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Executive Assistant – ECM Southern Europe

  • Primary Location: United Kingdom,England,London
  • Education: Bachelor's Degree
  • Job Function: Business Management and Admin
  • Schedule: Full-time
  • Shift: Day Job
  • Employee Status: Regular
  • Travel Time: No
  • Job ID: 18046571


Job Description:

Executive Assistant coverage to the Head of Southern Europe plus 2 Directors, 2 VPs and 4 Associates and 3 Analsysts (as required).

Job Background/context:

Team member within Capital Markets Origination

Key Responsibilities:

To provide secretarial support to include:

•Arranging complex travel for team members with detailed itineraries, including Visas
•Diary management
•Organisation of internal and external meetings and tele/video conference calls
•Complete expense reports (knowledge of Concur essential)
•Phone and email coverage
•Holiday/sickness cover for the Team
•Screening e-mails and drafting responses where appropriate
•Working with confidential information
•Handling sensitive company and employee information such as employee personal details
•Help with Powerpoint presentations when necessary
•Arrange couriers
•Photocopy and fax material
•Assist with Ad hoc reports and special projects

Development value:

The position provides the opportunity of working in a fast paced demanding environment



•Citi experience preferred
•Evidence of having supported a busy personal and professional schedule
•Experience of working within a fast paced, demanding environment
•Strong Interpersonal and organisational skills
•Strong written and oral communication
•Patience and resilience in working in a fast paced environment


•‘A’ level candidate or equivalent
•Secretarial qualification is desirable


•Desktop skills (excel, word, powerpoint, outlook)
•50 - 60 wpm typing and a good eye for detail, grammar and spelling.
•Concur essential
•Strong interpersonal and relationship building, communication and influencing skills
•Ability to handle multiple tasks under pressure
•Advanced knowledge of Word, Excel & PowerPoint
•Good keyboard skills and typing
•Ability to learn numerous additional internal applications
•Planning and organisational skills including the ability to prioritise
•Ability to work independently under general instructions


•Organisational and time management skills
•Flexibility to work outside normal office hours (9-5) as and when required
•Ability to communicate well (verbal and written)
•Ability to work under pressure
•Self starter and good team player
•Ability to handle confidential information
•Enthusiastic/ confident/ outgoing
•Sense of humour/ robust personality/ resilience/ self-confidence
•Professional and competent/ risk aware
•Dedicated/ keen to learn/ committed to role
•Good team player
•Initiative/ adaptability/ innovation

Exceptional candidates who do not meet these criteria may be considered for the role provided they have the necessary skills and experience.

Valuing Diversity:

Demonstrates an appreciation of a diverse workforce. Appreciates differences in style or perspective and uses differences to add value to decisions or actions and organisational success.

Citi is an Equal Opportunities Employer