Jobs at Michael Stevens Consulting for an Executive Assistant to MD

Michael Stevens Consulting, is recruiting suitably qualified candidates for immediate employment into the position below:

Job Title: Executive Assistant to MD

Location: Lagos

Job Description

  • Reports directly to the Managing Director. The EA must be comfortable owning two distinct areas of responsibility: finance and project management.
  • This position serves as the primary point of contact for all internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the MD’s office.
  • The successful candidate will have the ability to exercise sound judgment in a variety of situations, ability to work on projects, and must be able handle a wide variety of activities and confidential matters with discretion.

Responsibilities

  • Providing complete support to MD and completing projects
  • Maintaining databases, filing systems, handle phone calls, expense claims and manage diaries
  • Co-ordinating and arranging meetings and all the other related work
  • Management of meeting schedules, travel arrangements, email, and other administrative support for senior management.
  • Schedule appointment and meetings for supporting staff
  • Screens and routes incoming calls and messages when necessary
  • Keeping record of necessary documents & agreements as required
  • Coordinate the flow of information both internally and externally.

Requirements

  • HND or BS/BA degree desirable, MBA would be an advantage
  • Experience in Finance, Project Management and Strategic Management
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills, with the ability and confidence to cultivate and maintain positive working relationships with a wide range of individuals at all levels in the company and within the community
  • Demonstrated experience in identifying and analyzing problems, utilizing good judgment and decision making skills in difficult situations
  • Superior interpersonal skills
  • Excellent technical skills; proficiency in the use of Microsoft Office software-specifically in Excel, PowerPoint and Word; strong work ethic; self-motivated; ability to work independently
  • 6 – 10 years experience supporting C-level executives, preferably in a fast-paced, environment.
  • Ability to manage competing demands in a high pressure, fast paced, ever-changing environment with a high degree of professionalism and discretion
  • Ability and flexibility to establish and handle multiple and changing work priorities, meet deadlines, and anticipate future responsibilities
  • Able to handle highly confidential, sensitive materials and situations; ability to handle sensitive or difficult employee relations issues

Projects:

  • Operate as a thought-partner on a variety of strategic and operational initiatives, internal and external deliverables, and special projects
  • Project monitoring and evaluation
  • To ensure project are on time and within budgets

Strategy:

  • Ability to take complex information and summarize for a broad audience of senior management, functional heads, professionals, and external stakeholders.
  • Strong business acumen: understands the key financial drivers and dynamics related to growth and revenue goals of an organization
  • Proven ability to build relationships with, and influence all levels within an organization
  • Manage complex deadlines – Ability to work collaboratively, independently and quickly for meeting deadlines on multiple projects

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their Resumes to: jobs@michaelstevens-consulting.com

Application Deadline  31st March, 2016.

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