Technical Assistant at Seerbit


Seerbit is a fast growing Financial Technology company that seeks to bridge the gaps identified in Africa’s payment ecosystem, with presence in over 10 African countries and aggressively expanding our footprint in Africa. We are on a mission to shape the future of commerce not just in Africa but across the globe. Our results-driven environment enables us to build better products, grow faster and empower everyone on our team to impact our business and our mission to close the payment gaps in Africa

Job Position: Technical Assistant to Founder / CEO

Job Location: Surulere, Lagos

Job Description

  1. We are looking to hire a dynamic Technical Assistant to help our CEO organize and manage key priorities, and balance important internal systems, processes, and stakeholder relationships.
  2. This position requires someone who is creative and enjoys working within a small, entrepreneurial environment that is results-driven and can exercise good judgment in a variety of situations.
  3. The ideal candidate must have strong written and verbal communication, strategic and operational capabilities, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. Also, he or she must be able to work with limited supervision.

Job Responsibilities
Strategic Support:

  1. Facilitate ideation, brainstorming, and consultations required for problem-solving, successful pursuit of opportunities, and implementation and execution of strategy and corporate objectives
  2. Assist the CEO to align time with key priorities, milestones, deadlines, and decisions.
  3. Lead strategic initiatives that will help drive organizational growth and operational improvements, working with key executives. Identify and analyze opportunistic corporate and business development opportunities
  4. Provide thought leadership and leadership on a variety of cross-functional projects using strong analytical, presentation, and communication skills
  5. Work closely with the CEO to strategize, plan for, and develop presentations/materials for internal and external use

Operational Support:

  1. Manage the CEO’s diary: appointments and scheduling etc.
  2. Manage and facilitate the hosting of meetings, convening, events, etc. related to entities led by the CEO.
  3. Co-ordinate the CEO’s travel and all movement to and from events, meetings, etc. related to business, and other engagements
  4. Attend to correspondences linked to the organizations where the CEO provides support and ensure that they are properly attended to in a prompt manner.
  5. Improve the CEO’s turnaround time on correspondence that requires his attention and swift dissemination of outbound correspondence
  6. Act as a gatekeeper and or a gateway, creating win-win situations for direct access to the CEO’s time and office.
  7. Attend to all concerns addressed to the CEO’s office, including those of a sensitive or confidential nature, and determine the appropriate course of action or response.
  8. Provides a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO’s office and internal departments.
  9. Work closely and effectively with the CEO to keep him well-informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately.
  10. Acts as a “barometer,” having a sense of the issues taking place in the Company and keeping the CEO updated.
  11. Edit and complete first drafts for written communications to internal and external stakeholders
  12. Assist with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations; collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; composing and preparing correspondence.
  13. Manage sensitive matters with a high level of confidentiality and discretion, especially decisions directly impacting the global operations of the company.
  14. Conserve the CEO’s time by reading, researching, collecting, and analyzing information as needed, in advance.

Job Requirements
The Must Have

  • University Degree in a Management Science, Business, or Law field from a reputable university with a minimum of second-class upper-division grade
  • Second degree will be an added advantage
  • 3+ years of experience in a corporate environment working with senior-level executives
  • Ability to travel is a key requirement

Skills and Competencies:

  1. Solid knowledge of Microsoft applications
  2. Excellent judgment and impeccable discretion, maintaining the highest level of confidentiality
  3. Ability to quickly adapt to changing priorities; ability to identify conflicts and proactively suggest resolutions
  4. Adaptive to changing priorities, identifying conflicts and proactively suggesting resolutions
  5. Proactive; self-starter with an approachable “can do” customer service mindset
  6. Excellent interpersonal and team skills
  7. Flexibility to work outside of working hours as needed
  8. Excellent organizational skills; resourceful and detail-oriented with a track record of solving complex problems independently
  9. Calm, professional, self-confident demeanor with a high work ethic
  10. Excellent communication skills; strong command of the English language
  11. Excellent interpersonal, communication, and team skills
  12. Proactive; self-starter with an approachable “can do” customer service mindset and a positive attitude
  13. Resourceful and detail-oriented; ability to solve complex problems independently
  14. Demonstrates the highest level of confidentiality Integrity and objectivity
  15. Think clearly and analytically

Other Benefits:

  1. Medical cover
  2. Flexible work schedule
  3. Profit share
  4. Learning and development opportunity

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online


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