Investec is a distinctive Specialist Bank serving clients principally in the UK and South Africa. Our culture gives us our edge: we work hard to find colleagues who'll think out of the ordinary and we put them in environments where they'll flourish. We combine a flat structure with a focus on internal mobility. If you can bring an entrepreneurial spirit and a desire to learn and collaborate to your work, this could be the boost your career deserves.
Research shows that some candidates can be reluctant to apply to a role unless they meet all the criteria. We pride ourselves on our entrepreneurial spirit here and welcome you to do the same – if the role excites you, please don't let our person specification hold you back. Get in touch!
Description of role and key responsibilities
PA support for specific sector team/s of Investment Banking working across the team and at different levels;• Client liaison on behalf of the Directors and team, maintain diaries within Outlook and assisting day to day functions of team;• Arranging and co-ordinating client and internal meetings, lunches, presentations and other client functions;• Production and maintenance of electronic documents in Word, PowerPoint, Excel formats including printing and binding;• Type and deal with general correspondence;• Arranging travel, visa's as required;• Maintain client relationship database on CRM, tracking meetings and weekly WIP updates;• Dealing with and keeping on top of expenses;• Provide full assistance for the PA team plus full telephone coverage for the department ;• Deal with matters which are of a confidential nature;• Filing documents for the team;• RNS Announcements; andPerform any other duties which may reasonably be required.
Core skills and knowledge
Skills and how they are applied• Advanced Word, Excel and PowerPoint skills;• Strong interpersonal and communication skills;• Ability to work well as part of a team;• Strong organisational skills; and• Ability to properly use the relevant IT applications.Investec specific knowledge and how it is applied• Knowledge of the internal operating procedures;• Knowledge of the internal compliance procedures; and• Knowledge of the internal reporting lines and who must be referred to in the event of a query/problem and when such a referral is desirable/essential
Any other attributes that would be helpful, but not essential for the role.
Qualifications• A minimum of 5 GCSE's or equivalent including Maths & English Language• Must have advanced Word and PowerPoint and Intermediate Excel skills• Advanced knowledge of Outlook • Attention to detail (essential)• Must be prepared to be flexible with working hours (core hours 8.30 am – 6.00 pm)