International Business Centre - Executive - 12 Month Fixed Term Contract, Open to flexible working

London (Greater)
18 Jul 2019
18 Aug 2019

Job Description Summary:

This role facilitates the smooth functioning of the International Business Centre. Working closely with the UK IBC Directors but also with the rest of the UK firm, GTIL & GTIL member firms ensuring the team is able to maintain an excellent standard of service.

Job Description:

Join us and you’ll shape more than just your career. We believe we’re best positioned to make a meaningful impact on the economy. Every day we provide a diverse range of organisations with the kind of business and financial advice it takes to do this. Our ideas and insight empower our clients to make big decisions about the future and unlock sustainable growth. Through our fresh thinking and agile working, we help businesses, communities and our people to flourish.​


  • Highlights areas where improvement can be made to the firm's international offering.
  • Expands network of contacts both internally and externally.
  • Has broad reach in their internal network and proactively identifies opportunities for integration.
  • Promoting the International Business Centre to the wider firm via presentations/office visits where necessary.
  • Shows an understanding of the firm's vision, strategy and values and uses this as a foundation in all work.
  • Acts as an ambassador for Grant Thornton seeing opportunities to raise brand profile.


  • Develop an understanding of the department's services and how we work to client of the firm, with GTIL & the member firm network
  • Keep abreast of industry developments, changes and trends.
  • Ensure and maintain the strictest adherence to client confidentiality in all dealings.
  • Maintains regular updates and communications with key stakeholders.


  • Review and co-ordinate opportunities for personal development of team members.
  • Act as a point of contact for team member issues referring to a manager or relevant People and Culture team where appropriate.
  • Encourage teamwork and flexibility across the team and work to drive through new initiatives and encourage change.
  • If appropriate, co-ordinate and conduct performance review meetings, review skills and identify training needs of the team.
  • If appropriate, oversee and undertake recruitment of new team members.


  • Co-ordinate and communicate arrangements for departmental changes.
  • Oversee and co-ordinate departmental communications.
  • Secure services from support functions and monitoring their delivery, ensuring compliance with policy and procedures.
  • Support in the introduction of processes to ensure departmental issues are identified, reported and resolved.
  • Organise events (for example client seminars, team away days).
  • Arrange and attend internal and external meetings.
  • Update and formalise processes to ensure that the department complies with risk management requirements.
  • Co-ordinate processes to ensure adherence to the firm's corporate style in all correspondence and presentations.
  • Support departmental projects.
  • Ensure best practices are shared.
  • Be a point of contact for the advisory department on specialist subject area.
  • Preparation of research and relevant documentation.
  • Any other tasks relevant to the role.

The time you spend outside of work helps shape what you can bring to our firm. We value the commitments you may have outside of work and will consider all flexible working applications.


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