PA to the Senior Vice President Visual Merchandising (Maternity cover)

Recruiter
Burberry
Location
London, United Kingdom
Posted
24 Aug 2022
Closes
03 Oct 2022
Ref
153763-en_GB
INTRODUCTION

At Burberry, we believe creativity opens spaces. Our purpose is to unlock the power of imagination to push boundaries and open new possibilities for our people, our customers and our communities. This is the core belief that has guided Burberry since it was founded in 1856 and is central to how we operate as a company today.

We aim to provide an environment for creative minds from different backgrounds to thrive, bringing a wide range of skills and experiences to everything we do. As a purposeful, values-driven brand, we are committed to being a force for good in the world as well, creating the next generation of sustainable luxury for customers, driving industry change and championing our communities.

JOB PURPOSE

Provide a comprehensive level of administrative and organizational support to the executive, to ensure they are fully supported, ensuring smooth and efficient running of the department. Act on behalf of the senior executive to take action and decisions in agreed areas of responsibility.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Extensive diary and agenda management across time zones
  • Being first point of contact for leadership team
  • Processing expenses in line with company policy
  • Raising purchase orders and paying invoices in line with company procedures
  • Booking travel and organising trip itineraries
  • Handling IT and Maintenance queries
  • General office administration
  • Supporting production of presentations and papers
  • Providing support to other team members when required
  • Organising events on the request of the leadership team (e.g. team meetings, global townhall meetings etc)


PERSONAL PROFILE

  • Previous experience of working as a PA to Senior Management
  • Highly computer literate, particularly in Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Experience in Concur or other travel and expense systems
  • 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 including excellent written and spoken English, interpersonal skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to remain calm in a high pressure environment and prioritise
  • Proactive
  • Diplomatic
  • Punctual
  • Team player


FOOTER

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

Posting Notes: United Kingdom || Not Applicable || London || EXECUTIVE || NO DEPARTMENT - FAT9049 || n/a ||

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