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Executive Assistant

Hargreaves Lansdown
Closing date
19 Apr 2024

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Excited to grow your career?

Our purpose is to make it easy for people to save and invest for a better future. We are looking for great people to join us, so please come and invest in YOUR future at Hargreaves Lansdown.

We know that sometimes people can be put off applying for a job if they don't tick every box. If you're excited about working for us and have most of the skills or experience we're looking for, please go ahead and apply. We'd love to hear from you!

About the role

We currently have a new opportunity for a part-time Executive Assistant (EA) to join Hargreaves Lansdown (HL) to support the Chair with a high level of structure and prioritisation of activities. The EA will act as the first point of contact for the chair, working in a fast paced and autonomous environment helping them make best use of their time. The role will also work closely with the Chief of Staff, creating efficiency and a smooth communication flow between the Chair and CEO.

What you'll be doing

Providing high level executive administrative support to the Chair
Being the first point of contact for the Chair
Liaising with Co Secs / corporate offices as necessary around scheduling for board meetings and corporate calendars
Supporting at board meetings (London and Bristol)
Managing travel arrangements; booking transport and accommodation where necessary
Working closely with the Chief of Staff on all Board related matters
Processing expenses using the internal system (Workday)

About you

Experience supporting at Board/C-Suite level
Experience of working with Diligent or another Board portal
Confident using MS Office products including Outlook, Excel, Powerpoint and Word
Ability to act with discretion and be trustworthy with highly confidential and sensitive information
Highly organised and able to prioritise and multitask with excellent attention to detail
Proactively highlights any problems and barriers, seeking to resolve the
Comfortable working under pressure and working to tight deadlines
Ability to work autonomously and making decisions whilst working closely with senior leaders

Interview process

The interview process for this role will consist of a competency-based interview and introductions to key stakeholders.

Working Schedule

This is a part time role working approx. 21 hours per week. Hybrid working and flexibility is available as travel may be required to both London and our Bristol office.

Why us?

Here at HL, we're the UK's number 1 investment platform for private investors, based in Bristol. For more than 40 years we've helped investors save time, tax and money on their investments.

To achieve our mission, we believe we have a workplace like no other, with constant learning, dynamic teams, and a great ethos. We're steered by core values that promote service, quality, innovation, and opportunity in everything we do.

What's on offer?

Discretionary annual bonus & annual pay review
25 days holiday plus bank holidays and 1-day additional Christmas closure time
Option to purchase an additional 5 days holiday (during annual enrolment window, if eligible depending on start date)
Flexible working options available, including hybrid working
Enhanced parental leave
Pension scheme up to 11% employer contribution
Sharesave scheme - have a real stake in HL's future
Income Protection & Life insurance (4 x salary core level of cover)
Private medical insurance
Health care cash plans - including optical, dental, and out patientcare
and an Employee Assistance Programme
Gympass - gym memberships and wellbeing apps available
Variety of travel to work schemes with free bike storage and shower facilities
Inhouse barista & deli serving subsidised coffee and sandwiches
Join HL's sports, I&D networks and volunteering groups (two paid volunteering days per year)
LifeWorks Discounts on services, restaurants and retailers

dependant on role level

Hargreaves Lansdown is an inclusive employer that values diversity in its workforce. We encourage applications from all individuals without regard to race, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability or age.

This role may also be available on a flexible working or part time basis - please ask the Recruitment & Onboarding team for more information.

Please note, we are unable to provide employment sponsorship to candidates.

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