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Executive Assistant to the Director at The People Practice

B2B Manager (Gifting) at the People Practice
  • Full Time
  • Lagos

The People Practice


Executive Assistant to the Director at The People Practice

Executive Assistant to the Director at The People Practice

The People Practice – Our client, a prominent Family Office in the religion sector, is currently recruiting suitable candidates to fill the position below:

Job Title: Executive Assistant to the Director


Employment Type: Full-time

Job Description

  • Our client wants to hire an Executive Assistant to the Director provide strategic leadership and operational excellence in support of the Director.
  • This multifaceted role includes overseeing the overall functioning of the Office, facilitating creative initiatives, managing resources, ensuring seamless stakeholder engagement, instituting robust systems and processes, and managing a team.
  • The Executive Assistant will also serve as a representative of the Director and oversee travel and logistics, making informed decisions in the Director’s absence.

Strategic Oversight:

  • Contribute to the development and execution of strategic plans and initiatives that align with the Office?s long-term vision and objectives.
  • Establish and oversee systems and processes to ensure the implementation of strategies and long-term planning.

Financial Stewardship:

  • Oversee the Office?s budget and ensure meticulous financial record-keeping, managing both income and expenses.
  • Implement financial management systems to improve decision-making and resource allocation.

Operational Leadership:

  • Implement and optimise efficient systems and processes for day-to-day administrative tasks, including scheduling, correspondence, and document management.
  • Ensure compliance with employment laws and regulations, overseeing staffing needs, recruitment, and training of employees and volunteers.
  • Lead and manage a team of professionals, providing direction, guidance, and support.

Project and Campaign Management:

  • Collaborate on creative projects, campaigns, initiatives, and events, infusing innovative thinking into all activities.
  • Develop and implement systems for project management, tracking, and reporting.
  • Stakeholder Engagement:
  • Cultivate and maintain relationships with key stakeholders, including government officials, religious leaders, and industry luminaries.
  • Establish communication systems to facilitate open and productive cooperation among various stakeholders.

Travel and Logistics:

  • Oversee all travel arrangements, including itineraries, accommodation, and transportation for domestic and international travel.
  • Implement logistics systems to ensure the smooth execution of travel plans.
  • fRepresentational Duties:
  • Act as the official representative of the Director at meetings and events, e?ectively conveying the Director’s vision and objectives.
  • Develop a system for maintaining consistency and alignment in representation.

Decision-Making Authority:

  • Make informed decisions on behalf of the Director during their absence, demonstrating sound judgment and adherence to the Office?s values and principles.


  • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
  • Proven experience in strategy and administration, with a focus on strategic functions in leadership or senior management roles.
  • familiarity with financial management principles and financial stewardship.
  • Knowledge of legal and regulatory requirements.

Must have skills:

  • Exceptional organisational and time management skills.
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills to engage with diverse stakeholders.
  • A deep commitment to the values and principles of the Office, including unwavering confidentiality and integrity.
  • An ability to adapt to evolving priorities and excel in a dynamic environment.
  • A strategic mindset that guides all tasks and decisions towards long-term objectives.
  • Proficiency in managing complex projects and diverse teams.
  • A patient and diplomatic approach to interactions, particularly when dealing with various stakeholders and challenges.

Required Attributes:

  • The Executive Assistant will not only contribute to strategic decision-making and stakeholder management but will also institute robust systems and processes and provide leadership for a team.
  • This role is integral to realising the Office’s long-term goals, maintaining high operational standards, and achieving sustainable success.

Application Closing Date
21st February, 2024.


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