Executive Assistant

Maidenhead, United Kingdom
Project/Process/Performance Management
Last application date


This exciting role provides opportunity as a partner to the Senior Vice President, get involve and co-run projects and spar with senior leadership team of the function. You would also responsible in ensuring timely flow of information to and from the executive office.

The ideal candidate is someone who has great attention to details with the ability to zoom and zoom out, having a strategic mindset and the ability to connect the dots. As partner to the VP, the candidate should have ability to handle information with discretion, tact and professionalism

Furthermore, you would have a proven ability to successfully manage projects with competing priorities and deadlines. You need to be comfortable in navigating and managing through various layers and seniority of stakeholders.

This role provides a fantastic learning opportunity and insights into senior stakeholders’ thoughts and decision-making process, whilst gaining exposure and understanding of business priorities and honing coordination and leadership skills in a collaborative environment.

We offer

At Maersk, we strive to enable you to become your best version of yourself by helping you realize your potential in an entrepreneurial and inclusive work environment. We empower your ambitions through excellent learning opportunities and exposure as well as through competitive pay and benefits package.

We value the diversity of our talent and will always strive to recruit the best person for the job – we value diversity in all its forms, including but not limited to gender, age, nationality, race, sexual orientation, disability or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high performing teams.

You will be working and communicating across geographical and cultural borders that will enable you to build a strong professional network and be part of a highly respected team of specialists based across the Asia Pacific region and globally

Key responsibilities

• Planning and coordinating the manager’s calendar. Further, to be able to maintain a daily changing calendar with discretion and handle urgent enquiries in the best possible way as well as following up appropriately with daily interactions
• Own Communication from VP office (internal / external)
• Co-lead leadership meetings - work closely and effectively with the team on various projects and tasks to understand goals and the direction
• Continuous improvement on effectiveness of business engagement (meetings objectives, deliverables, follow up etc.)
• Being e a great team ambassador and ensuring a trust-worthy relationship with the manager and the rest of the team, HR and other key stakeholders in the organization
• Own/Co-Own projects

We are looking for

• Results oriented, highly organized with attention to details
• Ability to adhere to agreed deadlines.
• Possess a high energy level and thrive in a fast-paced environment
• Well-developed stakeholder management and influencing skills, with the ability to drive initiatives through cross functional teams
• Proactive, able to work autonomously and as part of a team
• Service mind-set to improve service quality continuously.
• Acquired business knowledge in order to improve quality of business-related issues handling.
• Around 5+ years’ experience in serving senior executives in sizable multinational companies
• Excellent communication skill with high proficiency in written and spoken English
As a performance-oriented company, we strive to always recruit the best person for the job – regardless of gender, age, nationality, sexual orientation or religious beliefs. We are proud of our diversity and see it as a genuine source of strength for building high-performing teams.

Additional info

Ref. MA-308967
For more information please contact:
recruitment partner, farhana mohammed on farhana.mohammed@maersk.com
A.P. Moller - Maersk is an integrated container logistics company working to connect and simplify its customer's supply chains. As the global leader in shipping services, the company operates in 130 countries and employs roughly 70,000 people. With simple end-to-end offering of products and digital services, seamless customer engagement and a superior end-to-end delivery network, Maersk enables its customers to trade and grow by transporting goods anywhere - all over the world. For more information: https://www.maersk.com All the way.