26 Apr 2016

Full-Time Personal Assistant to the Managing Director

Toni AdewunmiLagos, Lagos, Nigeria

Job Description

Associated Port and Marine Development Company Limited, APMDC is a fully licenced, well structured shipping agency. Operating since 2005, we are able to offer the complete range of shipping and logistics services required by vessel owners and charterers for their ships operating in Nigerian waters.

Our head office is in Lagos, with branch offices in Port Harcourt, Warri, Calabar and Onne and a European representative office based in the UK.

Personal Assistant to the Managing Director


  • Drive and support all business needs of the Managing Director
  • Responsible for assisting in the planning of the Managing Directors business activities (including the routine administration of the Managing Directors office in his absence)

Principal Accountabilities

  • Identify and oversee all administrative loop holes within APMDC
  • Overseeing all projects the MD is involved in from beginning to implementation completed


  • Diverse high quality support
  • Well researched and written reports on different aspects of the business (including financial) as necessary
  • Topical (non- core business) write-ups for the MD in conjunction with relevant departments or external agencies
  • Handling (response, redistribution, filing) of all necessary correspondence/queries etc. (access to all e- mail queues )
  • Responds as directed to external / internal visitor’s enquiries
  • Monitors expense budget of MD’s office and monitors it to ensure strict operation within it Seamless management of schedules / appointments
  • Arranges conferences meetings etc (events management)
  • Manages the MD’s travel Itinerary
  • Coordinate the MD’s activities and ensure that his appointment and schedules are effectively managed
  • Effective management of delegated duties and responsibilities

Critical Qualification/Skills/Experience

  • Planning, organization and administration
  • Financial Analysis
  • Oral and Written communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • General business acumen
  • Good knowledge of freight forwarding is a must
  • Excellent IT skills
  • Time management
  • Business acumen, and Relevant Regulations
  • Result orientation, integrity, self confidence, self motivation and confidentiality
  • University degree and not less than 2 years relevant work experience

Job Categories: Administrative & Secretary Jobs. Job Types: Full-Time. Job expires in Endless.

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