Personal Assistant

Personal Assistant

Why is a role in our Business Support Centre the next step for you?

Worldpay’s Business Support Centre in Manchester is responsible for supporting the business’s core operations. Situated in Spinningfields, we have a team of around 400 people who are predominantly finance based working in functions such as Operational Finance, Collections and Recoveries, Transaction Monitoring, Portfolio Management, Finance Applications, Financial Accounting and other project teams.

This role is crucial in supporting the Director of Financial Services who is in charge of the Business Support Centre (BSC) to manage her diary and be recognised as a main point of contact for administrative issue resolution for the senior members of the BSC.


How will you add value on a day to day basis?

This role is fast-paced and demanding, requiring a high level of confidentiality, effective diary management a pro-active approach and diligent attention to detail of own work and that of the Director. There is also an element of rolling up your sleeves to get things done and delivered, so to be successful in this role you will need impeccable time management skills and have a flexible and committed work ethic.

You will fully manage the Director’s diary and mailbox, book and co-ordinate domestic and international travel arrangements, and co-ordinate and produce presentations. You will be responsible for preparing all documents to a high quality and to Worldpay brand guidelines, issue documents and emails on behalf of relevant members of the BSC. You will head up the coordination, planning, and execution of special events. You will also be responsible for raising and managing purchase orders as well as expense management and ad hoc tasks at the management teams request. This person will also manage 1 direct report so will support with their development, conducting 121s, appraisals and ensuring ongoing career enhancement & development.

What will make you the ideal candidate?

To be successful in this role, you will need excellent communication skills as there is a high level of stakeholder management at all levels across the business.

You will be proactive and able to prioritise diaries and tasks so that the Director of Financial Services is able to effectively manage her to-do list with manageable time slot. You will have initiative and problem solving ability, to ensure that you can engage with stakeholders on behalf of the Director and act as a direct representative of her.

Your style of working will be flexible and proactive where you can work in a highly pressurised environment and prioritise work accordingly. You will be numerically literate with excellent Excel and PowerPoint skills.

Last but not the least, you will have a sense of humour and be able to take things in your stride within a challenging and fast paced business.

How is Worldpay changing the world?

We are leaders in modern money. Each and every time you use your debit card or credit card to pay for something, whether online or face-to-face, there’s a good chance it happened because of us. On an annual basis our innovations, systems and technology enable billions of money transactions globally. Working with customers large and small, we help them to take your payments quickly, safely and reliably, allowing them to grow their businesses and making your life more convenient in the process.


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Manchester / England

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Permanent- Full-time


February 7, 2017