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Senior Executive Assistant - Galway

Hays Specialist Recruitment

Posted on Sep 15, 2021 by Hays Specialist Recruitment

Galway, Ireland
Admin & Secretarial
Immediate Start
Annual Salary
Contract/Project


Senior Executive Assistant - Galway

Your new company

With 150 years+ experience, this company are leading innovator's and a recognized leader in protection planning and retirement and savings solutions around the world. They have established a strong presence in more than 40 markets globally through organic growth, acquisitions, joint ventures and other partnerships. They are a strengthening our global brand by extending core products and competencies to markets around the world - an important driver of growth for the enterprise. This team is based in the lovely west of Ireland in County Galway.

Your new role

Your job will be to provide personal, administrative, organisational and secretarial support, to the SVP and 3 VP's in a timely, professional and efficient manner and within a demanding and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will possess proven level PA/secretarial experience with experience of working in a pressured environment to tight deadlines.

What you'll need to succeed

The successful candidate will have:



  • A strong personality who can deal with demanding and changing requests

  • Excellent and proven organisational skills

  • Excellent and proven written and oral communication skills

  • Proven ability to manage, organize, prioritize

  • Proven ability to use tact, diplomacy and discretion when required

  • Proven ability to work on own initiative and deal with demanding and changing requests

  • Advanced proficiency in Microsoft Office Skills: Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint

  • Shorthand/Speedwriting capabilities

  • Adaptability - accepting and incorporates change in daily routine, able to shift priorities to accommodate changing demands

  • Team Player attributes

  • A proactive and approachable attitude at work

  • A discreet and professional manner always, respecting confidentiality

  • An ability to remain calm under pressure


What you'll get in return

Should you be successful you will get a 12-month contract with a view to extend. You can work remotely or hybrid; if you live in Galway you are welcome to avail of the hybrid structure or if you are based outside of Galway (ROI only) you can also avail of this structure if you wish to visit the team in person once a month.

What you need to do now
If you're interested in this role, click 'apply now' to forward an up-to-date copy of your CV, or call us now.


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