Job Vacancy: Job title: Technical Assistant to Founder/CEO
Job description: Job Description:
Our client is one of the leading financial service firms in Nigeria with operations across Africa.
The Company is seeking to hire a dynamic Technical Assistant to help the CEO organize and manage key priorities, and balance important internal systems, processes, and stakeholder relationships. This position requires someone who is creative and enjoys working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is results-driven and has the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations.
The ideal candidate must have strong written and verbal communication, strategic and operational capabilities, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. Also, he or she must be able to work with limited supervision.
§ Facilitate ideation, brainstorming, and consultations required for problem-solving, successful pursuit of opportunities, and implementation and execution of strategy and corporate objectives
§ Assist the CEO to strategically align time with key priorities, milestones, deadlines, and decisions.
§ Lead strategic initiatives that will help drive organizational growth and operational improvements, working with key executives. Identify and analyze opportunistic corporate and business development opportunities
§ Provide thought leadership and leadership on a variety of cross-functional projects using strong analytical, presentation, and communication skills
§ Work closely with the CEO to strategize, plan for, and develop presentations/materials for internal and external use
§ Manage the CEO’s diary: appointments and scheduling etc.
§ Manage and facilitate the hosting of meetings, convenings, events, etc. related to entities led by the CEO.
§ Co-ordinate the CEO’s travel and all movement to and from events, meetings, etc. related to business, and other engagements
§ Attend to correspondences linked to the organizations where the CEO provides support and ensures that they are properly attended to in a prompt manner.
§ Improve the CEO’s turnaround time on correspondence that requires his attention and swift dissemination of outbound correspondence
§ Act as a gatekeeper and or a gateway, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO’s time and office.
§ Attend to all concerns addressed to the CEO’s office, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature, and determine the appropriate course of action or response.
§ Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO’s office and internal departments.
§ Work closely and effectively with the CEO to keep him well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
§ Acts as a “barometer,” having a sense of the issues taking place in the Company and keeping the CEO updated.
§ Edit and complete first drafts for written communications to internal and external stakeholders
§ Assist with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations; collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; composing and preparing correspondence.
§ Manage sensitive matters with a high level of confidentiality and discretion especially decisions directly impacting the global operations of the company.
§ Conserve the CEO’s time by reading, researching, collecting, and analyzing information as needed, in advance.
Experience and Educational Requirement
· University Degree in a Management Science, Business, or Law field from a reputable university with a minimum of second-class upper-division grade
· Second degree will be an added advantage
· 3+ years of experience in a corporate environment working with senior-level executives
· Ability to travel is a key requirement
Skills and Competencies
§ Solid knowledge of Microsoft applications
§ Excellent judgment and impeccable discretion, maintaining the highest level of confidentiality
§ Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities; ability to identify conflicts and proactively suggest resolutions
§ Adaptive to changing priorities, identifying conflicts, and proactively suggesting resolutions
§ Proactive; self-starter with an approachable “can do” customer service mindset
§ Excellent interpersonal and team skills
§ Flexibility to work outside of working hours as needed
§ Excellent organizational skills; resourceful and detail-oriented with a track record of solving complex problems independently
§ Calm, professional, self-confident demeanour with a high work ethic
§ Excellent communication skills; strong command of the English language
§ Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team skills
§ Proactive; self-starter with an approachable “can do” customer service mindset and a positive attitude
§ Resourceful and detail-oriented; ability to solve complex problems independently
§ Demonstrates the highest level of confidentiality Integrity and objectivity
Think clearly and analytically problem-solving.
Highly Competitive + other interesting benefits
Location: Lagos, Lagos State
Job date: Sat, 04 Nov 2023 06:31:27 GMT
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