The Prince's Accounting for Sustainability Project is a charity which works to transform finance to deliver a sustainable future.
A4S was established by HRH The Prince of Wales in 2004 "to help ensure that we are not battling to meet 21st century challenges with, at best, 20th century decision-making and reporting systems". They work across the finance community to inspire action by finance leaders to drive a fundamental shift towards resilient business models and a sustainable economy.
Working within a small, dynamic and innovative team, the successful candidate will provide full EA support to the Executive Chairman, as well as being Office Manager, ensuring the smooth running of the office systems.
Duties will include:
Diary planning and coordination, liaising with a wide range of senior representatives globally. Arranging internal and external meetings, ensuring agendas, briefs, papers and refreshments are prepared. Inbox and correspondence management. Completing expense forms and ensuring they are filed on a timely basis. Maintaining the contact database. Planning and coordinating all overseas travel. Assisting in the organization of high-profile events. Ensuring that office facilities and infrastructure are fit for purpose and that any problems are swiftly identified and resolved.
The successful applicant will have previous relevant senior PA, administrative or similar experience, ideally at executive level, with responsibilities of diary management and planning and coordinating overseas travel.
Excellent communication skills and significant experience of liaison with a wide range of people at all levels are essential. Candidates must also demonstrate a high level of attention to detail and be able to prioritize their own workload, especially when working to tight deadlines.
A background knowledge of, or an interest in, sustainability and business would be an advantage.