Executive Assistant

Full time
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PA Consulting
Consulting & professional services
1,001-5,000 employees
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Company Description

We believe in the power of ingenuity to build a positive human future.

As strategies, technologies and innovation collide, we create opportunity from complexity.

Our diverse teams of experts combine innovative thinking and breakthrough use of technologies to progress further, faster. Our clients adapt and transform, and together we achieve enduring results.

An innovation and transformation consultancy, we are over 4000 specialists in consumer and manufacturing, defence and security, energy and utilities, financial services, government and public services, health and life sciences, and transport. Our people are strategists, innovators, designers, consultants, digital experts, scientists, engineers and technologists.

We operate globally from offices across the UK, US, Netherlands and Nordics.

PA. Bringing Ingenuity to Life.

Job Description

What is next in your career?

Our central business support function has been specially designed to support our capabilities and Go-To-Markets with support to Partners and generally ensuring the smooth running of the team, allowing our Partners and Consultants to focus on client projects.

You'll work closely with Partners, Consultants and external clients. Working as part of a busy Business Support team, the role requires someone friendly, approachable, and confident who has great communication skills, and preferably used to working in a team environment and with other Business Support staff.

This is a great opportunity to engage in full spectrum of activities, for someone who has the drive and desire to succeed. You will gain excellent business experience whilst also developing your knowledge and skills in a fast-moving environment.

You'll have the opportunity to get involved with:

Diary management and travel / accommodation support – complex diary management for both internal and external clients including senior stakeholders across our organisation, including international travel arrangements across multiple time zones.

Inbox management - monitoring incoming emails, actioning on the Partner’s behalf where necessary, and general gate keeping when needed.

Supporting initiatives lead by the Partners you support


About you

  • You'll have administrative experience ideally from a large organisation
  • You'll know your way around Microsoft Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • You'll be proactive with a commitment to quality and accuracy / attention to detail and be a clear communicator
  • Prioritising will be second nature to you
  • You'll be someone that enjoys working in a team and has an adaptable approach to work

We know the skill-gap and ‘ the need to tick every box’ can get in the way of meeting brilliant candidates, so please don’t hesitate to apply – we’d love to hear from you.

Apply today by completing our online application

Additional Information

Apply today by completing our online application

Life At PA encompasses our peoples' experience at PA. It's about how we enrich peoples’ working lives by giving them access to unique people and growth opportunities and purpose led meaningful work.

We believe diversity fuels ingenuity. Diversity of thought brings exciting perspectives; diversity of experience brings a wealth of knowledge, and diversity of skills brings the tools we need. When we bring people together with diverse backgrounds, identities, and minds, embracing that difference through an inclusive culture where our people thrive; we unleash the power of diversity – bringing ingenuity to life.

Find out more about Life at PA here.

We are dedicated to supporting the physical, emotional, social and financial well-being of our people. Check out some of our extensive benefits:

  • 25 days annual leave (plus a bonus half day on Christmas Eve)
  • Generous company pension scheme
  • Opportunity to get involved with community and charity-based initiatives
  • Tax efficient benefits (cycle to work, give as you earn)

We recruit, retain, reward and develop our people based solely on their abilities and contributions and without reference to their age, background, disability, genetic information, parental or family status, religion or belief, race, ethnicity, nationality, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity (or expression), political belief veteran status, or other by any other range of human difference brought about by identity and experience. We are on a journey towards ensuring our workforce is diverse at all levels and that our firm is representative of the world around us. We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

Adjustments or accommodations - Should you need any adjustments or accommodations to the recruitment process, at either application or interview, please contact us on recruitmentenquiries@paconsulting.com