Executive Assistant/ PA Job in Kenya

Job Purpose

To provide high-level administrative support to the executive, ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of the office, enabling the executive to focus on strategic tasks. The Executive Assistant will manage schedules, communicate on behalf of the executive, and perform various administrative duties.

Key Responsibilities

  • Calendar Management: Schedule and manage appointments, meetings, and conferences for the executive, ensuring optimal time management.
  • Communication: Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external communications, including emails, phone calls, and other correspondence.
  • Travel Coordination: Arrange travel itineraries, including flights, accommodation, transportation, and detailed itineraries.
  • Meeting Preparation: Prepare agendas, presentations, and reports for meetings; take minutes and follow up on action items.
  • Office Management: Maintain office supplies, organize filing systems, and ensure the executive office is well-maintained.
  • Confidentiality: Handle sensitive information with discretion and confidentiality.
  • Project Support: Assist with special projects and initiatives as required, providing research, data analysis, and other support.
  • Relationship Management: Build and maintain strong relationships with key stakeholders, including clients, partners, and team members.
  • Event Coordination: Plan and execute company events, meetings, and functions as needed.

  • Administrative Tasks: Perform general administrative duties, including document preparation, data entry, and expense reporting.

Required Skills and Qualifications

  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Communications, or a related field.
  • Experience: Minimum of 3-5 years of experience in an executive assistant or similar role.
  • Technical Skills: Proficiency in Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook); familiarity with office management systems and procedures.
  • Communication: Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Organization: Strong organizational and time-management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively.
  • Interpersonal Skills: Professional demeanor and the ability to interact with high-level executives and clients.
  • Problem-Solving: Strong problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently.
  • Attention to Detail: Meticulous attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Confidentiality: Ability to handle confidential information with integrity and discretion.
  • Flexibility: Willingness to work flexible hours and travel as needed.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Advanced Technical Skills: Familiarity with advanced office software, project management tools, and virtual meeting platforms.
  • Additional Languages: Proficiency in multiple languages is a plus.
  • Industry Experience: Previous experience in the [specific industry] is desirable.

Working Conditions

  • Environment: Office-based, with occasional travel required.
  • Hours: Full-time position; typical working hours with potential for overtime depending on executive’s schedule and company needs.

Compensation and Benefits

  • Salary: Competitive salary, commensurate with experience.
  • Benefits: Comprehensive benefits package, including health insurance, retirement plan, paid time off, and professional development opportunities.

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