Frontier Economics is an economics consultancy that tackles the big questions facing governments, businesses and society.
We help our clients to analyse and understand their markets and to formulate strategies based on sound economics. The methods and models we use are often complex, but our advice is always succinct, clear and honest .
We are currently looking for a Senior Personal Assistant to join our Practice Co-ordination Team in our Cologne office. Reporting directly to the Team Lead, the Personal Assistant is responsible for providing comprehensive support to our Cologne and Berlin senior teams and consulting staff.
Assisting with the preparation of reports and presentation materials reviewing; proof-reading (English to German and vice versa) and formatting miscellaneous reports and documents;
printing, binding and making courier arrangements;
Extensive diary and travel management, requiring interaction with both internal and external executives and assistants, as well as consultants, to coordinate a variety of complex meetings and events;
Liaising and corresponding with clients by phone and in writing, representing the company’s image and reputation;
Frequent interaction with our London based main functions, such as Finance and Facilities, and the wider Practice Co-ordination Team across our offices;
Project invoicing and preparing and submitting travel & credit card expenses, as well as organising and maintaining a filing systems of receipts for client invoicing purposes travel expenses;
General office support ranging from switchboard, reception / visitor management, couriers, mail, office supplies and facilities.
Desirable skills and experience
Solid previous secretarial experience in a professional services company;
Well organised, proactive, flexible and must enjoy the administrative challenges of supporting a diverse office environment;
Able to work independently and make decisions with little supervision, but also work as part of a large team;
Ability to think outside of the box’ and go beyond their role in support of broader business needs;
Able to adapt communication style to suit different audiences and put forward ideas in a clear and constructive manner;
Ability to work under pressure in a fast paced environment;
Native German speaker;
Excellent written and verbal communication skills in both German and English and strong MS Office skills;
Confident in sharing experience and ideas with the wider Practice Co-ordination Team
A competitive salary
An interesting, varied and challenging role in an international and diverse company with little hierarchy;
Healthy work-life balance, including social events (virtual at the moment) and flexibility on home and office working
Support , with regular feedback on your performance and progress.
Excellent benefits, such as 28 days annual leave with the option to purchase an additional 10.
If you would like to apply, you will need to submit an online application in English via our . Should you have any questions or would like any additional information please email recruitment frontier-economics.
com. We are looking forward to receiving your application!