Ikano Bank – Executive Assistant

Are you a newly graduate with a few years of work experience with excellent communication, administration and time management skills? Then this might be the right role for you! Ikano Bank is now looking for an Executive Assistant to strengthen the support around the management team, providing a unique opportunity for you to develop in your career and being a part of an exciting transformation journey of the bank.

The role

As Executive Assistant you will be responsible for providing Ikano Bank´s CEO and management team with assistance and support on various tasks such as meetings, travels, coordination and administration in order for them to focus on driving the business forward. You will be part of Ikano Bank, where we create possibilities for a better living by providing fair and affordable financial services. We do it with different perspectives, natural curiosity and long-term focus, a unique chance for greater responsibility and future opportunities.

Let’s achieve great things together!

Main tasks:

• Be responsible for the day to day running of the CEO office as well as the rest of the management team, which includes supporting the CEO, scheduling and organizing meetings and events etc, both internally as well as externally

• Support in arrangement and agenda creation of various forums, meetings and conferences for the CEO and management team

• Ensure proper preparation and follow up of meetings, including invitations, reservations, distribution of meeting material, filing of official documents, etc

• Write, create, improve and support various presentations and reports

• Support in various initiatives and projects

• Arranging travels and hotels, both for the members of the management team and their visitors

• Support the CEO with other various administrative tasks

You will report to the Head of CEO Office and be placed in Malmö.

Are you the one for Ikano Bank?

To be successful in this role you need to be fast learner, curious, detail oriented with a collaborative and adaptive approach. You have a proven ability to handle high volume and multiple priorities at once as well as managing your time in an effective way.

We furthermore believe you have strong communication skills and are a good relationship builder at all levels.

A pro-active approach and experience from working in a international, high pace organization under change is also vital for succeeding in this position.

We believe you have experience from management consulting or similar.

Key competencies:

• Service minded

• Structured

• Driven and persistent

• Good communication and presentation skills

• Excellent coordination skills

• Highly skilled in Microsoft PowerPoint and Word

• Fluent in English

What we offer you

This position is a great steppingstone into further roles within Ikano Bank. Operating at the center of events, you will be involved in various decision forums and create a great foundation for further development. You will get a good insight in the business of the bank interacting with many stakeholders. You will get the chance to push boundaries and influence your daily work. All as part of a caring and open culture where we live our values, work hard, have fun and operate with a long-term perspective.

How to apply

Ikano Bank collaborates with Academic Search International. For more questions about this role, please contact Senior Consultant Marcus Kleine, at or +46 (0)736 50 31 77 or Researcher Emma Herrlin at or +46 (0)704 32 28 75.

You apply by clicking on the ”Apply now” button below, where you enter your personal details, enclose CV and cover letter. All information is handled confidentially in accordance with Academic Search Integrity Policy as well as the new data protection act, GDPR. This means that we can only process applications coming through the applications system. Thank you for your understanding.

Ikano Bank creates possibilities for better living by offering simple, fair and affordable services, enabling a healthy economy for the many people. Our offer includes savings and loan products for consumers, sales support services for retailers, and leasing and factoring solutions for businesses. We conduct business in Sweden, Denmark, Finland, Norway, the UK, Poland, Germany and Austria. Ikano Bank is a part of the Ikano Group, an international group of companies active within banking, real estate, production, insurance, data analytics and retail, who owns 51 % of the Bank. Ingka Group, a strategic partner in the IKEA franchise system, operating 378 IKEA stores in 31 countries, owns the remaining 49 % of Ikano Bank. Ikano Bank’s head office is located in Malmö, Sweden and the company is registered in Älmhult, Sweden where the business was once founded. Our mission is to simplify the many people’s lives so they can focus on living it. We do this by working together to create simple and meaningful solutions based on fair terms that bring value to our customers.

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