Administrative Assistant / PA

London  |  Head Office

Reference
VAC-1893
Role Type
Full Time
Salary Overview
Competitive Salary
Salary
Competitive Salary
Expiry Date
23/09/2018

Looking for something unique?  So are we. Here at Harvey Nichols we are daring to be different at every step and that’s exactly what we are looking for in our future talent. At Harvey Nichols you will be challenged in a supportive and friendly environment whilst inspired to be nothing but the best you can be.

We are seeking an exceptional  Administrative Assistant to join our IT team. This role will be to manage the office environment, provide administrative assistance to the IT Director.

 

What you will be doing

  • Ensure the Director is prepared in advance of meetings, adequately allocating for travel time to external venues and providing them with all required documentation in advance
  • Email management; highlighting correspondence of specific importance and responding upon their behalf as and when required and directed
  • Arranging travel (sometimes last minute); booking employees flights/rail/cars, reserving hotel accommodation
  • Reviewing department employee’s time and attendance
  • Build strong and efficient working relationships across the group specifically with Director’s and their PA’s to ensure good interdepartmental communication

 

Skills and experience you need

  • You will have previous experience as a Secretary, PA
  • You will have previous experience of working in fast-paced office environment
  • You have an exceptional organisational, administrative and time management skills
  • You have strong knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Outlook

 

About you

You have excellent communication skills
You have an excellent work ethic and ability to multitask
You are a positive and friendly person
You have a can-do attitude

                       

About us

Since Harvey Nichols first opened in Knightsbridge in 1831, it has led the way in sourcing the most desirable and cutting-edge designer brands. The ultimate fashion experience, exclusive, niche and established labels sit alongside accessible everyday collections, offering customers the must-have edit for all their wardrobe needs – from every day to extraordinary. We are fearlessly stylish and encourage our customers and team members to be the same

 

All your hard work, rewarded 

Our colleagues are as important to us as our customers. When working with us you will be introduced to a huge variety of benefits including:

A unique Learning and Development programme to support your career with us
Very generous staff discount plus annual clothing allowance
Practically free London travel card for zones 1 – 6
Vouchers or schemes that fit your world from childcare to bike to work
Charity day to support your good cause
Seasonal staff parties and team days
Study support for those who want to expand their qualifications

 

Where do I sign?

If you are already thinking of what you will wear on your first day then click to apply

The process from here is simple;

One of our specialist recruiters will review your application and if suitable ask you a couple of questions.
If our expectations match you will be invited to meet the Hiring Manager for an interview.
Throughout the process you will have access to the recruiter who is on hand to answer any questions you may have.

 

We look forward to speaking with you.

 

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