Spontaneous application - Personal Assistant (full-time)
Brussels, Belgium
3 uur geleden

Job description

Allen & Overy is a leading global law firm operating in over thirty countries. By turning our insight, technology and talent into ground-breaking solutions, we’ve earned a place at the forefront of our industry.

Our lawyers are leaders in their field and the same goes for our support teams. Ambitious, driven and open to fresh perspectives, we find innovative new ways to deliver our services and maintain our reputation for excellence, in all that we do.

The nature of law is changing and with that change brings unique opportunities. With our collaborative working culture, flexibility, and a commitment to your progress, we build rewarding careers.

By joining our global team, you are supported by colleagues from around the world. If you’re ready for a new challenge, it’s time to seize the opportunity.

Role purpose

We are looking for a full-time personal assistant (37.5 hours / week) for our Brussels office. As a personal assistant, you provide vital support to several lawyers, allowing them to focus on their legal work.

PA support is becoming an increasingly sophisticated, varied and demanding job, requiring an intensive use of technology and a wide range of creative, administrative, organisational and technical skills.

You will be expected to deal with a variety of tasks efficiently and independently. As the flow of a corporate deal can be capricious, agility and flexibility are key for lawyers and PAs alike.

Role and responsibilities

You are the lawyers' first port of call for a wide variety of queries and requests, and as such, your role involves a multitude of tasks :

  • Managing the lawyers’ calendars, mailboxes and contacts in a proactive manner. This includes scheduling appointments and conference calls, booking meeting rooms and restaurants, and liaising with our dedicated agent for travel and hotel reservations;
  • Managing incoming mail and telephone calls;
  • Preparing, processing and virtual filing correspondence, legal documents and reports (Word, Excel);
  • Creating high-impact presentations for meetings and seminars (PowerPoint);
  • Liaising with our marketing department for the organisation of client events and the preparation of mailings;
  • Preparing and submitting the lawyers' expense notes, processing incoming invoices and liaising with our accounting department as well as reviewing the lawyers' time entries in preparation of billing.
  • Who we are looking for

  • You have an excellent command of English, French and Dutch (both written and verbal) ;
  • You are flexible and able to build relationships with various stakeholders;
  • You are accurate and resilient;
  • You are dynamic and willing to take initiative;
  • You have very good organisational skills.
  • Reward & Benefits

    We believe our positive, team-oriented culture sets us apart. You will be embraced by a diverse, open-minded, talented, multicultural team challenging you to bring out the best version of yourself.

    The focus will be on your personal and professional development.

    In addition, we offer a highly competitive remuneration package in line with your qualifications and experience (including luncheon vouchers, an employee assistance programme (EAP), in-house self-service restaurant, free public transportation, an insurance package, extra-legal holidays, sports facilities etc.).

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