Legal Group PA - Somerset West
? Provide a highly professional effective and proactive PA support to a number of Fee Earners.
? Support the team leader in the management and development of the Practice Group / Service Line business strategy and support the wider business aims and strategy of the firm.
? Support the Group Managers in the development and effectiveness of PA and admin working practices and efficiencies throughout the firm.
? Prioritise and manage the team's PA and admin resource and workload, providing assistance for team members during sickness / holidays as required.
? Develop and maintain exemplary positive internal and external client and PA relationships.
? Develop strong working relationships with staff and key clients in our international offices ensuring open and proactive communications at all times.
? Proactively take responsibility for all travel arrangements, conference bookings and meeting room bookings for externally sponsored events and advise lawyers in advance.
? Anticipate and avoid potential diary clashes, provide conference dial in or VC details for all organised meetings in advance.
? Develop strong working relationships with our key clients. Anticipate, mitigate and resolve potential client relationship issues or concerns; embed necessary change, learn and pass on new learning to the team and colleagues.
? Role model a 'can-do’, positive work ethic; being decisive, responsible, and taking ownership of issues that arise.
? Role model flexibility and openness to change, and drive change through the team.
? Essential to have excellent written and verbal communication skills.
? Essential to be organised and be able to prioritise work.
? Essential to have had some experience in managing, organising and delegating to people resources.
? Essential to work with confidentiality, discretion and diplomacy.
? Ability to work under pressure with little supervision.
? Ability to pay close attention to detail (in particular in managing complex billing arrangements).
? Excellent IT skills (Microsoft word, Excel, Outlook, Power Point).
? Essential to have excellent time and performance management.
? Ability to remain calm and friendly even in a crisis.