Executive Assistant

Full Time Greater Accra Association of Ghana Industries
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State: Accra, Ghana
Country: Ghana
Qualification: Degree
Work Experience: 3 Years
Career Level: Mid-level
Industry: Commerce

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is seeking to hire an Executive Assistant to the President/CEO.

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Executive Assistant to the President/CEO provides executive, administrative, and development support to the President and Board of Directors, as well as the Senior Leadership Team and HR. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the President. The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects

Essential/Primary Responsibilities :

Executive Support

Takes minutes of all management meeting and assists the President/CEO with daily administrative duties and completes a broad variety of administrative tasks that include managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agendas and compiling documents for meetings Communicates with the general staff on the President/CEO’s behalf and coordinates logistics with high-level meetings both internally and externally. Coordinates meetings and strategic activities with the, The Management Team , and members of staff and association member
Communicates directly and on behalf of the President/CEO with Board members, donors, foundation staff, and others on matters related to programmatic initiatives as directed.
Conducts research on prospective corporate and foundation donors to identify and evaluate current needs and assembles materials needed for the proposals
Drafts reports, letters of solicitation, proposals; prepares and coordinates oral and written communication with donors and prospects
Supports President/CEO in his/her external commitments related to PRB, including service on external boards, committees and other groups
Processes memberships with other organizations

HR Support

Administratively supports HR director (recruiting support, documents formatting, surveys set up and other administrative tasks), drafts emails and other correspondence as directed
Board Support and Liaison

Serves as the President’s administrative liaison to the Board of Directors and manages Board activities, which include coordinating semi-annual Board meetings and dinners; semi-annual Board staff lunches/receptions/new Board member orientations; arranging hotel accommodations for out-of-town Board members; processing travel reimbursement requests; and compiling, assembling, and distributing Board meeting materials. Research potential Board members for the Nomination Committe
Coordinates Executive, Finance, Governance & Nominating, and Audit Committee meetings, maintains confidential files and contact information; coordinates meetings, conferences, and committees both on and off site to support the President’s agenda
Maintains Board portal (Directors Desk)
Management Liaison

Participates as an adjunct member of the Senior leadership team including assisting in scheduling, attending meetings. Represents the President in designated meetings as required
Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings. Prepares an account of the meetings and designates and follows up on assigned action items

Secondary Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned
Oversees the training and support of PRB’s Program Assistants
Provide assistance as needed to front desk operations to include but is not limited to, answering phones, accepting package and other deliveries, lunchtime relief, and greeting and signing in visitors/guests

Accountabilities

Position reports to the President/CEO and works directly with the Board of Directors
Works directly with the Board Executive and Finance Committees
Works directly with senior level staff and HR both internally and externally

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with social sciences background and an interest in national and global issues
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
Five to ten years providing support for upper-level management in a related organization (i.e., population, social sciences, public health)

Skills & Abilities

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors
Previous experience working with development and fundraising programs to increase donor contributions and funding sources
Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, EXCEL and PowerPoint; fund-raising data management systems knowledge helpful
Ability to learn new software such as Doodle polls and Director’s Desk board portal
Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner
Ability to work independently and with professional discretion
Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organizational, and research skills
Ability to work with a broad range of people including major donors, Board members, foundation staff, colleagues of the president/CEO and staff, and others
Knowledge of other languages and international customs is an asset; knowledge of French or Spanish is helpful
Excellent management, time-management, and problem-solving skills

Working Conditions/Other Data

Due to the confidentiality of the work, the candidates must be willing to agree and sign a non- disclosure document
Occasional travel may be involved

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send applications to

minanaservices@gmail.com with cv and cover letter indicating the position they are applying for in the subject of the email.

The Association of Ghana Industries (AGI) is seeking to hire an Executive Assistant to the President/CEO.

Position Summary:

Reporting directly to the President and CEO, the Executive Assistant to the President/CEO provides executive, administrative, and development support to the President and Board of Directors, as well as the Senior Leadership Team and HR. The Executive Assistant serves as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the President. The Executive Assistant serves as a liaison to the Board of Directors and senior management teams; organizes and coordinates executive outreach and external relations efforts; and oversees special projects

Essential/Primary Responsibilities :

Executive Support

Takes minutes of all management meeting and assists the President/CEO with daily administrative duties and completes a broad variety of administrative tasks that include managing an active calendar of appointments; completing expense reports; composing and preparing correspondence; arranging complex and detailed travel plans, itineraries and agendas and compiling documents for meetings Communicates with the general staff on the President/CEO’s behalf and coordinates logistics with high-level meetings both internally and externally. Coordinates meetings and strategic activities with the, The Management Team , and members of staff and association member
Communicates directly and on behalf of the President/CEO with Board members, donors, foundation staff, and others on matters related to programmatic initiatives as directed.
Conducts research on prospective corporate and foundation donors to identify and evaluate current needs and assembles materials needed for the proposals
Drafts reports, letters of solicitation, proposals; prepares and coordinates oral and written communication with donors and prospects
Supports President/CEO in his/her external commitments related to PRB, including service on external boards, committees and other groups
Processes memberships with other organizations

HR Support

Administratively supports HR director (recruiting support, documents formatting, surveys set up and other administrative tasks), drafts emails and other correspondence as directed
Board Support and Liaison

Serves as the President’s administrative liaison to the Board of Directors and manages Board activities, which include coordinating semi-annual Board meetings and dinners; semi-annual Board staff lunches/receptions/new Board member orientations; arranging hotel accommodations for out-of-town Board members; processing travel reimbursement requests; and compiling, assembling, and distributing Board meeting materials. Research potential Board members for the Nomination Committe
Coordinates Executive, Finance, Governance & Nominating, and Audit Committee meetings, maintains confidential files and contact information; coordinates meetings, conferences, and committees both on and off site to support the President’s agenda
Maintains Board portal (Directors Desk)
Management Liaison

Participates as an adjunct member of the Senior leadership team including assisting in scheduling, attending meetings. Represents the President in designated meetings as required
Assists in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings. Prepares an account of the meetings and designates and follows up on assigned action items

Secondary Responsibilities:

Performs other duties as assigned
Oversees the training and support of PRB’s Program Assistants
Provide assistance as needed to front desk operations to include but is not limited to, answering phones, accepting package and other deliveries, lunchtime relief, and greeting and signing in visitors/guests

Accountabilities

Position reports to the President/CEO and works directly with the Board of Directors
Works directly with the Board Executive and Finance Committees
Works directly with senior level staff and HR both internally and externally

Experience and Education

Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience with social sciences background and an interest in national and global issues
Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly with excellent attention to detail
Five to ten years providing support for upper-level management in a related organization (i.e., population, social sciences, public health)

Skills & Abilities

Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, external partners and donors
Previous experience working with development and fundraising programs to increase donor contributions and funding sources
Proficiency in Windows, including MS Word, EXCEL and PowerPoint; fund-raising data management systems knowledge helpful
Ability to learn new software such as Doodle polls and Director’s Desk board portal
Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner
Ability to work independently and with professional discretion
Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organizational, and research skills
Ability to work with a broad range of people including major donors, Board members, foundation staff, colleagues of the president/CEO and staff, and others
Knowledge of other languages and international customs is an asset; knowledge of French or Spanish is helpful
Excellent management, time-management, and problem-solving skills

Working Conditions/Other Data

Due to the confidentiality of the work, the candidates must be willing to agree and sign a non- disclosure document
Occasional travel may be involved

How To Apply

Interested candidates should send applications to

minanaservices@gmail.com with cv and cover letter indicating the position they are applying for in the subject of the email.

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