Executive Assistant | Part-Time Job Share

Rare opportunity to join our EA team within a job-share capacity Monday – Wednesday supporting three Executive Directors


Compass Group is a world leader in catering and support services, employing over 600,000 people across 45 countries. Rated number one in our industry on Fortune’s World’s Most Admired Companies for 2020, Compass Group serves 5.5 billion meals each year to our 55,000 clients worldwide.

The Position

We are recruiting a highly organised yet flexible Executive Assistant to support three geographically diverse Executive Directors.

This role requires the traditional ‘EA’ support including calendar, travel & expense management, for a diverse group of individuals on a 2.5 day per week job share arrangement.

Key Duties

  • Complex and fluid calendar management for three Executive Directors
  • Monitoring email correspondence, fielding inquires and requests, and escalating urgent matters for the Executive Directors attention.
  • Producing correspondence, memo’s, presentations and reports both of a general and confidential nature on behalf of the Executive Director
  • Preparing meeting agendas, processing travel & expense claims, ordering equipment
  • Booking domestic & international travel and preparing itineraries
  • Event Management including regular coordination of executive level meetings, as well as larger functions including the annual “Star Awards”, team/sector conferences, “Great Work Days”, end of year functions etc

The Person

  • A ‘forward thinking’ individual with minimum 5 years’ experience within a similar role.
  • Proven ability to manage multiple stakeholder’s conflicting agendas
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills with the ability to manage correspondence on behalf of the Executive Directors
  • Organisational skills with efficient time management and task prioritisation.
  • As well as being highly confidential, we require someone who utilises discretion, tact and diplomacy with ease regarding sensitive issues.
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office packages such as Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint.
  • Ability to pinch hit and provide support for other members of the Executive team as required
  • The ability to work Monday, Tuesday full days, and Wednesday a.m. only

 The Benefits

We are an organisation that’s proud of its great people and, we believe in the opportunity to recognise and share success, which is why we offer a competitive salary, health insurance discounts, paid parental leave, access to a company discounts and many other great benefits.

And because life isn’t only about work, we believe in maintaining a healthy work life balance.

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