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Executive Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the CEO

Job Code:
EA/SC/170629
 
Number of Positions Open: 1
 
Reports To: CEO
 
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
 
Closing Date: Open Until Filled
Summary: Our Client is currently looking for an Executive Assistant to join their growing team, and to become a collaborative and important member of the organization’s team.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Keeping the CEO abreast of upcoming issues, meetings and deadlines-- The person will always be with the CEO on the field or in the office
  • Ensuring proper follow-up of actions required
  • Maintain record of updated formats for program performance reports.
  • Organize regular visits to the field. Document and facilitate proper follow up after each visit
  • Financials:  Oversee the bookkeeping of finances related to the CEO expenses
  • Work in collaboration with the senior management team in monitoring grant   performance to ensure compliance with the terms, conditions and time lines of awards
  • Meetings with clientele on behalf of CEO (when required)
  • Strategic brainstorming on creative ideas for the organization
  • Daily update meetings with the CEO and the Special Advisor to the CEO
  • Be able to work overtime and on standby
  • Perform any other tasks as requested by the CEO and the Special Advisor to the CEO
Knowledge, Skills & Experience Required:
  • 2-5 years working experience in a similar role
  • Diploma or degree in a related field
  • Communication: Strong interpersonal and communication (written, spoken and presentational) skills
  • Teamwork: Ability to establish and maintain effective working relations with people you shall work with
  • Proficiency in writing proposal and reports in English.
  • Research:  Ability to conduct in depth research for both individuals and foundations to better prepare the CEO for meetings
  • Technology Awareness: Fully proficient computer skills and ability to use relevant software applications, in particular information databases, internet/intranet services, library sources, etc.
How to Apply:

Interested candidates holding the necessary requirements, good performance and / or references are encouraged to apply with detailed CV’s, inclusive of names and contacts of 3 referees, current telephone number and email address by clicking on: Executive Assistant

kindly include your current and expected remuneration in your application.
be advised, this job is open to Kenyan nationals only

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