Millie Kotecha

Millie Kotecha

Personal Assistant

Location
Stanmore, Greater London, United Kingdom (Harrow, United Kingdom)
Industry
Utilities

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Millie Kotecha's Overview

Current
  • Investment Trusts Team at Henderson Global Investors
Past
  • Personal Assistant at EnServe Group Limited
  • Office Manager & PA to Director at My Wedding Memoir
  • Business Development Manager & PA to Director at Twisty Tails Nursery
  • PA to Director/ Marketing Manager at TAKE Ltd
  • PA to Senior Management/ Assistant Buyer at Wholeman Ltd
  • Beauty Consultant/Customer Service at Harrods
Education
  • Souters Training London, EC4M 7DR
  • Harrow College
  • Kingsmead College
Connections

70 connections

Millie Kotecha's Summary

A highly motivated, confident individual with excellent multi-tasking and organisational skills. Able to display confidentiality, discretion, diplomacy and professionalism when dealing with directors or senior managers. Possessing the ability to help managers to make the best use of their time by dealing with their secretarial and administrative tasks.

Millie Kotecha's Experience

Investment Trusts Team

Henderson Global Investors

Public Company; 1001-5000 employees; HGG.L; Investment Management industry

May 2014Present (5 months) London, England

Henderson Global Investors is an international investment company, with a strong reputation and a proud history, going back to 1934. We currently manage £79.2bn and employ more than 1,000 members of staff worldwide (as at 31 March 2014).

Personal Assistant

EnServe Group Limited

October 2012February 2014 (1 year 5 months) London, United Kingdom

EnServe Group Limited is a leading provider of infrastructure support services to the Utility and Energy sectors, operating principally in the UK and with a growing international presence.

The Company was acquired during December 2010 by leading European buyout firm Cinven and today comprises of four main Divisions, Electricity, Water, Energy and Analytics.

Our ethos is to place our clients at the forefront of everything we do to competitively deliver the highest levels of service and benefit.

Responsibilities:
Proactive diary management
Preparation of all board packs for board meetings
Arrange conference calls, meetings, lunches and dinners on behalf of the executives as required and using judgements in scheduling of meetings with executives – determine purpose and minimum time required
Manage executive’s busy diaries and proactively prepare complex international travel itineraries for each trip
Prepare agendas, monthly statistics and private and confidential work
Build and develop internal and external network of contacts on behalf of the executive, build knowledge of key issues in order to effectively identify priorities
Preparing, updating and editing of PowerPoint presentations for meetings
Take responsibility to ensure team databases are continually updated
Screening emails/prioritising/answering/deleting as appropriate
Process and reconciling expense claims in a timely manner
Develop and maintain hard and soft filing systems
Maintain online address book, updating contacts on a regular basis
Maintenance of department records for holidays
Ad hoc support for executives
Systems used: Focal Point, Excel, MS word, Outlook

Office Manager & PA to Director

My Wedding Memoir

Privately Held; 1-10 employees; Events Services industry

January 2012October 2012 (10 months)

My Wedding Memoir is here to help every bride and groom who would like our help to plan an unforgettable wedding, made possible by the care and attention of the very best possible venues, caterers, florists, photographers, videographers and other providers of wedding services.

My Wedding Memoir has a special understanding of the needs of brides and grooms in the UK’s Asian communities, and takes great care to ensure that we showcase providers of wedding services who are familiar with the requirements and conventions of Asian weddings.

We’ve built our My Wedding Memoir Wedding Diary software to be easy to use and to enable the couple, as well as family members helping them to plan their big day, to keep everything organised and in one place for easy reference.

We encourage advertisers with reputations for providing excellent service and competitive pricing, and for being eager to help ensure your wedding is an unforgettable, once-in-a-lifetime experience.

My Wedding Memoir’s mission is to assist every couple in enjoying the build up to their wedding, and in ensuring that the day itself is enhanced by having the very best of everything.

In particular, we are committed to ensuring that Asian community brides and grooms are able to find and enjoy the very best possible services tailored to their needs and to the expectations of their families.

We wish every couple a dream wedding, and a happy future together

Business Development Manager & PA to Director

Twisty Tails Nursery

June 2010October 2012 (2 years 5 months) Colindale, London

The founder of Twisty Tails Nursery desired to open a nursery that was passionate, enthusiastic and also understood the importance of providing the highest quality of childcare and education. An innovative solution to the lack of affordable childcare for working families.

Our philosophy is to offer a healthy and safe learning environment with boundless opportunities inspiring your child’s thirst to learn through imagination, creativity and play, allowing them to develop to their individual full potential.

We at Twisty Tails Nursery understand and ensure the importance of positively contributing to each child’s intellectual, social, emotional and physical development thus allowing them to prepare for the future.

PA to Director/ Marketing Manager

TAKE Ltd

November 2008April 2010 (1 year 6 months) Colindale, London

PA to Senior Management/ Assistant Buyer

Wholeman Ltd

January 2007November 2008 (1 year 11 months) Mayfair, London

Beauty Consultant/Customer Service

Harrods

Privately Held; 1001-5000 employees; Retail industry

January 2004December 2006 (3 years) Knightsbridge, London

Millie Kotecha's Skills & Expertise

  1. Microsoft Office
  2. PowerPoint
  3. Microsoft Word
  4. Customer Service
  5. Public Speaking
  6. Office Administration
  7. IT skills
  8. Diary Management
  9. Secretarial Skills
  10. Audio Typing
  11. Marketing
  12. Sales
  13. Group Buying
  14. Procurement
  15. Teamwork
  16. Stock Control
  17. Invoicing
  18. Executive Level Administrative Support
  19. High Level Of Confidentiality
  20. Purchase Orders
  21. Meeting Scheduling
  22. Editing

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Millie Kotecha's Languages

  • English

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Gujurati

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Afrikaans

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Zulu

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Hindi

    (Native or bilingual proficiency)
  • Chichewa

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Urdu

    (Limited working proficiency)
  • Punjabi

    (Limited working proficiency)

Millie Kotecha's Education

Souters Training London, EC4M 7DR

Executive PA, Executive Assistant/Executive Secretary

20112012

Harrow College

Beauty Therapy

20052006

Grade: NVQ Level 2

Kingsmead College

High School, Grade 0 to Grade 12

19892003

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