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EY Executive Assistant, Port Jackson Partners in Sydney, Australia

Executive Assistant, Port Jackson Partners

Core Business Services

Requisition # SYD0045K

Post Date Sep 13, 2020

There is no business-as-usual here! This is a truly unique opportunity for an exceptional Executive Assistant to join EY Port Jackson Partners at the beginning of our journey as we build a Tier 1 strategic advisory practice with EY in Oceania.

The Covid-19 pandemic has changed some aspects of our way of working, but our strong culture of flexible and remote working has helped EY Port Jackson Partners navigate this change and remain connected with each other and our clients.

The opportunity

Working closely with the Managing Partner and Head of People & Culture for EY Port Jackson Partners, you will play a key role in business admin and executive support. For an Executive Assistant with experience working in smaller organisations, this role offers the advantages of a small firm alongside a large firm - the history and reputation of a leading boutique strategy practice, now with access to exciting opportunities as part of the global EY network.

Your key responsibilities:

  • Provide a high level of executive assistanceto the Managing Partner and Head of People & Culture

  • Intense diary management, prioritisingactivities and responding to rapidly changing needs

  • Email correspondence and document formatting

  • Manage emails, schedule, diary and preparationof meetings

  • Build relationships with key stakeholders(within EY PJP and externally)

  • Assist with planning and organising eventswhen required

  • Activelyengage with a work culture and fantastic group of people who foster andencourage intelligence, curiosity, hard work, good humour, respect, collegialsupport, fun and enthusiasm

Skillsand attributes for success

  • 5years of experience in a similar EA role, ideally having supported asenior leader in a firm; experience of and appreciation for the challengesof a smaller organisation

  • Outstandingprofessional maturity, particularly with regard to confidentiality andintegrity in managing sensitive information and communication

  • Highlyproficient across all MS Office based applications

  • Flexiblestyle, with the confidence to work independently and also in a highlycollaborative way, as required

  • Aclear communication style, with outstanding written and verbalcommunication

  • Highlyorganised and resourceful

  • Adaptableand able to adjust to changing priorities and requirements

  • Self-driven,able to use your initiative to find information that may not be readilyavailable

  • Attentionto detail is key, as high-quality analysis and focus on details is thefoundation of our work - for our clients and for our practice

What workingat EY Port Jackson Partners offers

We offer a competitive remuneration package where you will be rewarded for your performance. We are also pleased to offerflexible working and leave arrangements and a range of tools and benefits to support your health and wellbeing, in addition to outstanding learning and development opportunities.

About EY Port JacksonPartners

EY Port Jackson Partners formed in June 2020 when Port Jackson Partners, a leading Australian boutique strategy consulting firm, joined EY as part of its vision to build a global Tier 1 Strategy practice. Our focus for over 30 years has been on serving Boards, CEOs and senior executives across the public and private sectors with advice to solve their most complex issues. Our practice now includes around 70 people working across Sydney, Melbourne and Brisbane.

This role is based in Sydney and offers flexibility for part-time or full-time hours.

Apply now.

The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by EY or by their external third party provider

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The preferred applicant will be subject to employment screening by Ernst & Young or by their external third-party provider.