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Executive Assistant Legal.

Posted 22 February by Harris Hill Ltd Easy Apply Ended

An Environmental Charity based in London are looking for an Executive Assistant (Legal). The successful candidate will be responsible for providing a high-level, proactive and professional administrative service to the Senior Legal Manager and the Management Team.

Key responsibilities
Acts as the focal point and liaison between the Legal team and internal and external stakeholders; ensuring all communications are assessed, prioritised and recorded
Prioritises workflow effectively and plans, organises and reschedules accordingly
Proactively assists with written and verbal correspondence internally and externally;
Ensures the Senior Legal Manager is prepared for meetings and other events by producing required documentation in advance;
Collates and produces legal updates for the management team;
Develops and maintains systems for storing electronic and paper files to ensure effective management of the team's information;
Assists with the preparation and management of the legal team's budget
Maintains the diary for the Senior Legal Manager
Manages income correspondence for the legal team exercising initiative and responding independently where appropriate;
Manages the agenda and record actions arising from the legal team meetings
Prepares papers for instructions to counsel and for court when required

In order to apply you should have the following skills and experience:

Demonstrable experience of working in a similar role supporting senior managers;
Strong IT skills
Document management skills;
Displays excellent written and verbal communication skills;
Ability to be flexible, respond positively to change, work effectively under pressure and deal with conflicting priorities;
Proven experience in identifying and developing systems and procedures to improve quality and effectiveness;
Proven ability to work on own initiative and proactively anticipate needs of others;
Displays strong relationship
Ability to deal with confidential information sensitively
Comfortable working in a challenging and demanding environment;
Displays a willingness to learn and be flexible in their approach;
Experience of working to tight deadlines in a fast-paced environment with changing priorities;
Previous experience of supporting senior stakeholders and being able to anticipate their needs and track organisational reporting.

If you have the stated requirements then please apply to Harris Hill with your up to date CV. Please note that only suitable candidates will be contacted with further information.

Closing date: 12th March 2018

Please note that applications will be reviewed prior to the closing date and early applications are in encouraged

Reference: 34538948

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