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Zara Balfour

Zara Balfour

Director

Zara brings with her more than 11 years in Human Resources and Administration across internal and agency positions with exposure to Financial, Legal and Professional Services. Based in Hong Kong for the last 8.5 years and previously in Sydney, where she focused purely on Secretarial and Administration hires for over 3 years, Zara has recruited extensively for both HR and Administration roles across APAC, Europe and America.

As a Director at Charlotte Frank, Zara heads up our Legal division as well as partnering with Tanya Knott to cover our core Financial Services business. She covers positions across all levels, including hybrid roles and C-Suite. She believes in the importance of executing sound hires both professionally and culturally, the value that comes with managing and developing existing talent and building long lasting relationships.

Zara’s experience, high energy, passion, warmth, creativity and adaptability make her the perfect partner for any client or candidate and we are delighted to have her as part of our CF family.

Latest Jobs

  • Receptionist/Office Assistant

    ​Our client is a highly respected and long-established investment management firm with an impressive track record and stable team. They are now seeking a highly efficient and incredibly organized Receptionist/ Office Assistant to join their busy team. This is a fantastic opportunity in a great location that will allow you to work with a leading industry name and interact with a truly collaborative team. RESPONSIBILITIES Support the COO with general administration and special projects Represent the company at reception level Manage the switchboard; screen and transfer calls in a professional manner Manage and coordinate meeting room bookings and ensure the rooms are well maintained with any necessary equipment Handle incoming and outgoing mail Office Replenishment for Stationery and Pantry supplies, including sourcing, issuing POs and invoice settlement Maintenance of office facilities, equipment, furniture & fixtures Access card management Bus...

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    N/A
    Location:
    Hong Kong
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    Job Ref:
    ZB/12129
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  • Office Manager/ Executive Assistant

    ​A leading global investment management firm is searching for a highly efficient and detail-oriented Office Manager/Executive Assistant to support their Head of APAC as his Executive Assistant and oversee the administration function for the Hong Kong office. This is a unique opportunity to take on a blended role in a well-established office with a great working culture. The ideal candidate needs to have people management experience and must be confident with working autonomously whilst juggling varying demands. RESPONSIBILITIES Provide secretarial support to senior management, including the Head of APAC, encompassing calendar management, travel, expenses, and other logistical arrangements Ensure the executives are adequately prepared for internal and external meetings, preparing any materials including presentations, spreadsheets, management reports, and agendas to a professional standard Responsible for managing the Hong Kong Administrative S...

    Job Type:
    Permanent
    Location:
    Hong Kong
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    N/A
    Job Ref:
    ZB/12075
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  • Executive Assistant (Up to $50K)

    ​One of the world’s largest and most respected investment management firms with an impressive track record is currently looking for a highly efficient Executive Assistant to join their Hong Kong office. This is an exceptional opportunity for an outstanding candidate whom is passionate about delivery and exceeding expectations. RESPONSIBILITIES  General administrative duties and support for three Senior Managers Phone coverage, dealing with both internal & external contacts  Coordinate scheduling for conferences and meetings, and coordinating travel arrangements Multi time zone calendar management Arranging video conferences and conference calls with external guests across multiple time zones Expense reports, special projects and detailed reporting as required Build strong working relationships with peer administration staff and provide back-up support for other Assistants as required  Ad hoc projects as required  REQUIREMENTS 5+ years relevant...

    Job Type:
    N/A
    Location:
    Hong Kong
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    Job Ref:
    ZB/12108
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