Investment and Change Administrator

Selfridges & Co
London (Central)
10 Mar 2018
14 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Selfridges is on an exciting journey investing £450m in Stores and £200m in transformational change activities over 5 years. This investment is overseen by a Director of Finance Investment (and their team) and also a dedicated Change Team.


This role is to support the Director of Finance Investment with the full co-ordination of all the Capital Investment approval forums, as well as perform PA duties for both the Director of Finance Investment and Head of Change; ensuring meetings are in place, packs are collated and issued, and events are supported, expenses and travel are all processed.


  • Calendar management (booking meetings with internal and external parties, rooms and equipment as necessary, ensuring correct attendees, tracking responses)
  • Keeping calendars updated for team or key member annual leave
  • Provision of packs and copies of documents needed for relevant forums
  • Processing of expenses
  • Travel bookings
  • Support for team events and activities
  • Putting together presentations / slide decks for team events or meetings
  • Scheduling of the meetings for Selfridges and Selfridges Group approvals
  • Updating invites with Agendas, timed slots, attendees
  • Tracking of responses and ensuring a delegate is identified via the Directors PA or member of the Investment Team
  • Creation of the Capital Pack along with agenda front sheet, ensuring speaker identified for all topics.


Extraordinary experiences are not only for customers, but team members too. We offer all team members the chance to be a part of something unique where they can enjoy careers that provide inspiring experiences, exciting challenges and great benefits.

They also know that Selfridges is committed to developing its talent, which allows for a wide scope of amazing opportunities as the business continues to grow. Whether you are a Values Ambassador, Green Warrior, a member of the Work it Lab or you get your fix for fashion by taking part in our internal shows, there are many ways to show and develop your talent.

Living our Values is essential to the way we work day to day, encouraging greater social responsibility amongst our team members. From our Project Ocean campaign to Bright Young Things, we are focused on a long term approach to sustainability by buying better and inspiring change.

This roles key benefits includes 35 days holiday including bank holidays, potential for performance related bonus, subsidised gym membership offer, season ticket loan, cycle to work scheme, pension contribution and not to mention a generous staff discount!


Selfridges is a shop run on imagination: a place where the worlds most covetable brands combine with the most extraordinary spectacles, events and ideas for an experience like no other. The story began when Harry Gordon Selfridge first arrived in London from Chicago in 1906 with his heart set on opening his dream store. With his revolutionary understanding of publicity and the theatre of retail, Selfridges Oxford Street opened its doors for the first time in 1909. The founders spirit of innovation and creativity lives on through its owners today. Since 2003, W. Galen Weston and his family have owned and operated the business, which now includes two stores in Manchester, one in Birmingham, plus and the Selfridges App which both deliver to over 130 countries. In 2016 Selfridges was the first ever store to be awarded the title of Worlds Best Sustainability Campaign by a Department Store at the IGDS Global Department Store Summit, in-line with its focus on buying better and inspiring change. For an unprecedented three consecutive occasions in a row (2010, 2012 & 2014) Selfridges also won the coveted Best Department Store in the World award, underlining its place at the forefront of retail.

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