Group Project Manager and Executive Support
Up to £75,000 + Annual Bonus Scheme (Performance Based)
To provide Executive support (limited to Diary and Travel) to two Senior executives (closely aligned schedule) and drive Project Management Disciplines across international Executive team.
Provide Executive support to the Group CEO and Group Commercial Director / Chief of Staff including diary and travel management and administration – email (inbox) management is not required.
Arrangement of meetings, minute taking, circulation and tracking of actions.
Support the timely and effective delivery of key Group and Business Projects through;
Driving effective Project Planning and Project Management – while ensuring Business and Functional leaders retain ownership and accountability. Specifically, but not exclusively:
•Project definition – aims, objectives, scope, deliverables, opportunities, risks, measures of success
•Project planning including ensuring key deadlines are recognized accepted and met
•Organisation of Project Reviews including agenda and actions/issues logs.
•Monitoring and reporting on delivery of key objectives. Confirmation of achievements and escalation of risks
•Post Project Review Analysis – what worked, what didn’t, why, what should we repeat, or do differently, next time
Key Skills and Experience
Project Management – proven successful experience of supporting projects
PRINCE 2 qualification or similar would be helpful
Diary/Travel management and administration
Excellent IT and presentation skills. Able to “tell a story”.
Excellent time management, accuracy and attention to detail
A second European language (Spanish or French) would be helpful – but not required
Able to robustly cajole Group CEO directs – includes senior experienced Executives
Able to work successfully in a high challenge/high support environment
Intellectually strong but also practical. Able to deliver a solution as well as a theory
Sets high standards for themselves and others.
Strong team player, with the ability to constructively challenge and then get to a solution
Willing to work long hours and/or travel, as required
First class influencer who is able to win hearts and minds