Job Posting

Executive Assistant/ Personal Assistant

Location: Singapore

Deadline: 2024-12-31


Koru Partners is a thematically driven alternative investment firm identifying attractive investment opportunities that are backed by macro-holistic themes encompassing forward-looking social, economic, demographic, and technological changes.

We are inspired to be the world’s leading business partner for unique insights, understanding and decision making. It is our mission to understand the challenges facing humanity and to empower people and companies, working to transform such challenges into opportunities through allocation of capital.

We are looking for a dynamic Executive or Personal Assistant to provide comprehensive support to the Managing Partner. This role involves efficiently managing both professional and personal tasks and projects for a diverse family of four and their extended family when necessary. The ideal candidate will play a key role in ensuring seamless coordination and assistance across various aspects of their professional and personal lives

What You Can Expect

Salary: SGD 4,000 to 6,000 per month


  • Group Insurance
  • Medical Reimbursement
  • Health Screening Reimbursement
  • Vision Care and Health Reimbursement

Company Culture:

  • Strong emphasis on company core values to guide you in your day-to-day work and life
  • Dynamic and fun team who will challenge and support you
  • Flexible and transparent work culture


  • Efficiently handled administrative tasks, including reviewing mail, drafting correspondence, and preparing necessary paperwork.
  • Manage invoicing processes and ensure timely payments.
  • Coordinate calendars and schedules, optimizing time management.
  • Facilitate restaurant and event reservations as required.
  • Coordinate content and flow of information to team members.
  • Schedule and oversee household maintenance to ensure smooth operations.
  • Handle all travel bookings such as managing accommodations, transportation, and visa applications.
  • Assist in research projects related to the family's needs, such as education and healthcare.
  • Run personal errands as needed.

Essential to Have

  • Communication Skills: Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Proficiency in Software: Mastery of Microsoft Office Suite (Excel, Word, PowerPoint) and Google Workspace (Gmail, Drive, Calendar, Docs, Sheets, etc.).
  • Tech-Savviness: Comfortable using various software tools (e.g., Asana, Slack, Dropbox, Zoom) to manage tasks efficiently.

Ideal Requirements

  • Proactive and Adaptable: Demonstrates a proactive, flexible attitude with a strong desire to learn and excel.
  • Organizational Skills: Exhibits strong organizational abilities, excellent time management, and attention to detail.
  • Ability to Work Independently: Can work effectively with minimal supervision under pressure, incorporating constructive feedback for continuous improvement.
  • Resourceful and Energetic: Shows resilience, pursues goals with urgency, copes well with changing priorities, and takes initiative to follow through tasks.
  • Research and Structured Reporting: Proficient in independent research and consolidating findings in a thoughtful and structured manner.
  • Eligibility: Singapore citizen, Singapore permanent resident, or LTVP+; open to fresh graduates.

About You

We are a firm expecting collaborators to be highly aligned with our core values. Therefore, you should be:
  • Dedicated and Driven. You are a self-starter who is able to work effectively with low levels of supervision or minimum direction while under pressure in a fast-paced environment. You are energetic, resourceful, and a hands-on individual who pursues goals with sense of urgency. You readily cope with changing priorities, take initiative, and able to follow through with assigned tasks.
  • Integrity and Ethics. You have a strong, ingrained sense of professional integrity and ethics.
  • Entrepreneurial and Effective Team Member. You have the ability to see the commercial angle, while being mindful of associated risks. You have strong leadership qualities and can assume responsibilities, while being a team player within a high-performance group.
  • Agile Thinker. You enjoy solving complex problems and able to see the big picture while mapping out the details to achieve your goals. You are creative about providing innovative solutions (new processes, technologies, and approaches).

To Apply

Please kindly prepare the following information:
  • Resume
  • 1-page or less response to "What matters to you the most? And why?" (An email will be sent to you requesting this essay the next working day after the job application is submitted)
Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis and all applications with missing information and no justifiable reason will be considered incomplete and will not be processed.

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