Vacancy posted: Wednesday, 11 January 2017

Location: Edinburgh

Closing date: 18 January 2017
Job ref. no.: 9191

Job description:

Core-Asset Consulting's client, an Investment Manager in Edinburgh, has an opportunity for an Executive Assistant to join its business on a permanent basis. The role is Edinburgh based but there will be some international travel.

You will provide high level support to the Global Chief Operating Officer in his role leading a team of COO's and Global Heads. The successful candidate will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and possess a professional and discreet nature.


  • Excellent communication skills and ability to work with multiple local entities around the world
  • Excellent numerical skills
  • Project management skills and self-organisation
  • Ability to challenge
  • Ability to take personal responsibility for what you produce
  • Self-motivated and able to work to a high standard without close supervision
  • Articulate and comfortable presenting in senior forums


  • Experience of Financial Services
  • Accounting qualification
  • Programme Management experience

Core responsibilities:

  • Take minutes, organise agendas and papers etc.
  • Produce Management Information
  • Production of KPI's for global meetings
  • Collation of Digital metrics, budget numbers etc
  • Working with Finance Team to ensure global budgets are properly reflected
  • Other metrics or financial work as directed by the Global COO
  • Content owner for COO Intranet Site, member of editorial board
  • Support for Global Programme Management Office
  • Providing project metrics to COO Management Team
  • Ad hoc project assignments for Global COO
  • Responsible for any compliance with the regulatory and legislative regime as it impacts your role and for ensuring that risks are identified, reported and managed accordingly


  • Competitive salary
  • Discretionary bonus
  • Generous pension scheme

Job reference: 9191

To apply for this vacancy applicants must be eligible to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006.

Core-Asset Consulting offers specialist recruitment services to asset management, accounting & finance, asset servicing, legal and the wider financial services sector in Scotland.

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Contact Name Meghan Davies
Telephone 0131 718 4600

About Core-Asset Consulting

Core-Asset Consulting is an independent recruitment company specialising in the Investment Banking and Financial Services markets throughout Scotland. Established in 2005, we have expanded considerably, whilst maintaining our reputation as a boutique recruiter.

Our recruitment approach is based on service not sales, and quality in everything we do is our primary focus. Our philosophy is to create long-term results based on understanding the needs of our clients and candidates. We are passionate in our commitment to deliver a premium level recruitment service, and work in close partnership with clients and candidate alike to tailor the most effective recruitment strategies. As a result, many companies now consider us their number one Scottish based recruitment partner.

Dedicated to helping our people achieve their potential, we promote a culture of teamwork, personal responsibility and initiative.

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