accuracy and be able to work under pressure.
HR Assistant/ HR Officer/ HR Advisor/ HR Business Partner/ HR Manager/ HR Director
These roles vary greatly from business to business. We recruit for FTSE100’s to stand-alone roles and these roles are shaped by the current organisational structure, its growth and the HR strategy moving forwards. To discuss your HR requirement please reach out to our Partner, Emma Moran, who will take the time to get to know your requirement and support you in identifying the right hire for you.
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We would be delighted to talk you through your staffing requirements. For more information on our services please contact our experienced consultant on firstname.lastname@example.org or by phone on +44 (0) 203 006 7888.
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Partner & Managing Consultant
Emma is a partner at Leaman Consulting and has an in depth background in recruitment within Secretarial, HR and Administration both in the City and West End for over 11 years. Astute and highly professional Emma quickly grasps what is required by both candidate and client and makes faultless matches across a wide sector of industries from owner run businesses to large corporates and PLC’s. Engaging and very approachable Emma is your first port of call with any secretarial or administrative roles you may need assistance with from Director level HR, CEO level Personal Assistant to Team Secretary.
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.