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LMA Recruitment - Business Support

LMA Recruitment - Business Support has been in the industry for over 20 years. With decades of experience, we service businesses across the UK, Europe and APAC. Whether you are looking for a temporary or permanent opportunity in a Business Support role, our industry knowledge and connections will provide you with an advantage, making you a competitive candidate.

LMA Recruitment has seen an increase in the Business Support workforce, which has allowed us to dedicate some of our most experienced recruiters to focus and specialise in this space. We recruit for temporary and permanent positions at all levels across the secretarial support framework, which includes office managers, executive assistants, PAs, corporate receptionists and administrators.

LMA Recruitment - Business Support teams up with Ball and Hoolahan, our sister company based in our LMA Recruitment London office. Ball and Hoolahan is a specialist marketing recruitment company with over 30 years of experience. Their deep roots and connections in marketing, provide our candidates with an advantage in securing your next role. To learn more about our sister company Ball and Hoolahan, click here.

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Business Support Manager/EA

Start ASAP My client who is an international energy firm based in London, is looking for an experienced Team Leader/Manager who has managed a team of PAs in a large global organisation This role will be based 5 days in the office, working in a fast paced and dynamic environment. European language(s) would be a great advantage due to the organisation's international exposure. Duties and responsibilities: Support Management Day to day management of the office support team, including supervisory and delegation of work ensuring all teams are sufficiently covered at all times Full responsibility for setting annual objectives, conducting ongoing reviews and performance management. Responsible for collating feedback on office support members, communicating and addressing areas of concern with management Responsible for monitoring absenteeism, approving annual leave, monitoring absence and arranging cover when necessary Responsible for induction of new joiners into the office support team, organisation of any relevant training / refreshers on new protocol and policy Manage the corporate relationship with the external travel provider, including reviewing service provisions (response times, emergency services etc) Seek continuous improvement for the office support function and introducing processes to streamline and improve ways of working, in accordance with best practice. Ensure the team is comfortable to support with overseas (often confidential) travel management for top-level executives; arranged complex multiple destination itineraries including hotel accommodation, transfers, passport and visa Act as the point of contact for internal departments, such as IT and Facilities to ensure a seamless experience for visiting colleagues / external guests for access, mobility and the ability to work effectively from our London office. Coordinate with other colleagues at international offices to ensure a seamless travel experience, working with international counterparts on process improvement Support with the move towards a paperless office with scanning and archiving initiatives. Take minutes of meetings and preparing documents for review. Event management and coordination of business breakfasts/lunches and external events. Manage other events, including annual events such trading desk events, external client events, graduate recruitment and IP week. Organise administrative details, including running conferences, arranging catering, flowers and guest lists. Assist with new joiner's initiation, including organising introductions to team, key stakeholders and other business contacts. Conduct onboarding with new joiners within relevant Business Area to provide training on booking meeting rooms, processing expenses, logging absence, making travel bookings and using hospitality and catering services. Skills and experience required Team management experience Exceptional verbal and written communication skills Dependable, trustworthy, enthusiastic and an excellent team player Be highly adaptable and able to work in a dynamic fast paced environment Proficient in all Microsoft Office applications, including Excel, Outlook, Word and PowerPoint Excellent organisational and administrative skills High degree of discretion and firm understanding of the requirement for confidentiality High attention to detail Ability to manage and grow positive relationships at all levels, internally and externally. Forward thinking and able to prioritise Ability to work under pressure and to tight deadlines Experience of having worked within a compliance and risk management culture Multinational experience and multilingual aptitude is advantageous Continuous improvement and mind-set to learn and share experience Multinational experience and multilingual aptitude is advantageous Existing relationships with embassies, event spaces and other external providers is advantageous

