Zambia Centre for Accountancy Studies (ZCAS)
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Executive Assistant

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Reports To: Vice Chancellor

Purpose of the job

To provide secretarial services and other related services to the office of the Vice Chancellor in

order to enhance the efficiency and effectiveness of the office.

Main Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Drafts a variety of correspondence, letters, memoranda, reports, contracts, agreements of
  • confidential and no-confidential nature for the approval of the Supervisor;
  • Drafts letters on routine matters based on precedence for approval of the Supervisor;
  • Receives and filters in-coming phones, screens visitors from within and outside the
  • University;
  • Handles visitors, queries and correspondence in the absence of the Supervisor and
  • directs the correspondence or visitors to the appropriate offices for action;
  • Plans for, schedules, and makes travel arrangements for Vice Chancellor;
  • Maintains a chronological order of all correspondence, minutes, letters, reports, and
  • related documents to facilitate records, reference, and ease retrieval;
  • Ensures the office has adequate stocks for hospitality basis at all times;
  • Maintains a smart office layout befitting the corporate image of the Vice Chancellor’s
  • office; and
  • Maintains leave database up to date for the Executive Office.

Qualifications and Experience:

  • Grade 12 School Certificate with five credits including English and Mathematics.
  • Diploma in Advanced Secretarial Services and Office Management.
  • At least five (5) years of relevant work experience preferably gained from a private
  • institution of higher learning working closely with both academic and administrative staff.
  • Member of Secretaries Association of Zambia.

Desirable Skills:

  • Excellent IT and Microsoft office skills (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Access).
  • Strong oral and written communication, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Public and Human Relations.
  • Good personal presentation.
  • Document management and filing skills.
  • Records and archive management skills.

Personal Attributes:

  • Presentable and neat with capacity to pay attention to detail.
  • High levels of integrity, confidentiality, and self-initiative.
  • Ability to work with highly diverse and professional teams.
  • Discipline and Responsiveness.

Method of Application

The position applied for should be clearly stated in the letter of application/marked on the envelope.

Eligible candidates who meet the above specifications should submit a motivation letter indicating their suitability for the role, detailed Curriculum Vitae with traceable references, and certified copies of academic and professional qualifications. Applications should be sent to:

The Registrar ZCAS University

PO Box 35243,

Lusaka.

Or Email:

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. ZCAS University

is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

Application deadline
10 Dec 16:44
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