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Administration Assistant / PA – Chiswick, London

£35,000 pa + bens

Seadrill has an exciting opportunity for a professional and versatile Administration Assistant to work with the Executive Assistant supporting the Global Senior Executives of the Company, working as part of a team providing administrative support to the global Head Office located in the vibrant Chiswick Business Park in West London.

Your responsibilities will include:

  • Arranging international, often multi-destination travel for Senior Executives

  • Extensive diary management across multiple timezones

  • Arranging internal and off-site meetings for Senior Executives, including agendas, materials and refreshments

  • Arranging, formatting, binding and distributing meeting minutes, presentations, communications and other materials on behalf of Executives

  • Completing expense claims for Executives

  • Together with the office support team, arranging offsite events, meetings and conferences, and ensuring the office has the required support on a day to day basis

This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious, self-motivated and progressive candidate who is looking for an opportunity to develop their Administration and Personal Assistant career. Line managed by an experienced EA and part of a wider team providing administrative support to the Global Corporate head office, you will be provided with opportunities to grow and develop within your role and a chance to get involved with projects and events.

The ideal candidate will be extremely well organised, able to prioritise, and will thrive in a high energy and sometimes high pressure environment. You will be approachable, able to maintain a high level of professionalism and total discretion, and will be enthusiastic and positive, and feel comfortable working with a range of people, including Senior Executives, and confident to push back when needed. Excellent Microsoft Office skills are essential, especially Excel, Outlook and Powerpoint and you will be comfortable working with a range of 3rd party ISIT systems. You will also be able to act on your own initiative, identifying and suggesting improvements and efficiencies.

Please note the selection process includes online testing (verbal, numerical and a personality questionnaire), as well as an exercise as part of the interview.

In return, Seadrill offers an exciting, fast paced and vibrant office environment, with excellent onsite benefits including lunch twice per week. Chiswick Business Park is located in West London, with the offices based around an ‘inner garden’ including  lake, waterfall and events space, along with onsite restaurants, gym, convenience stores and street food vendors operated by Enjoy Work, who also provide a range of clubs, events and sports activities.

Seadrill is a leading offshore deepwater drilling company operating around the world and aiming to be our customers' most important partner in making oil and gas available in a safe and cost-effective manner. The company operates a versatile fleet of drillships, jack-up rigs, semi-submersible rigs and tender rigs for operations in shallow to ultra-deepwater areas in harsh environment and benign environments.