Personal Assistant

Full-time, London

We are looking for a Personal Assistant to join our dynamic Director Support team. Working alongside the Team Secretary, this role offers an exciting opportunity to provide dedicated administrative support for a handful of our eight company directors, including the CEO, whose needs vary from complex diary management to advanced secretarial support.

In addition, they will be leading the operational management of company board meetings, from scheduling through to documentation and task management. Reporting into the Head of Business Operations and acting as a role model to the Team Secretary, the successful candidate will be pivotal in steering the development of the Director Support function in a continually evolving organisation.

The ideal candidate will have exceptional organisation and time-management skills, will approach the role with upmost discretion, be an excellent communicator and have top-notch verbal and written skills. Advanced diary management is a must and an understanding of Microsoft Outlook, PowerPoint and Word are essential.

Does this describe you? If so, we’d love to hear from you!

Director Support – Daily Assistance

  • Co-ordinate and maintain schedules, including complex diary management (appointment making, scheduling of meetings, avoiding and managing conflicts, as necessary).  Ensure that comprehensive meeting documentation is in place when appropriate.
  • Initiate, foster and maintain positive working relationships and professional liaison with external and internal stakeholders together with clients, customers and parent and sister company relationship management.
  • Be first point of contact for assigned directors on all internal and external queries and primary point of escalation for wider group.
  • Inbox management for assigned directors, as needed.
  • Facilitating signing of contracts alongside Commercial Contracts Advisor, as necessary.
  • Any other ad hoc duties (as requested by directors).
  • Board Meeting and Strategic Support

  • Scheduling and preparing agendas for Board Meetings.
  • Taking actions and minutes for Board Meetings.
  • Task management for actions following Board Meetings.
  • Filing and maintaining management meeting actions/ minutes as required (including those from monthly reviews with sister/parent Company).
  • Draft and prepare correspondence for the directors as required, including company communications.
  • Assisting with document production, reports and presentations as required.
  • Support key management initiatives and working groups.
  • Maintain and manage platforms for director communication and Board Meeting administration (adapting to suit the needs of the team).
  • The Company

    Context is an independently operated cyber security consultancy, founded in 1998 and focusing on providing highly skilled consultants to help organisations with their information security challenges. We work with some of the world’s most high profile blue chip companies and government organisations.
    We are growing rapidly and are expanding our team and our services. We have offices in the UK, Germany and Australia, and are recruiting in order to support an expanding business.

    Location and Travel

    The role is based at our London office, but will require travel to client sites when needed.

    Salary and package

    A competitive salary and package aligned to market rates and including annual review.
    Additionally, Context hosts a comprehensive bonus scheme and benefits including: 25 days annual leave, option to buy up to 5 extra days; company pension scheme, contributory of up to 8%; company share plan; numerous voluntary benefits including Cycle to Work Scheme,Season Ticket Loan; free eye tests and sabbatical options.
    Employees also benefit from an individually tailored learning and development plan which can include financial support with tuition/exam fees and access to various conference opportunities.
    Company ethos is paramount and so, in addition to these bonuses and benefits, Context offers a flexible working environment, regular social activities and various day to day extras such as free refreshments.

    Employees shall comply with applicable data protection legislation in the course of their employment including the General Data Protection Regulation.  In particular, they shall inform the data protection officer of any processing activities which uncover personal data. 

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