Executive Assistant - 9 month secondment/fixed term contract

Job Description

An exciting opportunity exists to provide support to the Vice President & General Manager, Consumer Card Services Australia & New Zealand for a 9 month contract.

Consumer Card Services is the division of American Express which focuses in delivering outstanding products and services for consumers. The team is focused on attracting new customers, engaging them through our loyalty programmes and benefits, and delivering on our promise of providing the world’s best customer experience everyday.

This is a fast-paced role where adapting to changing priorities and being able to work under pressure is key. To be successful in this role you will have previous experience supporting senior executives, strong organisational skills, attention to detail and an ability to work independently and confidently to a high standard.

Duties will include:

  • Comprehensive diary management

  • Manage international and domestic travel arrangements including air, hotel, transfers, and agendas

  • Coordinate logistics for all internal and external meetings, direct reports and leadership meetings

  • Ensure timely preparation of leader expense reports in accordance with the T&E policy including the reviewing of direct report expense submissions

  • Preparing local agenda’s for international senior leadership visits across A/NZ region

  • Ad hoc administrative / project work as requested by leader


Minimum Qualifications

Required skills include:

  • Previous experience supporting or working with senior executives

  • Excellent organisation skills with a strong focus on attention to detail

  • Ability to multi-task, prioritise, and complete work in a timely fashion against firm deadlines.

  • Strong attention to detail with emphasis on accuracy, quality, timeliness and follow through

  • Excellent relationship skills, with ability to work with employees of all levels of leadership

  • Demonstrated ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality and handle highly sensitive information

Offer of employment with American Express is conditioned upon the successful completion of a background verification check, subject to applicable laws and regulations.

Why American Express?

There’s a difference between having a job and making a difference.

American Express has been making a difference in people’s lives for over 160 years, backing them in moments big and small, granting access, tools, and resources to take on their biggest challenges and reap the greatest rewards.

We’ve also made a difference in the lives of our people, providing a culture of learning and collaboration, and helping them with what they need to succeed and thrive. We have their backs as they grow their skills, conquer new challenges, or even take time to spend with their family or community. And when they’re ready to take on a new career path, we’re right there with them, giving them the guidance and momentum into the best future they envision.

Because we believe that the best way to back our customers is to back our people.

The powerful backing of American Express.
Don’t make a difference without it.
Don’t live life without it.


ReqID: 20008287
Schedule (Full-Time/Part-Time): Full-time
Date Posted: Nov 19, 2020, 11:48:00 PM