Executive Assistant to the CEO

Job Description

Executive Assistant to the CEO

The Executive Assistant is a varied role that provides high level support to the CEO. You will be an essential part of the team; this diverse role will provide you with a fantastic opportunity to demonstrate your organisational and collaboration skills, providing exceptional service and support at the highest level.

Aon is in the business of better decisions

At Aon, we shape decisions for the better to protect and enrich the lives of people around the world.

As an organization, we are united through trust as one inclusive, diverse team, and we are passionate about helping our colleagues and clients succeed.

What the day will look like

Your primary responsibility will be providing seamless, executive-level support to the CEO. You will be responsible for the coordination of a confidential calendar, inbox and travel management. You must ensure that all correspondence and requests effectively utilise the CEO's time by showing initiative to proactively and proficiently schedule meetings and events and assist as required on high-level projects and varied administrative tasks.

How this opportunity is different

This is a pivotal role that demands exceptional time management and organisational skills, an eye for detail and respect of confidentiality, a proactive and flexible attitude and ability to work autonomously in a stakeholder-dynamic environment. Additionally, your ability to quickly build strong professional relationships are crucial in your day-to-day interactions across the business.

Skills and experience that will lead to success

Ability to maintain a high level of confidentiality
Proven ability to resolve complex and strategic challenges as they arise
Previous administration experience in an Assistant or similar role supporting at the Executive level
Diary and email management
Travel arrangement
Responsive and ability to move quickly in fast paced environment
Technologically savvy – experience in using full Microsoft suite (including One Note and One Drive), video conferencing, etc.
Experience in taking minutes and supporting governance frameworks
Flexible working environment with commitment to support leader from the office as required
Experience in supporting someone in a market facing role – i.e. external stakeholder engagement

How we support our colleagues

In addition to our comprehensive benefits package, we encourage a diverse workforce. Plus, our agile, inclusive environment allows you to manage your wellbeing and work/life balance, ensuring you can be your best self at Aon. Furthermore, all colleagues enjoy two “Global Wellbeing Days” each year, encouraging you to take time to focus on yourself. We offer a variety of working style solutions, but we also recognise that flexibility goes beyond just the place of work... and we are all for it. We call this Smart Working!

Our continuous learning culture inspires and equips you to learn, share and grow, helping you achieve your fullest potential. As a result, at Aon, you are more connected, more relevant, and more valued.

We provide individuals with disabilities reasonable accommodations to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment in accordance with applicable law. Please contact us to request an accommodation on ReasonableAdjustments@Aon.com

Aon values an innovative, diverse workplace where all colleagues feel empowered to be their authentic selves. Aon is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace.

Sydney, NSW, AU