PA: Investment Division

The Wellcome Trust - Health and Medical

About the job

We are looking for an enthusiastic and proactive PA to join the Investments team. 

In this role, you will be supporting a team of 17 including 4 team heads, 5 managers and 8 analysts playing a vital role in providing full administrative assistance. 

The Investments team manages the Trust's £20.0 billion investment portfolio which is the sole provider of the income for the organization.

Additional info

You will:

  • Support the Team Heads in order to allow them to focus on day-to-day business
  • Manage complex diaries over multiple time zones
  • Priorities the Team Heads’ diary in order to maximize their time
  • Make any necessary travel arrangements including arranging visas, currency and travel itineraries
  • Respond and register team heads to Annual General Meeting and conference invites
  • Take responsibility for Investment Decision Meeting agendas and papers

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Experience & Skills

About you

To succeed as PA, Investments Division, you will need experience of:

  • Supporting a team of 5 people or more
  • Extensive travel coordination over multiple time zones
  • Ability to manage competing / conflicting priorities

You will also need to have:

  • Excellent organisation skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels
  • Ability to balance the needs of multiple stakeholders
  • Good influencing and negotiation skills
  • Decision making and judgement

About us

We’re a global charitable foundation, both politically and financially independent. We support scientists and researchers, take on big problems, fuel imaginations, and spark debate.

Wellcome isn't just a supporter of great ideas; it's a great place to work. We offer excellent benefits and help our employees to develop in an open, respectful culture where differences are valued.

Next steps

If you are talented and passionate about our work and want to use your skills, knowledge and experience to improve health for everyone, then we’d like to hear from you. You can apply using the link below.

Interview date: week commencing 4 September 2017

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