PA - CFO EMEIA & Vice President, Wholesale EMEIA

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
12 Jul 2021
Closes
04 Nov 2021
Ref
147355-en_GB
Function
Wholesale
INTRODUCTION

Founded in 1856 by Thomas Burberry, Burberry is a global luxury brand with a distinctly British attitude. We are a global business with an extensive network of both owned and franchised stores across EMEIA, Asia Pacific and Americas. We are digital pioneers, and innovative technology underpins every aspect of our business, from product design to distribution and marketing. We believe that modern luxury means being socially and environmentally responsible; this mindset is core to our business and key to our long-term success.

JOB PURPOSE

Provide a comprehensive level of administrative and organizational support to Chief Financial Officer, EMEIA and VP, Wholesale EMEIA to ensure they are fully supported, ensuring smooth and efficient running of the department.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Extensive diary and agenda management across time zones
  • Time keeping/checking for all meetings ensuring the Executives run to time
  • Providing background information and ensure the Executives are fully prepared for each meeting they attend
  • Plan detailed and comprehensive travel itineraries
  • Booking travel including flights, hotels, taxis for the Executives and occasionally their teams
  • Processing the Executive's expenses in line with company policy
  • Raising purchase orders and paying invoices in line with company procedures
  • Handling IT and maintenance queries
  • Organising events at the request of the Executives (e.g. team meetings, global townhall meetings etc.)
  • Respond to and declare any external invitation and speaking requests
  • Partner/contact distribution list creation and ongoing management for communications both internally and externally
  • Helping with occasional personal administration (10% of time)


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Previous experience of working as a PA to Senior Management
  • Highly computer literate, particularly in Outlook, Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience in Concur preferred
  • Experience with using Ariba/SAP preferred
  • Experience in using technology for meetings (VC, teleconference, skype, Webex etc.)
  • Strong administrative and organisational skills with the ability to multi task
  • Professionalism and a high degree of confidentiality and integrity
  • Ability to be very flexible and to re-prioritise near-term assignments
  • Strong communication skills including excellent written and spoken English, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to remain calm in a high pressure environment and prioritise
  • Understanding and adherence to the Exec Admin processes and ways of working
  • Ability to work as part of a team, whilst also demonstrating initiative and flexibility where necessary


FOOTER

Burberry is an Equal Opportunities Employer and as such, treats all applications equally and recruits purely on the basis of skills and experience.

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Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || WHOLESALE, FRANCHISE & LICENSING || WHOLESALE MANAGEMENT || n/a ||