CHIEF OF STAFF / BUSINESS MANAGER
Posted - 18 May 2017
Location - LONDON / MONACO / ATHENS
Fantastic opportunity for a truly unique individual to become the vital ‘Right Hand’ of an, energetic and entrepreneurial UHNWI with businesses in a number of diverse industries including; shipping, real estate, commodity trading, private equity, venture capital, impact investment as well as the family’s charitable foundation.
This is a new role with no boundaries and the successful applicant will be involved in (and have access to) every area of the Principal’s business and personal affairs – hence applicants need to be self-starters, experienced within roles of this nature and be able to hit the ground running and define the position themselves, while being flexible to adapt as the role evolves. The successful candidate will have excellent organisational skills, incredible attention to detail and with limited facetime with the Principal, be self-motivated to work proactively and with autonomy. A strong understanding, and ideally qualifications in Finance and/or Law would be highly beneficial. There are no egos in the office and with no ‘glass ceiling’ the Principal is looking for ambitious candidates with aspirations to develop the role over time.
Hours: 9am – 7pm, Mon to Friday, plus on-call 24/7
Location: London (Mayfair) or Monaco or Athens office, with some flexibility to work from your own home on occasion
Salary: Dependent upon experience – previous salaries will be matched / improved upon
Start Date: ASAP
Languages: Impeccable English. Additional languages, particularly French are beneficial
Special notes: This is an important and challenging role requiring incredibly well-organised and highly experienced candidates.
Responsibilities include, but not limited to:
Managing all elements of the Principal’s Business and Private affairs
Gatekeeping – first point of contact for all business partners, stakeholders, family members, office / household staff, lawyers, accountants etc
Co-ordinate complex and ever-changing travel arrangements – commercial and private
Screening calls / emails etc.
Assist with organising pitches, meetings and presentations and all associated documentation
Maintain accounting spreadsheets; invoices/expenses/budgets and property management
Maintain a highly organised digital filing system for all documentation related to business and private affairs
Liaise with bookkeeper and send all receipts, expenses and invoices on a monthly basis
Research and collate data to produce reports and general market research
Drafting and editing of complex documents
Assist with all private matters incuding but not lmited to private family matters, event organisation, coordination and management and lifestyle management
Liaising with Estate Manager and household staff in properties around the world
Candidates must be / have:
Annual performance related bonus
Private medical insurance
Flexible approach to office hours, culture of accurate delivery and execution over face time
Sponsoring further education which is relevant to the role
A family business culture
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