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DATE ADDED: Fri 17/01/2020

Personal Assistant - Infracapital

London, UK


JOB TYPE: Permanent, FullTime

SALARY: Competitive

At M&G our vision is: to become the best loved and most successful savings and investment business and we’re looking for people who are excited about joining us on our journey. We’re digitally transforming and investing heavily in technology and innovation to develop new and improved customer propositions that really raise the bar for our customers. To help us achieve our vision we’re looking for exceptional people who live our values and behaviours and who can inspire others; embrace change; deliver results and keep it simple.

What you can expect from us:

We are committed to creating an environment where you can be exceptional at all you do. To help us deliver this, we promise to:

  • Challenge Your Limits by creating a stimulating working environment and providing opportunities for you to be involved in meaningful and challenging work
  • Support Your Aspirations with a commitment to learning and development that helps you achieve and build your experience with people who want you to succeed
  • Value Your Input whereby leaders and managers will involve you in key decisions, listen to your thoughts and recognise the important contribution you make
  • Balance Your Life through a work life partnership that focuses on making this an inclusive, diverse and friendly place to work and offers the flexibility and support that enables everyone to be at their best

The Role:

This role sits within the Infracapital team which is a leading European infrastructure investor managing over £4.5bn in committed capital.

A personal assistant role providing administrative support to a team within Infracapital. This includes thorough diary management, extensive travel planning and general support. The candidate will develop an excellent working relationship with the other assistants to ensure appropriate cover during holidays / absence and to balance capacities.

You will be joining a high performing team of 5 Personal Assistants.

The hours for this role are 8:30 – 5:30pm, Monday – Friday.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Organising and co-ordinating the day to day working arrangements.
  • Thorough, proactive diary management.
  • Scheduling of meetings both internally and externally.
  • Booking all elements of global and UK travel, including accommodation, planning itineraries and co-ordinating meetings.
  • Assisting with events organisation, including the annual Summer Party, Annual General Meeting, Christmas Party, offsites and wider team social events.
  • General administration including filing and expenses.
  • Creating/updating presentations and board packs for internal meetings.
  • Ad hoc tasks as required.

You will have:

  • An enthusiastic, hardworking and can-do attitude.
  • Experience of a fast-paced dynamic environment.
  • A proactive, self-motivated approach and ability to use initiative.
  • Highly organised and methodical manner. 
  • Ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively.
  • Good attention to detail.
  • Strong inter-personal skills and flexibility.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.
  • Microsoft office proficiency: intermediate level or above.

We live by four behaviours at M&G and we ask all our employees to:

  • Inspire Others - Support and encourage each other, creating an environment where everyone can contribute and succeed
  • Embrace Change - Be open to change, willing to be challenged and able to adapt quickly and imaginatively to new ideas
  • Deliver Results - Focus on outcomes, set high standards and deliver with energy and determination
  • Keep it Simple - Cut through complexity and bureaucracy, be clear and decisive and never overcomplicate things

At M&G Diversity and Inclusion is a strategic objective. We know that an inclusive environment makes us more accessible and ensures we attract, engage, promote and retain exceptional people.  We welcome applications from all individuals regardless of age, gender/gender identity, sexual orientation, ethnicity/nationally, disability, or military service and welcome those who have taken career breaks. We will consider flexible working arrangements for any of our roles.