PA / Team Assistant

Willis Towers Watson
Competitive salary
21 Jan 2019
24 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
The PA / Team Assistant is responsible for a variety of tasks that seek to optimise the amount of time the Practice Leader and other senior members of the FINMAR team can spend on furthering the business. This can include diary management, handling expenses, booking travel, liaising with clients to arrange meetings and the like, as well as assisting with operational support for the wider FINMAR Market Services global team.
FINMAR provides data analytics, carrier advocacy, pipeline management and reporting services to the Carriers, with the ultimate aim of helping them to improve their proposition, competitive edge and visibility. FINMAR is highly aligned with Group objectives as it involves revenue growth, market rationalisation, automated market selection (market match) and improved knowledge to support better client prospecting and service.The Role
  • Provide a first class PA service to the Practice Leader;
  • Effectively organise meetings and appointments;
  • Communicate effectively and professionally to clients.
  • Manage the Practice Leader’s outlook mailbox, taking the lead in dealing with any non-essential elements;
  • Plan and organise travel arrangements, visa applications, accommodation and itinerary;
  • Expense management and accounting of expenses for whole team;
  • Provide extensive and proactive administrative support to a growing team;
  • Any other duties commensurate with position or level of responsibility;
  • Assist in meetings where required by assuming the role of scribe/action tracker;
  • Actively participate in team projects where possible.
The Requirements
  • A proven track record as a team assistant, with experience engaging at senior management level, within a large corporate environment;
  • Proactive problem solver
  • Effective IT skills including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint;
  • Excellent Communications skills;
  • Excellent time management and organisational skills;
  • Ability to work under pressure, within tight time frames;
  • Adaptability - pitch in with ad-hoc work where work pressure dictates;
  • The ability to focus and meet deadlines;
  • Demonstrate attention to detail, with high level focus on quality.
The Company Willis Towers Watson is a leading global advisory, broking and solutions company that helps clients around the world turn risk into a path for growth. With roots dating to 1828, Willis Towers Watson has 40,000 employees serving more than 140 countries. We design and deliver solutions that manage risk, optimize benefits, cultivate talent, and expand the power of capital to protect and strengthen institutions and individuals. Our unique perspective allows us to see the critical intersections between talent, assets and ideas – the dynamic formula that drives business performance. Together, we unlock potential. Learn more at Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer Willis Towers Watson believes that effectively managing a diverse workforce is vital to our business strategy. We have an obligation to our organization, ourselves and our clients to hire and develop the best people we can find. We will continually review our policies and practices to ensure that all areas of the employment process (including recruiting, hiring, work assignments, compensation, benefits, promotions, transfers, company-sponsored development programs and overall workplace experience) are free from discriminatory practices. We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.Unsolicited Contact: Any unsolicited resumes/candidate profiles submitted through our web site or to personal e-mail accounts of employees of Willis Towers Watson are considered property of Willis Towers Watson and are not subject to payment of agency fees. In order to be an authorized Recruitment Agency/Search Firm for Willis Towers Watson, any such agency must have an existing formal written agreement signed by an authorized Willis Towers Watson recruiter and an active working relationship with the organization. Resumes must be submitted according to our candidate submission process, which includes being actively engaged on the particular search. Likewise, for our authorized Recruitment Agencies/Search Firms, if the candidate submission process is not followed, no agency fees will be paid by Willis Towers Watson. Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer.