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Newton, Senior Personal Assistant

London, United Kingdom
Asset Management

Job Description

Job Purpose:


Providing primary support to the COO (and team), CTO (and team), Dealing, Investment Services and to the Administration team where necessary.


Company Overview:


Newton Investment Management Limited is an active investment management firm, using thematic ideas about the long-term investment landscape to create and manage strategies that help secure clients’ futures. Newton thinks on a global basis, with its single London-based investment team working collaboratively across asset classes and regions. The firm builds bold solutions, designed to meet the real-world challenges clients face, and the team manage them responsibly in the broadest sense – through embedding environmental, social and governance considerations, and engaging on issues that affect their clients. Those clients are based around the world, and include pension funds, corporations and charities and, via Newton’s parent company BNY Mellon, individuals.


With offices in London and New York, Newton has £49.8bn assets under management  (as at 31 March 2018), including assets managed by Newton Investment Management Limited as dual officers of Newton Investment Management (North America) Limited and The Bank of New York Mellon. News and other information about Newton is available at and via Twitter: @NewtonIM.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Providing full administrative support to the COO (and team), CTO (and team),  Dealing & Investment Services
  • Proactive diary management
  • Arranging travel through the Company provider for both domestic and international travel, ensuring all transportation and hotel bookings are successfully made and that all passport / visa requirements are satisfied in advance
  • Recording, approving and reconciling expenses appropriately in-line with company policies and procedures.
  • Typing letters, reports, memos and occasionally attending meetings to minute take.
  • Telephone Management: Answer calls, take messages from contacts, clients and consultants, filter/prioritise all calls and assist the caller where possible
  • Collating management information/reports
  • Manage holiday, sickness forms for the teams you support.
  • Meeting and greeting guests at reception, as required.
  • Provide administrative support to other teams to cover holiday/sickness
  • Occasional updating of PowerPoint presentation material
  • Booking meeting rooms, restaurants, couriers and taxis
  • General assistance for the team as required
  • Any other duty as required by the line manager commensurate with the role.





Job Specific Competencies:

  • Flexible approach is essential, team player and proactive to team needs.
  • Good communication skills and good telephone manner.
  • Excellent organisational skills and accurate record keeping skills essential. Self-starter, proactive & polished.
  • Investment industry experience is a distinct advantage.
  • Capable of dealing directly with clients and services providers.

Technical Skills, Knowledge, Systems Knowledge (and associated skill level)

  • Proven secretarial/PA experience.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office.




BNY Mellon is an Equal Employment Opportunity Employer.

Primary Location: United Kingdom-Greater London-London
Job: Asset Management
Internal Jobcode: 76002
Organization: Newton-HR06148
Requisition Number: 1818139