Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant

Job Objective

TEP Centre is Nigeria’s pioneer education partnership organisation, specialising in research, design, implementation, support and evaluation of education programmes, projects and initiatives across the public, private and non-profit sectors. We seek to fill the role of an Executive Assistant to assist the Programme Director.

The ideal candidate will have proven work experience, strong co-ordination, communication, time management skills and a proven ability to prioritize, plan and manage organisational systems.

Date: 16th Feb 2021
Job Title: Executive Assistant
Reports to: Programme Director

Key Roles and Responsibilities
The EA will be responsible for:

  • Managing the Programme Director’s calendar, schedule and assist in preparing for meetings or events to ensure optimum efficiency.
  • Preparing, filing and retrieving reports, letters and other relevant documents
  • Using various organisation and productivity tools such as Google and Microsoft office applications amongst others.
  • Responding to staff and client enquiries, gathering and dispensing information timely and articulately.
  • Planning itinerary and travel arrangements for executives.
  • Provide general administrative support and other tasks as required.


Technical and Behavioural competencies

  • Highly organised,detail oriented and proven ability to use various time management and productivity tools.
  • Has a ‘can-do’ attitude, ability to work with tight schedules and take initiative.
  • Proven ability to work in a multi-disciplinary team with respect for diversity.
  • Strong writing, research and presentation skills.


Experience/ Qualification

  • A Degree from a recognised university
  • Minimum of 1year cognate experience as an executive/personal assistant.
  • A multi-lingual speaker and experience working in the development sector or donor/grant-funded programmes, is an added advantage
  • Based in Lagos and willing to travel


To apply, candidates should send a copy of their Curriculum Vitae and covering letter, with subject “TCEA1” to recruitment@tepcentre.com. Any email without this subject may not be treated. Only successful applicants will be contacted.

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