Personal Assistant

Phoenix Group

Flexible working is a core part of our employee offering and it's advertised as standard on all our job adverts, including being open to part-time (e.g. 4 day week @ 80% salary)

Only considering candidates eligible to work in London, UK ⚠️

Job Type: 6 months Fixed Term Contract

Location: This role is based in our 20 Old Bailey, London office with a minimum of 2 days spent working in the office and the other days working at home.

Flexible working: All of our roles are open to part-time, job-share and other types of flexibility. We will discuss what is important to you and balancing this with business requirements during the recruitment process.

Salary and benefits:  Up to £40,000 depending on experience plus 16% bonus up to 32%, private medical cover, 38 days annual leave, excellent pension, 12x salary life assurance, career breaks, income protection, 3x volunteering days and much more

We have an incredible opportunity to join us here at Phoenix Group as a Personal Assistant to join our Commercial team.

Who are we?

We want to be the best place that any of our 7,800 colleagues have ever worked.

We’re the UK’s largest long-term savings and retirement business. We offer a range of products across our market-leading brands, Standard Life, SunLife, Phoenix Life and ReAssure. Around 1 in 5 people in the UK has a pension with us. We’re a FTSE 100 organisation that is tackling key issues such as transitioning our portfolio to net zero by 2050, and we’re not done yet.

The role

This is a six month fixed term contract covering maternity.  The role supports five members of the  Leadership Team within the Commercial area of our Retirement Solutions division.

Day to day this is a hands on position with responsibilities that include, but are not limited to:

  • Proactive diary management
  • Responsibility for booking travel
  • Organising internal and external meetings and events
  • Recruitment /Onboarding
  • Expenses/Other administrative tasks

What are we looking for?

A PA who has solid experience in providing support to multiple senior leaders, who has the ability to prioritise effectively and multi-task as appropriate. Our PAs need to provide the best possible service as you will be helping the senior leaders achieve their business aims, make the best use of their time and reduce their administrative tasks.

In addition, you will need to have great attention to detail, act as a first point of contact, be a confident communicator with internal and external clients, be an effective gatekeeper to safeguard their time and to take on the responsibility for reminding your senior leaders of important tasks and deadlines.

We want to hire the whole version of you.

We are committed to ensuring that everyone feels accepted and welcome applicants from all backgrounds. If your experience looks different from what we’ve advertised and you believe that you can bring value to the role, we’d love to hear from you.

 If you require any adjustments to the recruitment process, please let us know so we can help you to be at your best.

Find out more about #LifeAtPhoenix



The UK's largest long-term savings and retirement business.

Working Week

Flexible working is a core part of our employee offering and it's advertised as standard on all our job adverts, including being open to part-time (e.g. 4 day week @ 80% salary)

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  • Wed
  • Thu
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Our Vacation Policy

We offer 38 days annual leave including bank holidays, with the option to buy 5 additional days.

  • 38 days PTO
  • 52 unpaid Fridays
  • 90 days off per year

Remote Working Policy

We offer hybrid work with options to work from various UK offices.

Company Benefits

  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) company contribution
  • Transparent Salaries
  • Flexible working hours
  • Generous parental leave
  • Dentalcare
  • Equipment allowance
  • Life & Disability Insurance
  • Professional Development Budget
  • Mental Health Support

Our Team

We're a team of 7.9k across 19 departments:

  • business development
  • finance
  • consulting
  • operations
  • human resources
  • information technology
  • engineering
  • media and commmunication
  • accounting
  • data science
  • support
  • +8 more teams

Desirable Skills and Experience

  • Diary management
  • Booking travel
  • Organising meetings
  • Recruitment
  • Onboarding
  • Administrative tasks
  • Attention to detail
  • Communication
  • Effective gatekeeping
  • Prioritization
  • Multi-tasking

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