PA to MD of Corporate Banking - International Bank based in the City - City, London, United Kingdom, EC1A2



  • To provide middle office support to Relationship Directors (RDs), assist with transaction management as well as act as a client liaison for queries related to payments, transactions, balances, statements and other requests and general administration and servicing of client accounts
  • To participate in projects and communication activities to raise the profile and professionalism of Corporate & Institutional Banking
  • To provide a proactive, comprehensive, highly professional and completely confidential administrative/secretarial 1:1 support to the Head of CIB

Middle Office Support Assistant

  • Manage overdraft/excess situations in consultation with RDs
  • Act as client liaison for payments, deposits, statements, cheque books, balance requests and FX transactions
  • Manage annual tax certificate process and waiver administration
  • Act as client liaison for guarantee/LCs and co-ordinate standard guarantee/LCs issuance documentation
  • Complete the LG/LC issuance authorisation forms
  • Deal with the Trade referral forms submitted by RDs
  • Report to Head of CIB on cost and income performance
  • Assist in following up with the Legal department on the signing of documentation
  • On receiving credit approval, assist the RD to close the deal; liaise with Credit Admin, Compliance, Legal & Ops
  • Assist in preparing marketing material and presentations

Administrative Support for Head of CIB

  • Provide a wide ranging general 1:1 support service to the Head of CIB acting with initiative, good interpersonal skills and a high degree of organisational efficiency
  • Proactively manage and maintain calendar meetings
  • Co-ordinate and manage internal and external meetings and events, and all related logistics
  • Meet and greet visitors and deliver them to the appropriate person
  • Prepare documentation for the CIB management meetings; record and transcribe minutes of meetings
  • Manage travel arrangements and produce travel itineraries
  • Manage business expenses and invoices
  • Manage incoming/outgoing post and arrange couriers
  • Draft and issue standard letters and various other correspondence
  • Manage ad-hoc reports and special projects
  • Organise and maintain electronic and paper based filing systems
  • Order and maintain supplies and arrange for equipment maintenance
  • Undertake additional duties as reasonably required
  • Provide secretarial/admin cover for PAs during absence


  • Strong academic qualification plus relevant administrative experience
  • Relevant industry experience and/or training
  • Advanced knowledge of the Microsoft Office suite including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook & SharePoint
  • French or Arabic languages would be an advantage but not essential