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Executive Assistant - Oil and Gas Job at GE Nigeria
« on: Aug 04, 2013, 07:31 PM »
Job Title: Executive Assistant

Employer: General Electric (GE)

Location: Lagos, Nigeria

Job Number: 1814460

Business: GE Oil & Gas

Business Segment: Oil & Gas

Career Level: Experienced

Function: Business Management

Function Segment: Administration and Support

Relocation Assistance: No

About Us: GE is a diversified global infrastructure,finance and media company that is built to meet essential world needs.From energy,water,transportation and health to access to money and information,GE serves customers in more than 100 countries and employs more than 300,000 people worlwide. For more information,visit the company’s web site at

Role Summary/Purpose: GE Oil & Gas is an equal opportunity employer, offering a great work environment, challenging career opportunities, professional training and competitive compensation. As a key member of the GE Africa O&G team, this position will provide efficient and effective administration service/support to the GE Africa O&G leaders in Nigeria and coordinate VIP Country Travel. In addition, this role will also perform other duties/special projects as assigned.

Essential Responsibilities: Executive Administrative Support: In this role, responsibilities include:

•   Act as first point of contact for those approaching the GE O&G Executives, responding to and re-directing incoming enquiries as appropriate.

•   Support senior executive staff in scheduling of calendars, managing diaries and events etc.

•   Gather market intelligence and preparing reports

•   Manage facilities in Nigeria office and provide office management support.

•   Handle information requests and performing clerical functions such as preparing correspondence, arranging conference calls, and scheduling meetings.

Project Coordination: Responsibilities include:

•   Planning, execution, and finalization of projects according to strict deadlines. This includes acquiring resources and coordinating the efforts of team members and third-party contractors in order to deliver projects according to plan.

•   Facilities Management and Commercial Events Coordination.

VIP Region Travel Coordination: Responsibilities include:

•   Manage protocol and coordinate the region itinerary for visiting GE Officers and VIPs to SSA region

•   Liaise with relevant global executive assistants, security, corporate travel and GE staff

•   Ensure compliance with GE guidelines on government protocols


•   A university degree in Management, Business Administration or Social Sciences

•   Proven experience in dealing at Senior Executives level within a multinational

•   Minimum of 5 years of relevant experience, with at least 3 years in supporting Executives

•   3+ years with GE or similar multinational supporting Officers and Senior Executives international travel

•   Excellent calendar management skills, travel management, including the coordination of complex executive meetings across multiple geographies

•   Team player, inclusive and ability to build relationships

•   Strong communication skills with the ability to interact with staff (at all levels) in a fast paced environment at a high level of professionalism and confidentiality

•   Outstanding presentation, attention to details, organizational and time management skills

•   Strong problem-solving and analytical skills, clear thinker with a high degree of creativity and resourcefulness with experience working in developing markets

•   Excellent knowledge of MS Office suite

•   Excellent project management skills, good business acumen and attitude in order to support Executive and team in high growth markets

Additional Eligibility Qualifications:

Desired Characteristics:  – Prior work experience in Africa a strong plus. Must possess a valid permit to work in Nigeria  – Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects simultaneously, and follow through on issues in a timely manner  – Ability to consistently produce high quality work with an eye for detail and accuracy  – Ability to work flexible working hours – Demonstrated ability to balance workload under short deadlines and changing priorities in a fast-paced environment  – Ability to make independent decisions with minimal oversight … a self-starter and an ability to think ahead and plan for all scenarios

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