Senior Executive Assistant at First World Communities Limited (FWC)

First World Communities Limited (FWC) is a private limited liability development company providing affordable housing for medium to low income earners across Nigeria and eventually Africa. The Company was incorporated in 2008 by promoters of the highly successful Co-operative Villas, Badore, Lagos – a community of over 600 homes considered to be one of the best of its kind in West Africa.

Up until when First World Communities Limited (FWC) was formed in response to addressing the housing need in Nigeria, its promoters had been responsible for over 5000 homes across Nigeria and overseas through various organisations. These include the much acclaimed and widely replicated Post-Service Housing Scheme for the Nigerian Army and housing associations in the United Kingdom. The business prides itself in it’s massive land bank, partnering with the Lagos State Government to addredd the housing deficits through the CHOIS scheme.

We are recruiting to fill the position below:

Job Title: Senior Executive Assistant

Location: Lagos
Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • This is a Senior Manager role and reports directly to the President & Executive Chairman.
  • This role will provide Executive Administrative and Developmental Support to the President and Board of Directors.

Key Results:

  • High-quality completion rate of deliverables for the President and his direct reports
  • Timely response to emails and other correspondences.
  • Effective document control including physical and electronic filings.
  • Efficient calendar management and travel logistics

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Reply and review all correspondence on behalf of the Founder, appropriately routing correspondence.
  • Drafting professional, error-free e-mails, letters, memos, presentations, documents, and other communications on behalf of the President.
  • Proactively planning the president’s schedule via effective Diary Management on behalf of the President.
  • Collaborate with the Senior Management Team, Executives, and staff on special projects, including but not limited to Business Conduct research to ensure projects become the greatest success possible. Prepare reports based on research results.
  • Manage projects and other strategic initiatives with oversight on behalf of the Executive Chairman, including project plans, preparing project meeting agendas, identifying risk areas, and budgeting.
  • Assist the President in preparing for meetings by reading, researching, collating, and analyzing needed information and data, assisting with preparing presentation materials, ensuring he is well-prepared and possesses the relevant information and documentation to guarantee his optimal effectiveness at meetings.
  • Prepare & distribute agendas and pre-reading papers to meeting participants, coordinate Board meeting dates and attendants, and assist the Company Secretary in compiling and distributing Board packs as required.
  • Liaise with the Board Members where their approvals or signatures are required by the Executive Chairman on behalf of the Business.
  • Any other duties as may be assigned to this position.

Candidates are preferred:

  • At least 5 – 7 years of working experience as a Senior Executive Assistant
  • Must have an MBA or any relevant Master’s Degree.

Skills and Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Windows including MS Word, Excel and, Powerpoint
  • Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build relationships with stakeholders, including staff, board members, and external partners;
  • Ability to work independently and with professional discretion
  • Excellent writing, editing, grammatical, organizational, and research skills.
  • Ability to conduct research and present data in a succinct and well-written manner

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the mail

Application Deadline  15th April, 2024.

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