Executive Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Executive Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

The Opportunity

Save the Children
International has an exciting opportunity for you to join our team as the 
Chief Impact Officer
Executive Assistant 
at any existing Save the Children International office location.

ROLE PURPOSE:

  • To provide professional support service to the
    Chief Impact Officer (CIO) and light touch support to the PQI Senior
    Management Team (PQI SMT).
  • To facilitate the CIO in carrying out their duties
    in the most efficient way.
  • Adhoc support to the PQI SMT.

EXPERIENCE AND SKILLS

Essential :

  • Previous experience in a similar role, preferably
    in an international environment
  • Understands the need for confidentiality when
    dealing with sensitive information and correspondence
  • Experienced in drafting well-written and
    professionally presented documents (including correspondence and
    minutes) 
  • Ability to conduct basic desk research to prepare
    for external engagement
  • Support the production of powerpoint
    presentations, speeches, papers, etc.
  • Competent in use of Microsoft Office including
    Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Experience of dealing with complex diaries and
    international travel arrangements for multi-functional directors
  • Strong planning/anticipation skills. Experience of
    planning and organising meetings and events, with attention to detail
  • Experienced in developing and maintaining
    efficient filing systems
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong written and oral communication skills,
    fluent in English 
  • Evidenced ability to liaise and communicate
    effectively with a broad range of people at all levels, across different
    cultures and to act with credibility, discretion, tact and diplomacy
  • Highly developed organisational skills with the
    ability to effectively prioritise and to work calmly when under pressure
    to achieve deadlines.
  • Proven ability to adopt a pro-active approach to
    problem solving, to plan ahead and anticipate problems
  • Good time management and coordination skills.
    Ability to plan ahead, devise and manage work plans, anticipate
    requirements, problems and obstacles, juggle priorities successfully, and
    work effectively and calmly under pressure to tight deadlines
  • Ability to work effectively at senior level,
    gaining trust and confidence with stakeholders
  • Personal planning, recruitment and team leadership
    skills

We can offer circa
£35,000 per annum (If based in UK) with an option of flexible working hours. If
the role is based outside of the UK, National T&C (including pay) will
apply.

This role can be based
in any existing Save the Children International Regional or Country office
location on approval but must be available to work UK hours, provided the
successful candidate has proof of eligibility to work from the preferred
location.

The Organisation

We employ approximately
25,000 people across the globe and work on the ground in over 100 countries to
help children affected by crises, or those that need better healthcare,
education and child protection. We also campaign and advocate at the highest
levels to realise the right of children and to ensure their voices are heard.

We are working towards
three breakthroughs in how the world treats children by 2030:

  • No child dies from preventable causes before their
    5th birthday
  • All children learn from a quality basic education
    and that,
  • Violence against children is no longer tolerated

We know that great
people make a great organization, and that our employees play a crucial role in
helping us achieve our ambitions for children. We value our people and offer a
meaningful and rewarding career, along with a collaborative and inclusive
environment where ambition, creativity, and integrity are highly valued.

How
To Apply

Interested
and qualified? Go to 
Save the Children on
kenya.savethechildren.net
 
to apply