Personal Assistant – Law firm

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Job Status: Closed
No of Vacancies: 1
Date Posted: November 5, 2019
Expiry Date: November 16, 2019
Job Type: Full Time
Job Level: Mid level
Years of Experience: 4
Salary Info
Salary Type: Negotiable
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Our client a reputable law firm is looking to hire a Personal Assistant for one of their Partners.

JOB PURPOSE:

The ideal candidate should be a capable individual with experience in supporting senior professionals who are efficient in prioritizing their work and providing a high-quality support function as well as a seamless service ensuring that they are always one-step ahead and are able to use their initiative to combat and avoid issues before they arise.

MAIN TASKS AND RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Provide an exceptional level of secretarial support to the lawyers within the team.
  • Undertake extensive client contact and act as a gatekeeper to both internal and external clients, taking full responsibility for any issues, assessing the clients’ needs and directing action from the allocated Partner where necessary
  • Undertake full management of the allocated Partner’s day including comprehensive prioritization, identification of potential issues, providing solutions and maintaining full control of the allocated Partner's diary and email
  • Organize all travel arrangements – whether local or international travel (including itineraries and accommodation)
  • Undertake billing/WIP management for the team, assisting in the production of bills and liaising with assigned lawyers and the credit control team.
  • Provide general administration services to the team

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS;

  • Diploma in Secretarial is essential
  • Previous PA experience is a must, legal secretarial experience will be an added advantage
  • 3-5 years of relevant experience as a Personal assistant.
  • Accuracy and speed in audio/copy typing (at least 60 words per minute) and marking up and formatting documents required
  • Exceptional organizational skills with ability to prioritize a busy and varied workload

 

 

All applications should be done on or before close of business 16TH November 2019 on link below:

https://reedsafricaconsult.com/upload-cv/

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted