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Executive Assistant - maternity cover

Job Description

Job Description

Executive Assistant to Senior Vice President - Delivery Strategy Office - Maternity Cover

Provide secretarial and administrative support to a global executive. The role will operate from our London office with a hybrid working pattern.

Duties to include:

  • Calendaring - Create, accept/decline, monitor and manage all aspects of exec calendar entries efficiently.

  • Outlook - Create, send, and respond to high-level internal and external email correspondence in impacting and effective fashion.

  • Excel Macros MS Excel

  • Meeting management - promptly prioritise and coordinate meeting requests in line with business objectives /demands both internal and external; proactively highlighting urgent issues/tasks.

  • Events management - arrange offsite meeting reservations or other stakeholder activities (internal and external), including negotiation of costs and management of logistics and venues.

  • Responsible for all travel arrangements, including changes, cancellations, upgrades, visa requirements and travel memberships etc.

  • Expenses - Process, submit, monitor, and troubleshoot executive expense reporting

  • External clients- support EVP client activities around globe. Liaise with both client and prospect C-level contacts and support staff to secure meetings and coordinate same.

  • Confidential secretary duties (including handling sensitive information and deal proposal information etc.)

  • Operational assistance as required.

Employer Description

Cognizant (Nasdaq-100: CTSH) is one of the world's leading professional services companies, transforming clients' business, operating and technology models for the digital era. Our unique industry-based, consultative approach helps clients envision, build and run more innovative and efficient businesses. Headquartered in the U.S., Cognizant is ranked 185 on the Fortune 500 and is consistently listed among the most admired companies in the world. Learn how Cognizant helps clients lead with digital at or follow us @Cognizant.