Executive Assistant to Senior Management

Job Description

Description:

Job Purpose

The Executive Assistant (PA) will perform a wide range of administrative and executive support attached to the Executive Office. Coordinating the Executive Office daily to ensure the efficient and smooth day-to-day operation of the Office. Making travel and meeting arrangements, preparing reports and maintaining appropriate filing systems

Summary of Key Responsibilities;

  • Assist the MD and the Executive in preparing board materials, follows up on matters arising from board, management, and Committee meetings and externally attended meetings on request
  • With the consultation of the Office Manager plan internal and External meetings and take detailed minutes.
  • This will also involve planning of Corporate Events and Internal Celebrations
  • Be responsible for heavy calendar management, requiring interaction with both internal and external executives, as well as consultants, to coordinate a variety of complex executive meetings
  • Supervise the activities of the administrative staff working in office of the Country Manager
  • Prioritize and manage multiple tasks simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner
  • Write and distribute email, correspondence memos, letters, faxes and forms and develop and maintain a filing system
  • Compile and disseminate board materials and documents in coordination with the Company Secretary
  • Support the Executive Team to track key work and update timelines
  • Update and maintain Executive office policies and procedures
  • Work with Procurement to order office supplies and research new deals and suppliers
  • Review and summarize miscellaneous reports and documents and prepare background documents
  • Prepare agendas and plans for meetings attends meetings and take minutes
  • Submit and reconcile expense reports for the Executive Office
  • Composing, preparing, and editing correspondence that is sometimes confidential

Required Skills and Personal Attributes:

  • Excellent Communication Skills (Both Oral & Written)
  • Excellent time management and Organisational skills
  • Detail-oriented
  • Professional and Mature
  • Sober Minded
  • Highly Confidential
  • Excellent interpersonal Skills
  • Excellent telephone etiquette Skills
  • Diplomatic
  • Exceptional planning and organizational skills
  • Ability to handle pressure

Primary Areas of Accountability:

Qualifications and Experience

  • Degree in Business /Public Administration, Communication or equivalent in any business-related field
  • Must have a minimum of 5-7 years of work experience as an Executive Assistant or Personal Assistant for a Corporate Organisation in the Insurance, Banking, Telecoms or Well Established Legal Firm
  • Should have proven experience in Preparing Board-Packs
  • Must have reasonable experience in Basic Accounting
  • Knowledge of Office Management Systems and Procedures
  • Must be proficient in MS Office (Especially PowerPoint & Excel)
  • Must be open-minded, energetic and flexible
  • Should be able to work under minimum supervision and demonstrate maturity among the team
  • Must be a member of a relevant professional body

Method of Application

If you meet the minimum hiring requirements for the above position, please email your CV and Cover letter clearly stating your salary expectations to this email:

Note that, all communications will be kept in the strictest of confidence. If you do not receive communication within 21 days of the closing date of the advert, please consider your application unsuccessful.

DO NOT SEND CERTIFICATES AT THIS STAGE

Email applications to
jobs@bemconsult.comand copy in bemconsult20@gmail.com
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