25 Feb 2016

Full-Time Executive Assistant

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Our client is a start-up oil and gas entity which has been set up to operate in the downstream, midstream and ultimately, upstream sector of the Nigerian oil and gas space. Due to internal expansion in their Lagos office, they have decided to hire an Executive Assistant.

Job Summary

The candidate will be the principal executive and administrative support person for the CEO of this multi–dimensional organization, thereby performing a vitally important role. The successful candidate will have a sincere interest in the continuous improvement of the performance of the company, possess excellent administrative and relational skills, value attention to detail, and be able to handle a variety of activities and tasks.

Major Responsibilities:

• Take the heavy lifting off the CEO

• Be the right hand man of the CEO

• Represent the CEO in a professional and congenial manner in person, in telephone
conversations, and in written correspondence.

• Write proposals, prepare and make presentations

• Write letters and other documents for the CEO, including letters of agreement and legal documents

• Discreet handling of confidential information

• Participate in brainstorming sessions for various projects

• Oversee the development and preparation of budgets for specific projects of the

• Approve proposals and requests on behalf of the CEO

• Trouble shoot and problem-solve on behalf of the CEO

• Ensure compliance to set standards and procedures as it pertains to the CEO

• Follow up with outcomes of meetings on behalf of the CEO, including the minutes and reports from such meetings

• Assist with filing and organization of information in the CEO’s office.

Leadership Management

• Maintain the office calendar, including the schedule for the CEO.

• Assist with other executive and administrative tasks as assigned by the CEO

Technical and Soft Skills Requirement

• Basic Strategic Planning knowledge

• Revenue and Profitability knowledge

• Process Improvement

• Project Closure initiatives

• Legal drafting and documentation

• Basic Market Analysis and Planning

• Business knowledge

• Commercial disposition

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• Editing and proofreading skills

• Verbal and written communication skills

• Attention to accuracy and detail in all aspects of responsibilities

• Proficient computer skills

• Organizational skills

Personal & Behavioural requirements

• Able to take initiative

• Trustworthy

• Creative

• Problem Solver

• Excellent Management skills

• Excellent communication & interpersonal skills

• Good leadership skills

• Good team player

• Passion for delivering results

• Gets things done

• Strategic thinker

Education and Experience:

• Bachelor Degree in Law
• Petroleum Law degree is an added advantage
• Experience working in a legal department in an Oil and Gas compnay is an advantage
• Executive Assistant experience will be a plus
• 4 – 7 years post – graduation work experience

Angel Oluwadamilare


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