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EXCELLENT CAREER OPPORTUNITY – EXECUTIVE ASSISTANT TO MD & CEO

ZEP-RE (PTA Reinsurance Company) is a specialized institution of the Common Market for Eastern and Southern Africa (COMESA) established to service and develop the insurance and reinsurance industry within the Region. We are seeking a high calibre and results-oriented professional to create growth, capacity, and competitive advantage in our business in the capacity of Executive Assistant to Managing Director & CEO. Duty station will be Nairobi, Kenya.

The role

The Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer will play an integral role as he/she leverages high degree of confidence, integrity, and professionalism. He/She will bring initiative and resourcefulness while balancing vital responsibilities. In this role the primary mission will be to provide best-in-class executive support which involves a wide variety of duties that are critical to ensuring smooth and seamless business processes. Responsibilities include providing strategic and admin support to the CEO including, but not limited to:

  • Full responsibility and ownership of the CEO office, agenda and priorities.
  • Preparing calendar - short and mid-term in line with the CEO’s priorities and manage its implementation.
  • Organizing and scheduling meetings.
  • Preparing meeting Agendas, researching for meetings and taking Minutes as well as making implementation follow ups with different departments.
  • Preparing presentations for the CEO for her appearances on panels.
  • Managing all correspondence to and from the CEO including drafting, routine responding and delegating to other offices.
  • Organizing and efficiently managing the CEO’s travels.
  • Managing the CEO’s priority projects, together with Exco and other Heads of Departments, and doing follow ups with team members.
  • Managing the high-level stakeholder relationships for the CEO / The organization.
  • Being responsible for the PR and all Communication from the CEO office.
  • Supporting the CEO with any other official and or personal assignments as required.
  • Carrying out other duties as will be assigned from time to time.

The role requires a high level of maturity and diligence, ability to prioritize and delegate where appropriate, complete trustworthiness and confidentiality.

The preferred candidate should have: -

  • A bachelor’s degree from a recognized University.
  • Professional qualifications in Admin / Communication.
  • Minimum experience of 5 years in a similar role gained from an institution of repute. 
  • Excellent communication, interpersonal and supervisory skills.
  • High professionalism and integrity in line with ZEP-RE’s Values.
  • Demonstrated record of innovation.
  • Excellent MS Office knowledge.
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communications skills.
  • Discretion and confidentiality.

Candidates who meet the above requirements should submit applications to the HR & Admin Manager by e-mail attaching a detailed CV, scanned copies of academic & professional qualifications, current remuneration and three referees by Friday 28th May 2021 to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 

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NAIROBI, KENYA
8th Floor, ZEP-RE Place,
Longonot Road, Upper Hill,
P.O Box 42769-00100,
Nairobi, Kenya
Telephone: +254-020 4973000/2738221

ABIDJAN, CÔTE D’IVOIRE
Cocody Canebiere, Cocody,
08 BP 3791 Abidjan 08,
Côte d’Ivoire,
Téléphone : +225 22 40 27 85 / +225 55 61 71 01

LUSAKA, ZAMBIA
No. 54, Plot No. 356184,
Base Park (Diamond Park), Alick Nkhata Rd
P. O. Box 36966
Lusaka, Zambia
Telephone: +260 211 252586

HARARE, ZIMBABWE
16th Floor -North Wing, Joina City
Cnr Jason Moyo and Inez Terrace
Harare, Zimbabwe
Telephone: +263 4 777 929/932

KHARTOUM, SUDAN
Reinsurance House Building
P. O. Box 3224
Khartoum, Sudan
Telephone: +249 183 799357/8/9

Kampala, Uganda
Lourdel Towers, 5th Floor
Nakasero Kampala

Addis Ababa, Ethiopia
UNDP Regional Services Centre, Ground Floor
Bole Olympia Roundabout behind Deluxe Furniture,
Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

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