  • London
  • Permanent
  • plus excellent benefits and bonus

PA -HR/Talent - City - £35K - £38K

PA - HR- City - £35K - £38K We have a truly outstanding vacancy for a really capable PA who has advanced powerpoint and is confident grammatically to apply for a super opportunity. Working within a first class talent team/HR department, you will look after the Director primarily, with key PA support, including diaries, some inbox management and getting involved with ad hoc projects that require your input and initiative. It's a brilliant role, being a right hand to your boss and really is a chance to get involved and learn. You will also provide ad hoc support to four Heads of Department, who are equally as inspiring. You may be used to screening and amending presentations and should be confident amending drafts and also happy to get involved with a variety of projects as the business demands. We are looking for a highly confidential and articulate individual who really cares about their work and the business they work in. This is a wonderfully exciting role, working in an incredibly successful global firm , who have an exceptional reputation. You should have superlative PA skills and be confident building relationships with internal and external stakeholders and thrive with a busy work schedule. Adept at powerpoint, Outlook and with excellent diary management, you will become an integral part of this outstanding team and be a natural ambassador for your boss. Hours: 9.30-5.30pm with a little flex. Hybrid: 2 days in the office, 3 from home. The company offer superb benefits and are value driven with an excellent reputation. Apply today for immediate screening.

  • City of London
  • Permanent
  • £35000.00 - £38000 per annum

Administrator - college leaver

Excellent opportunity for a Trainee Immediate start - hybrid working condition Hours of work: 9.00am - 5.30pm My client who is a very well established wealth management company based in Mayfair is looking for a recent school/college leaver or a recent graduate with some work experience to join a friendly Compliance and Risk team. This is a great opportunity to be trained in all aspects of admin and compliance and risk. For this role you will need have advanced Excel skills and be proficient in Word and PowerPoint. Duties will include:- Support the delivery of the compliance team's responsibilities by undertaking regular and ad hoc tasks as required including: Carrying out assigned daily and periodic risk and compliance monitoring tasks. · Collating and logging Risk Events, PA Dealing, surveillance exceptions and other risk and regulatory information as required. · Identifying any disclosures required in respect of takeovers and large holdings. · Preparing data for management information and trend analysis. · Managing the production of the monthly Risk and Compliance Committee pack. · Supporting the maintenance of the regulatory development tracker. · Logging, maintaining and documenting approval of original legal agreements. · Provide administrative support to the Compliance function, including: · Arranging training · Diary management for the Head of Compliance · Preparing letters and presentations · Filing · Managing team meetings · Handling the post Knowledge and Experience · Experience in a customer facing or other service-oriented environment. · Good level of education Skills and Experience Competent user of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook). · Organised, with attention to detail. · Good verbal and written communicator with the ability to summarise issues clearly and succinctly. · Able to analyse information and draw conclusions. · Collaborative with good interpersonal skills. Outgoing, confident, resilient. .

  • London
  • Permanent
  • £22000.00 - £25000.00 per annum + plus benefits and bonus


. Start asap 8.30.am - 5.30pm Lovely offices Highly successful and very well established international asset management firm based in the West End is looking for an experienced receptionist who has worked within corporate companies offering a first class customer service to all incoming visitors and internal staff. The ideal candidate would be a very well presented and spoken self-starter who takes pride in their work and ensure the smooth running of the reception area and assisting the office manager with adhoc duties. Working alongside and supervising another receptionist, your duties will include:- * Managing all aspects of the Front of House to provide 5* service to all guests * Managing the maintenance of the office and liaising with contractors * Meeting and greeting all visitors, booking and preparing meeting rooms including refreshments and lunches * Setting up Video Conferences internally and externally * Answering the switchboard and back office overflow calls, managing all front desk queries and ad hoc request from visitors and staff * Arranging local and international couriers, booking taxis * Managing office expenses Liaising with the cleaning team * Act as Fire Warden * Assist Office Manager and admin team with overflow of work, i.e. organising travel, binding presentation books, assisting with events and special projects. Skills/Experience Required: * Must have similar work experience in a boutique investment/asset management firms * Good standard of education, degree not essential but must be bright, calm, switched on and well presented * Excellent telephone manner * Confident, positive and outgoing personality. Polished and professional appearance * Pays attention to detail * Ability to take ownership of tasks and see it through from start to finish * Proactive with a flexible approach to work and uses plenty of initiative * Ability to take ownership of tasks and see it through from start to finish * Proficiency in keyboard and computer skills, including a good working knowledge of Microsoft Word, PowerPoint, Excel and Outlook applications * Ability to work in a fast and busy environment with absolute discretion * Must have excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to communicate effectively at all levels * Possess a good team player mentality * Strong administration skills * Demonstrates reliability and shows commitment to the firm * Professional demeanour at all times * Able to remain calm under pressure * Knowledge of European languages an advantage

  • London
  • Permanent
  • Up to £30000.00 per annum + plus excellent benefits and bonus
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