Team Secretary/Personal Assistant in London at Willis Towers Watson

Date Posted: 9/8/2017

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Job Description

Team Secretary/Personal Assistant
Location: London 

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
The Business

Corporate risk and broking
We know how companies can unlock potential through effective risk management. Our clients rely on us to craft strategies to quantify, mitigate, and transfer risk, taking advantage of our specialist industry experience and unparalleled market know-how. The result is a new way of embracing risk that drives superior results.
The Role

This role is focused on assisting a busy, successful and growing team based in the UK, India and USA. The Administrative Assistant will provide a proactive level of support to allocated business leaders through administration, organisation and problem solving including work of a highly confidential and sensitive nature.  This role will require excellent organisational and communication skills as well as the ability to multitask and re-prioritise according to business needs. The candidate must have excellent command of the English language (spoken and written) and ideally have gained experience working for large, complex companies providing business support.
Principal Accountabilities
  • Conduct Risk: To put the interests of clients and the integrity of the market at the heart of the way you do business
  • Providing extensive and pro-active diary management to the Partners
  • Arranging international travel, visas, accommodation and complex itineraries for the Partners
  • Organising meetings and booking meeting rooms
  • Arranging conference calls, video conferencing and webcasts
  • Carrying out background research (e.g. on companies and risk issues) and providing summary briefing notes on clients based on internet research
  • Producing documents, reports and presentations in Word, PowerPoint and Excel (general skills and in particular, document formatting skills in each application should be excellent)
  • Expense Management
  • In-house hotel bookings when necessary
  • Assisting IT requests (mobile phone / phones / Skype / computer issues)
  • Keeping Holiday Chart and Travel log up to date
  • Ordering stationery and business cards
  • Copying / Printing / Filing
  • Restaurant bookings
  • Sorting post
  • Organising London/Ipswich office moves when necessary
  • Provide cover for the CEO’s EA when necessary
  • Assist with the preparation of Management Information reporting
What can we offer you?
In return you will be rewarded with a competitive salary and a comprehensive benefits package including; a fantastic pension scheme, life insurance, medical insurance, eye care vouchers and flexible benefits including critical illness cover, dental cover, additional life assurance, childcare vouchers, retail vouchers and many other options and Corporate deals.
Willis Towers Watson is an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to, among other things, race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, status as a protected veteran, or disability.
We are committed to equal employment opportunities at Willis Towers Watson.