Executive Assistant (People), Bangkok-based

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Bangkok, Thailand

About Agoda 

Agoda is an online travel booking platform for accommodations, flights, and more. We build and deploy cutting-edge technology that connects travelers with more than 3.6 million accommodations globally. Based in Asia and part of Booking Holdings, our 6,000+ employees representing 90+ nationalities foster a work environment rich in diversity, creativity, and collaboration. We innovate through a culture of experimentation and ownership, enhancing the ability for our customers to experience the world.

Our Purpose – Bridging the World Through Travel 

We believe travel allows people to enjoy, learn and experience more of the amazing world we live in. It brings individuals and cultures closer together, fostering empathy, understanding and happiness.
We are a skillful, driven and diverse team from across the globe, united by a passion to make an impact. Harnessing our innovative technologies and strong partnerships, we aim to make travel easy and rewarding for everyone.

*This role is based in Bangkok, Thailand (No relocation support for Expat)*

About the Role: 

We are looking for an Executive Assistant to perform a variety of administrative tasks and support our company’s senior-level managers across a department or team.  

An Executive Assistant’s responsibilities include managing calendars, coordinating meeting preparations and documents, making travel arrangements and preparing expense reports. To be successful in this role, you should be well-organized, have great time management skills and be able to act without guidance. You will need flexibility and foresight, while maintaining professionality and confidentiality.  

Ultimately, you will contribute to the efficiency of our business by providing personalized and timely support to senior leadership.   

In this Role, you’ll get to: 

Assisting Chief People Officer (50%)

  • Maintain the CPO’s calendar, including scheduling meetings, appointments, speaking engagements, and travel arrangements.  
  • Manage regular meetings and respond proactively to meeting requests.   
  • Keep CPO advised of time-sensitive and priority issues, ensuring appropriate follow-up and/or preparing relevant documentation.   
  • Deal with matters requiring attention or refer them to the appropriate person in the absence of the CPO. 
  • Make travel and accommodation arrangements including hotel booking, transportation, and meal coordination 
  • Prepare and submit expense reports. 
  • Provide administrative support to the CPO.  
  • Support with any personal matters if required. 
  • Handle confidential and sensitive information professionally. 

Assisting Senior People leadership team (20%)

  • Assist in SLT activities and processes including meeting planning, prioritization, and execution as well as collaborating with key stakeholders.  
  • Assist in tracking People Team key performance indicators & team results to report to senior People Team leadership.   
  • Prepare weekly, monthly, or quarterly reports as required.  
  • Schedule departmental meetings; assist in the preparation and distribution of meeting agendas and materials. 

Engagement Events & Meeting Coordinator (20%) and other duties (10%)

  • Support Engagement Team in delivering People Team events including social connections, department conferences, Town Halls etc. 
  • Liaise with vendors, exhibitors, and stakeholders during the event planning process to ensure everything is in order. 
  • Book venues or set up virtual conference, catering, guest speakers as required etc.  
  • Assist in managing People Team’s team buildings budgets.  
  • Support the Engagement Team on the day with event set up and close down.  
  • Assist CPO in giving rewards and recognitions ie; vouchers, certificates, etc.  
  • Other additional and/or alternative duties as assigned from time to time, including supporting other departments or Executives as needed. 

What you’ll Need to Succeed:

  • At least 5 years of experience working in similar role
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English; other languages a plus 
  • Highly organized with strong time management skills & ability to work independently
  • Exhibits sound judgment with the ability to prioritize and make decisions 
  • High level of discretion & ability to work with sensitive information 
  • Competent computer skills, including the Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, PowerPoint, and Excel)
  • Confident communicator, able to build relationships and comfortable with senior stakeholders
  • Excellent writing, editing, and proofreading skills
  • Resourceful with ability to problem solve
  • Bachelor’s Degree in HR, Business, or a related field preferred 



Equal Opportunity Employer 

At Agoda, we pride ourselves on being a company represented by people of all different backgrounds and orientations. We prioritize attracting diverse talent and cultivating an inclusive environment that encourages collaboration and innovation. Employment at Agoda is based solely on a person’s merit and qualifications. We are committed to providing equal employment opportunity regardless of sex, age, race, color, national origin, religion, marital status, pregnancy, sexual orientation, gender identity, disability, citizenship, veteran or military status, and other legally protected characteristics.

We will keep your application on file so that we can consider you for future vacancies and you can always ask to have your details removed from the file. For more details please read our privacy policy.

To all recruitment agencies: Agoda does not accept third party resumes. Please do not send resumes to our jobs alias, Agoda employees or any other organization location. Agoda is not responsible for any fees related to unsolicited resumes.

Hear from Agodans

I love working with people at Agoda. The People team has extremely smart and curious people, that come from diverse backgrounds and make every day interesting. The company's focus on ownership will provide you the opportunity to work with several stakeholders at any given time, You will have the ability to contribute to strategic projects and make an impact on our business outcomes. Eliana Carmel Chief People Officer

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