Executive Assistant (1 Position) – Lusaka

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Reporting to:

the Director General, the ideal candidate will be responsible for providing technical and professional services in supporting of the overall responsibilities of the Director General of the Commission and to provide strategic linkages with key stakeholders involved in empowerment programmes in general and the Commission in particular and senior government officials. In addition, the Executive Assistant shall continuously develop key strategic procedures and systems for managing meetings, reporting, communication and information dissemination for the efficient, and effective discharge of the Office of the Director General.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Manage and Coordinate the work schedule of the Director General;
  • Manage and assist coordination and planning of CEEC related internal and external events and projects related to assignments;
  • Collaborate with Government and other stakeholder’s Executive Assistants in the implementation of projects and activities related to national programmes;
  • Perform liaison functions with senior state officials and assist senior CEEC Management in managing government affairs;
  • Assist in the preparation and conducting of all relevant research on behalf of the DG;
  • Assists with running the affairs for the Chairman of the Commission.
  • Draft, prepare and distribute all correspondence and closely follow up various internal and external correspondence;
  • Manage the telephone and email enquiries and correspondence;
  • Opens and distributes the correspondence specifically for the Director General (this includes electronic communications);
  • Manage travel logistics (both external and internal) for both the CEEC and other travels related to the DG activities and demands;
  • Manage all retirement responsibilities associated with external and internal travels of the DG;
  • Participate in special assignments and activities as directed by the DG;

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Economics, Business Administration or related field;
  • Outstanding detail oriented skills are required and a tolerance for working on multiple tasks simultaneously;
  • Previous work experience assisting executives in the private and public sector or international organizations;
  • Computer literate, good communication and report writing skills
  • Minimum of five (5) years relevant experience of working in a similar position

Method of Application

Interested candidates meeting the above profile should submit application letters enclosing an updated Curriculum Vitae and copies of the academic and professional certificates to the following address:

The applications must be submitted in a sealed envelope indicating the position being applied for. Note: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted within two weeks after closure of the application period. Those who will not hear from us in the stated period should consider themselves unsuccessful.

The Director General

Citizens Economic Empowerment Commission

Plot 6457, Los Angeles Boulevard

Longacres

P.O Box 35068

Lusaka.