Role:  Executive Assistant

 

Location: Lagos.

 

Reporting To: Group Managing Director.

 

Job Type: Permanent.

 

Required Number: 1

 

Education & Experience: A minimum of 5 years’ experience of which 3 should have been in a Capital market, financial Services industry. A minimum of bachelor degree in a relevant discipline.  An MBA will be an added advantage.

 

Job Description

  • Providing advisory support on business management to the GMD .
  • Monitoring and evaluating the capital market conditions and make proposals to the GMD for optimal financing vehicles
  • Keeping abreast of new regulations or policies that may affect various businesses/ departments, as well as monitoring the economy to determine its effect on the business.
  • Interacting with various internal & external clients to understand their expectations from the GMD and devising an effective strategy to better serve the business.
  • Creating contingency plans to manage unforeseen circumstances
  • Planning meetings, sending reminders and take detailed minutes.
  • Writing emails, correspondence memos, letters.
  • Assisting in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports and prioritizing most sensitive matters
  • Assisting the GMD during Board meetings
  • Acting as the point of contact for internal and external clients
  • Carrying out any other assigned duties.

 

Required Skills

  • Professional personality and demeanour
  • Excellent judgment with the ability to deftly manage sensitive and confidential situations
  • Ability to set and manage priorities judiciously
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Ability to present ideas in business-friendly and user-friendly language
  • Exceptionally self-motivated and directed
  • Keen attention to details
  • Excellent analytical, evaluative, and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to work on multiple projects and manage time effectively.
  • Highly collaborative and thrives well in a fast-paced work environment.
  • High level of agility and adaptability.
  • Good knowledge of financial services (Capital Market will be an added advantage).
  • Commercial awareness
  • Possession of strong analytical skills including financial statement analysis.
  • Good business and relationship management skills.

 

 

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