Executive Assistant job in Rwanda -September 2015

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Generation Rwanda/Kepler
Executive Assistant Job Description

About Generation Rwanda/Kepler
Generation Rwanda began in 2004 and has supported young people in Rwanda in achieving their higher education goals through scholarships for universities throughout the country. In 2013, GR expanded its reach when it started Kepler.
Kepler is a nonprofit university program designed to deliver the skills that emerging economies need. Kepler combines the best of online learning and an American competency-based degree program with in-person seminars and intensive education-to-employment support.

About the Position
GR/Kepler is hiring an Executive Assistant to assist the administration team. The Executive Assistant will work 50% with the Country Director, 25% with the CAO and 25% with the CEO. The Executive Assistant will be responsible for preparing reports, receiving visitors, arranging and scheduling meetings, scheduling and coordinating travels for Kepler staff. We are looking for a professional and organized person for position. High level communication skills in English are required.

Job Responsibilities
• Support the CEO, CAO, and the Country Director with administrative tasks
• Work with operations to ensure the office is well organized and presentable
• Schedule and organize meetings and events at Kepler
• Takes notes at meetings
• Assist with communication to external and internal audiences
• Perform assigned administrative tasks
• Organize and assist with travel
• Other duties as assigned
Qualifications
• Experience with Microsoft Office programs (MS Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
• Interpersonal skills
• Strong written communication skills
• Ability to type 50 word per minute
• Experience with Google Drive and email
• Ability to use internet for research and travel planning
• Bachelor’s degree preferred
• 1-2 years experience in a similar position preferred
Reports to: Country Director
Starting Date: October 1, 2015
Salary Range: 200,000-300,000 RWF (net) per month depending on experience
Benefits: Include health insurance, generous holiday leave, staff events, airtime allowance
How to Apply: Send cover letter and CV to [email protected] and include “Application for Executive Assistant” in the subject line

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