Personal Assistant
Ernst & Young AG
Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
11d ago

Duties and Responsibilities :

  • Effective management of the diaries
  • Prepare and / or type reports, presentations and other correspondence, as requested, ensuring that all correspondence is dealt with in a professional manner;
  • Answer and screen telephone calls in a professional manner and attend to queries timely;
  • Book conference, training and other meetings rooms as required for both internal and external meetings;
  • Arrange and confirm all catering & stationery requirements for meetings for the people team;
  • Book & confirm all travel arrangements, ensuring that visas and all other travel requirements are met and assist the people team when needed;
  • Work effectively with other Executive assistants, Personal Assistants and or Secretaries across EY.
  • Understand the people services environment and keep updated on the changes and challenges facing the profession.
  • Job Specifications (Skills and Knowledge Required) :

  • Strong organisational and interpersonal skills;
  • Event management experience
  • Strong project management skills
  • Good written and spoken English language skills
  • Advanced knowledge of Word, PowerPoint and Excel
  • Efficient administration and co-ordination capabilities;
  • Ability to prioritise and use own initiative;
  • Able to multi-task effectively and pay attention to detail;
  • Ability to work overtime if necessary;
  • Proactive
  • Ability to maintain confidence, be discrete and exercise good judgment;
  • Ability to serve a work load with conflicting demands and work under pressure;
  • Reliable and ability to take ownership for work done.
  • Be able to demonstrate a professional approach at all times
  • Responsibilities, Qualifications, Certifications


  • A tertiary qualification would be an advantage
  • 5+ years relevant experience
  • It would be desirable if you have worked in a professional services / financial services environment.
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