London
Marketing
Full - Time
29-Apr-2021

The world leader in beauty, L’Oréal is present in 130 countries on five continents. Our 32 international brands have allowed us to devote ourselves solely to one business: beauty, with a mission to provide the best in cosmetics innovation to all women and men around the world. We want to bring beauty to all people. Our ambition by 2020 is to win over another one billion consumers around the world by creating the cosmetic products that meet the infinite diversity of their beauty needs and desires through continued digital innovation. L’Oréal encourages diversity and sustainable, ethical sourcing for all our products and we have reduced our emissions by approx. 50% since 2005.  Our brands are leaders in beauty, and we are looking for you to lead the change you want to see in L’Oréal.


Consumer Products Division

Business Assistant to General Manager CPD

Fixed Term Contract: Maternity Cover


The Consumer Products Division’s mission is universal: to offer the best in cosmetics innovation to the greatest number of people on every continent. Its brands are available in all mass-market channels (hypermarkets, supermarkets, pharmacy’s and retail stores). The division is the spearhead of the group’s quest to win over a further billion consumers. The Consumer Products Division includes popular brand such as L’Oréal Paris, NYX, Mixa, Garnier, Maybelline & Essie.


To provide full and professional PA/secretarial, organisational, administrative and office management support to the General Manager, organising and prioritising effectively to ensure their workload is managed competently, in accordance with changing priorities and deadlines.


Provide secretarial and administration tasks for the General Manager including extensive diary management, minute taking, collating & circulating agendas and announcements, resolving queries and preparing presentations as required.
Arrange internal, national and international meetings, make room bookings, order catering, arrange technical support, take minutes  and arrange relevant travel and accommodation.
Organise conferences, Zone visits, Away Days, Christmas parties, team night outs and other Divisional meetings as required, within timeframes and budgets.
Co-ordinate ad hoc projects as directed by the General Manager.
Provide support to Management Committee members of the division in terms of their liaison with the General Manager.  Provide cover when their PA’s are absent.
Work closely with the PA to Managing Director and other PAs in the division
Arrange inductions, schedule interviews and organise mid and end of year reviews.
Co-ordinate expenditure including collating expenses and raising Purchase Orders. 
Set up and maintain systems, files, records and procedures to provide efficient administrative processes. 
Liaise with internal and external clients in a professional manner at all times, acting as a representative of the brands and the General Manager.

Organised: You love a list and have strong planning and organisation skills – with the ability to re-prioritise as required.

Measured: We want to track the success of our campaigns and initiatives so projects must be able to show ROI.

Accurate: You have the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy and meet deadlines.

Entrepreneurial. Every day, you spot opportunities to drive growth for our brand and our customers, making sure the good name of our brand is always protected.

Super creative: Whether it be in overcoming challenges or creating artwork for your channel, creativity is our back bone, and we love new ideas.

Proactive and Open: L’Oreal is for the pioneers, which means embracing new ideas, challenges and change with positivity and a hands on approach.

Teams are the new heroes: There is no better feeling than being part of a successful and dynamic team, so even if you are Superman or Wonder Woman, you recognise that teams are the real heroes.

Only Human: we all make mistakes, but you are not afraid of failure. You learn and show how the experience has helped the business learn for the future and benefitted all.

Ambitious: You crave success and L’Oréal is the ultimate place to achieve your dreams. We will support you all the way and make sure you have the support and development in place to help you succeed.

You. You are real. And you’re true to yourself. We cherish and celebrate diversity so you will feel right at home whoever you are.


Educated to A-level or equivalent qualification

Applicable PA experience


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