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Executive Assistant, Chief Technology Organisation

Singapore, , Singapore

Job Description:

About Bank of America

Our purpose as a firm is to make financial lives better, through the power of every connection. Across the world, we partner with leading corporate and institutional investors through our offices in more than 35 countries. In the U.S. alone, we serve almost all of the Fortune 500 companies and approximately 67 million consumer and small-business clients. We provide a full suite of financial products and services, from banking and investments to asset and risk management. We cover a broad range of asset classes, making us a global leader in corporate and investment banking, sales and trading.

Connecting Asia Pacific to the world

Our Asia Pacific team is spread across 19 cities in 12 markets. We are focused on connecting Asia to the world and the world to Asia, using our global expertise to ensure success is shared between us, our clients and our communities. Our regional footprint covers 12 currencies, more than a dozen languages and five time zones, placing us firmly among the region’s leading financial services companies.

Chief Technology Organisation:

  • Believes diversity makes us stronger so we can reflect, connect and meet the diverse needs of our clients and employees around the world.
  • Is committed to building a workplace where every employee is welcomed and given the support and resources to perform their jobs successfully.
  • Wants to be a great place for people to work and strives to create an environment where all employees have the opportunity to achieve their goals.
  • Provides continuous training and development opportunities to help employees achieve their career goals, whatever their background or experience.
  • Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working to better serve our clients and their evolving business needs.
  • Believes in responsible growth and is dedicated to supporting our communities by connecting them to the lending, investing and giving them what they need to remain vibrant and vital.

Bank of America Merrill Lynch is an equal opportunities employer.

Position Description

We are looking for a talented professional with experience in performing administrative support functions, to fulfil an opening in our CTO APAC organization. You will help to manage the executives’ calendar, arrange internal/external meetings and team events, prepare presentation materials, process expense claims, handle travel arrangements and highly sensitive information.

CTO APAC has an extremely collaborative approach that focuses on personal development; our workload constantly changes based on business demands, so we have to consistently improve and innovate together in order to achieve our goals. In addition to receiving extensive ongoing coaching and training, you will have the opportunity to draw upon the knowledge of experienced individuals from a diverse range of backgrounds, to enhance your skillset and your ability to deliver value in your role.

The work you deliver will be an integral part of our future success. Providing governance and driving decisions through managing risk well is foundational to our purpose and values – and to delivering responsible growth.
It contributes to the strength and sustainability of our company for the future, and it supports the work we do today to serve our clients, community, shareholders and employees.

Key Responsibilities

  • Performs diverse, advanced and confidential administrative support functions. Responsibilities include (but are not limited to):
  • Manage executives' calendar, robust scheduling of internal/external meetings
  • Prepare presentation materials
  • Communicate with executives and line management to gather or convey relevant information
  • May be exposed to sensitive information, and must use considerable tact, diplomacy and judgment
  • Process expense reports in a timely manner according to policy and handle travel arrangements
  • Handle general administrative duties, ad-hoc event logistics, etc.

Key Requirements

  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience working in a financial institution
  • Experience supporting senior leaders/executives
  • Advanced verbal and written communication skills with senior leaders
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Highly organized and efficient individual possessing the ability to multi-task, manage competing priorities and meet deadlines while maintaining attention to detail/accuracy
  • Proven track record of proactively and independently organizing with an ability to anticipate next steps and possible issues while working to effectively resolve issues
  • Adaptable to change

Desired Job Skills

  • Ability to handle sensitive business information with diplomacy and integrity
  • Enthusiastic, highly motivated with a strong work ethic and an intense focus streamlining and organizing processes, meetings, routines, etc.
  • Proactive and thrives in a fast paced environment
  • Demonstrate intellectual curiosity and willingness to challenge the status quo
  • Sound business acumen and problem solving skills; ability to analyze problems, recommend options, and execute solutions

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Primary Location:
2 HARBOURFRONT PLACE, #02-01, Singapore, 098499