Personal Assistant – Nairobi, Kenya

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 NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

Our client, a private equity & venture capital fund, is seeking to recruit a Personal Assistant. The successful candidate will be responsible for the secretarial and administrative work on a one-to-one basis on a variety of tasks related to Managing the CEO’s working life and communication. A Gujarati, Punjabi or Indian speaking candidate is highly preferred.

Key Requirements:

  • Act as the CEO’s first point of contact with people inside & outside the organization.
  • Manage the MD diary, workflow, and service delivery charter timelines.
  • Coordinate and prepare regular and special meetings of the board committees as requested.
  • Take accurate meeting minutes.
  • Coordinate response to all mail addressed to the CEO
  • Management of the CEO’s dairy and appointments.
  • Relay accurate and timely messages from telephone callers and answer queries where possible.
  • Draft, type and dispatch all CEO’s correspondence.
  • Liaise with relevant individuals and external parties to arrange meetings, prepare agendas, and capture minutes.
  • Maintain a comprehensive filling system.
  • Coordinate senior management team travel.
  • Tabulate and retrieve CEO’s office expenditures and claims.
  • Arrange local transportation when necessary to further the work of the office of the CEO.
  • Perform and coordinate all administrative activities for the senior management team.
  • Undertake any other duties as instructed by the CEO or any other authority.


  • Must have a bachelor’s degree international business relation or any related degree.
  • A Gujarati, Punjabi or Indian speaking candidate is highly preferred
  • At least 3-5 years in a similar role
  • Must have excellent written and oral communication skills.
  • Must have excellent organization and planning skills.
  • Must have discretion and confidentiality.
  • Proficient in Ms Suite of Applications.

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Salary: Monthly Gross Salary of Ksh.100,000 (Approx. 809 USD)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 23rd January 2023

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