Personal Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Personal Assistant
Location: Nairobi
Industry: Retail
Our client, a leading global travel retailer operating worldwide seeks to recruit a Personal Assistant. 

The ideal candidate should be highly organized, detail-oriented and a multi-tasker who can work under pressure and meet deadlines. 

The person will maintain executive schedules, organize and attend meetings, make travel arrangements and record minutes. 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage the MD’s corporate calendar/email account and personal calendar/email account; including heavy coordination of meetings, urgent company matters, and priorities
  •  Plan all meetings and manage all travel arrangements and itineraries (including air, hotel, car, rail, special accommodations)
  • Implementing and maintaining procedures / administrative systems
  • Perform administrative tasks including answering phones, outbound calls, compiling reports, preparing PowerPoint presentations, conducting research, assisting with special projects, distributing mail, conducting appropriate follow up, and other duties
  • Liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
  • Evaluate and coordinate timely communication in response to requests, issues, questions, problems and other correspondence needs
  • Organize and document all information needed for successful daily operations and tasks
Skills & Abilities:
  • Minimum of a Degree in Human Resources, Social Sciences, Business Management or related field
  • Minimum 5 years experience in acting as a personal assistant at a senior level.
  • Knowledge of the retail sector is highly desirable
  • Excellent demonstrable IT skills including in the use of databases, MS Office suite and for the use of information management
  • Good communication and organizational skills.
To apply, send your CV and cover letter only to before close of business 24th May 2015. 

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