A private PA role to suit you

A career as a private PA is unlike any other. As the right-hand support to a senior executive or UHNWI, you are responsible for ensuring every element of their personal life runs smoothly, with tasks ranging from running errands to organising large-scale events or holidays.

No personal private assistant job is the same, with the exact responsibilities dependent on the requirements and lifestyles of the principal you are supporting. For example, you may provide assistance to a UHNWI who travels every second week, or you may look after the needs of a CEO and their family who live in central London. Generally though, there are a number of common responsibilities that you can expect as a private PA in London or elsewhere.


Latest private PA jobs

If you are on the hunt for a private personal assistant job, check out our latest vacancies below, or find our full listing on our jobs page.

Private PA - Travel Required new

Dubai, UAE SALARY: AED25,000 - AED30,000 PER: Month TERM: Permanent

Private PA – Travel required. 25,000 AED P/M   This is an exciting new role for an experienced PA to support a UHNW who travels globally and is looking for a  Travelling PA with proven experience...

POSTED: 22 Mar 2023 JOB ID: ZCPA258

Personal Assistant, based Monaco/SOF

Monaco SALARY: €70,000 - €80,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

We have an exciting opportunity for an exceptional English speaking Personal Assistant, to assist an UHNW businessman and his small family based in Monaco. During office hours you will be out and about running errands, working...

POSTED: 14 Mar 2023 JOB ID: LCMP9348

PA / Nanny

UK (Regional) SALARY: £60,000 - £65,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

Tiger Private are in search of a dedicated and discreet Personal Assistant with nannying experience for an UHNW family in South-west Wales Based in the scenic county of Carmarthenshire, South-west Wales, this is an exciting opportunity...

POSTED: 14 Mar 2023 JOB ID: JEMPANP9057

Remote PA, Amsterdam

Other (Europe) SALARY: £30,000 - £40,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

Tiger Private are in search of a remote part-time experienced private PA for a HNW individual living in Amsterdam. An all-encompassing role which will require you to be a self-starter as you will total autonomy in...

POSTED: 13 Mar 2023 JOB ID: JEMPPA8995

Private & Business PA to HNW Entrepreneur

London (West End) SALARY: £75,000 - £85,000 PER: Annum TERM: Permanent

This is an exciting new role working as Private & Business PA for a HNW who is co founder of a leading tech firm. This is a role that will require you to provide true right...

POSTED: 07 Mar 2023 JOB ID: AKLNH07032023

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Responsibilities of a Private PA role

While there is bound to be variation in every private PA job, the position is centred around providing administrative assistance to a private individual or family. This means overseeing the general management of their personal life, including day-to-day support, household management, running errands, overseeing projects, managing property and organising diaries and travel arrangements as needed. It may also include a financial element, with the management of budgets.

Skills required for a private personal assistant job

As with most senior support roles, a private PA job requires exceptional organisational and communication skills, as you need to stay one step ahead of your principal at all times. You must be flexible and work well under deadlines, adapting to changing arrangements at short notice and finding innovative solutions to immediate problems.

A personal assistant in a private household will often be greeting UHNW guests, so must maintain a high degree of professionalism and understand the importance of discretion. This also applies to a travelling private PA, or someone working within a family office environment.

Those looking for a private PA job must be punctual, reliable and be comfortable working independently – you may not have a team on which to rely, so will need to use your initiative to ensure tasks are completed. That said, taking on a private personal assistant job in London or elsewhere requires high-level collaboration skills, as you may be required to liaise with a business EA or manage household staff.

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