Executive Assistant – Nairobi, Kenya

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Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGOs in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a renowned fashion designer based in Kenya, is seeking a highly organized and proactive Executive Assistant to join their team. The ideal candidate has proven experience as an executive assistant, has excellent organizational and time management skills, is a problem solver, takes initiative and is multicultured.

Responsibilities:

  • Efficiently manage the executive’s calendar, scheduling appointments, meetings, and travel arrangements, ensuring optimal use of time and prioritization of tasks.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact between the executive and internal/external stakeholders, including clients, vendors, and team members, handling inquiries and correspondence professionally and promptly.
  • Provide comprehensive administrative support, including drafting emails, preparing presentations, maintaining files and records, and handling expense reports.
  • Assist in the planning and coordination of events, including fashion shows, product launches, and promotional activities, managing logistics, invitations, and follow-up tasks.
  • Coordinate all travel arrangements for the executive, including flights, accommodations, transportation, and visa applications, ensuring smooth and hassle-free experiences.
  • Assist with various projects and initiatives as assigned by the executive, conducting research, gathering data, and preparing reports to support decision-making and business objectives.
  • Handle sensitive information with the utmost confidentiality and discretion, maintaining a high level of professionalism and integrity in all interactions and tasks.

Requirements:

  • Must have a Relevant bachelor’s degree.
  • At least 4 Years experience as an executive assistant or similar role.
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills, with the ability to multitask and prioritize effectively in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills, with the ability to interact confidently and professionally with individuals at all levels.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint) and other relevant software applications.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and exercise sound judgment and discretion in handling sensitive information.
  • Flexibility to adapt to changing priorities and willingness to take on new challenges as needed.

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*** Summit Recruitment & Search, as a policy, does not charge any fee as a pre-employment or post-employment requirement***

Salary: Monthly Gross Salary: Kes 75,000 (Approx. 545 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid-Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 30th April, 2024