African Development Bank AfDB - Established in 1964, the African Development Bank is the premier pan-African development institution, promoting economic growth and social progress across the continent. There are 80 member states, including 54 in Africa Regional Member Countries. The Bank's development agenda is delivering the financial and technical support for trans formative projects that will significantly reduce poverty through inclusive and sustainable economic growth.
Job Title: Executive Assistant to the President - SAPR
The Office of the President is responsible for providing support & assisting the President in planning, supervising and managing the business of the Bank Group.
The Executive Assistant to the President will work directly with the President.
Responsible for the management of the front office of the President including welcoming visitors; reviewing correspondence to ensure timely responses; arranging corporate social events; answering questions and manage the President’s briefing files.
In Consultation with the President, design, establish and maintain the dairy/calendar of the President.
Ensure compliance with the requirements for the preparation of the President’s attendance and/or response to invitation to attend meetings; gathers information; prepares and edits documents; and reformats graphic presentation; producing and distributing.
Helps the Vice Presidents to keep communication and interaction open with the President by serving as liaison between them and the President
Coordinates appointments of high-level visitors; ensuring security, protocol and divisional involvement.
Maintains formal and cordial relationships with Governors, Embassies, Representations and sister institutions, agencies, relating to direct contacts with the President
Keeps open interaction with staff and ensures that there is a clear strategy for the President’s interaction with staff.
Arranges corporate travel and meetings for the President by developing itineraries and agendas; scheduling air tickets; booking other transportation; arranging lodging and meeting accommodations.
Improves quality results by studying, evaluating, and re-designing work flows and processes in the President’s front office.
Completes the President projects and special assignments by establishing objectives;
Updates job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations.
Explores any opportunities to add value to job accomplishments and increased efficiency in the President’s office.
The Executive Assistant performs any other duties as assigned by the Chief of Staff, Advisors and Senior Special Assistant.
Job QualificationMSc, MBA
Method of Application
12 May 2016