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Business Assistant – Russian Speaking. Electric Vehicle Top Employer. Marlow, UK Filled

United Kingdom
Industry Business Assistant
Location United Kingdom
Job Type Permanent
Visa No visa sponsorship provided
Salary £35000 — £45000 per annum
Date 8 September 2021

Our client is an enthusiastic and proactive, well-funded start-up in the field of electric motorcycle technology, partnered with the UK-based company developing next-generation electric vehicles. This is a fantastic chance to leave your mark and make the job your own, joining the high-performance electric motorcycles team at a time of rapid growth! A successful candidate will get opportunities to get involved in all areas of the business, take responsibility for several projects, have a real impact, and move fast on the career ladder. We’re looking for a ‘perfectly imperfect’ individual to actively support the company’s CEO across all aspects of growing business, providing support for strategic planning, external representation, ad-hoc & various operational and admin tasks.


Reporting directly to the CEO, this role is extremely varied and will allow the successful candidate to learn and work across all functions and areas of the business. You will be highly organised and able to manage competing priorities while working with autonomy and minimal supervision.

Key responsibilities:

  • Oversight of the full Lifecycle for Strategic and Annual Planning driving adherence to timelines and supporting the CEO
  • Manage the objectives setting process and regular tracking against goals, milestones, and financials
  • Keeps projects on track and moving and ensures communication is flowing between all parties
  • Prepare Internal and External Communications for the CEO and deliver these when appropriate
  • Assisting with Business Development and Negotiating contracts
  • Ad-hoc Project Management and Support, leading on both ‘firefighting’ projects and special projects for the CEO
  • Coordinate across multiple functions and international/partnering jurisdictions, set clear targets and items for resolution as well as driving delivery of solutions and keeping the CEO informed

Essential skills and characteristics:

  • You must be self-motivated, ambitious and enthusiastic about the opportunity
  • Previous working experience within start-ups and EV filed is advantageous
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to think ‘out of the box’
  • Experience with strategic planning and reporting
  • Native Russian/Fluent English
  • Ability to negotiate and build strong relationships with both external and internal professionals

What is in it for me?

  • Security of the job, yet a ‘start-up’ newly-enthusiastic feel of the role
  • Becoming a key player for a highly driven, diverse, ambitious and hiper-enthusiastic team
  • Learning new things every day, getting involved, making a positive difference for the planet within the motor industry
  • Fantastic career prospects
  • Fun, creative office space with exciting people
  • Flexible working environment with the possibility of a few days working from home
  • Securing a job of the future – long-term career prospects
  • Competitive salary and package with possibilities of growth


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