Executive Coordinator

Organization
Husk Power Systems
Location
Abuja, Nigeria
Job Type
Full-time
Deadline for Applications
08/27/2022
How to Apply
Please apply using the link - https://smrtr.io/bcVVK .
Where to Apply
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Tags
Full-time

Role Summary

Husk is seeking an Executive Coordinator to join the business team in Nigeria. This individual will play an integral role in providing day-to-day support to the Country Director as well as also directly support engagement across all business units and with the Nigeria Management Team and Global Senior Leadership Team. The role will also require coordinating daily operational functions and business efficiency within the larger team and providing support for external relations efforts. The role requires handling of confidential business information on a regular basis and with great discretion. We seek someone with prior experience as a technical assistant, executive assistant, or business coordinator and is dynamic, with process administrative skills. The ideal candidate would highly motivated, detail oriented and has experience with managing calendar engagements, report writing, business improvement and efficiency support. We require someone who understands the importance of constant engagement to ensure maximum efficiency and can support the coordination of various units to function as one whole. The candidate must also be passionate about contributing to solving one of Nigeria’s (sub-Saharan Africa’s) most critical challenges – energy access deficit. This position provides the opportunity to join a growing team that is changing the face of rural electrification in many countries in across Asia and Africa.

Key Responsibilities

General

Provide daily administrative support to the Country Director maximizing effective use of his time and priorities, ensuring his participation in internal and external meetings / events are well prepared, scheduling and correspondence, maintaining calendar or events and detailed travel plans.
Communicates directly and on behalf of the CD with internal/external stakeholders and others on matters as directed.
Provides regular operating status reports to Country Director as needed, assisting during operational reviews through follow up on assigned performance tasks and deadlines
Work and coordinate with cross-functional teams towards business initiatives, improvement and support to ensure business continuity or as directed.
Collaborate with Business Heads to capture progress, commitments and decisions and report this to the Country Director on a regular basis.
Provide research and business support to the Country Director and other Business Units as needed.
Support and manage the preparation of briefing materials for the Country Director and other Business Heads as required.
Other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Business Analysis

Prepare and share regular status reports for Business Planning on status of core businesses with a focus on targets, performance management and highlighting key needs for each rolling quarter.
Provide information-model as well as analyze & interpret data sets, patterns or trends for regular inputs for strategic business decision making.
Own the creation and maintenance of reporting dashboards using relevant data and inputs from internal (and external) sources.
Track financial KPIs across core business functions with the goal to build on performance delivery quarter-on-quarter.

Business Growth and Support

Ensure support for other Business Units to ensure alignment with business outlook.
Support in crafting a succession planning strategy to ensure continuity for critical positions.
Support the Country Director on business planning activities for special initiatives that may arise from time to time.
Support Business Heads and/or budget owners on business coordination related needs.

General Skills & Attributes

Excellent knowledge and use of MS Office, Google Suite and other relevant tools; high proficiency in MS PowerPoint and Excel use for reports and presentations expected.
Excellent skills with project management tools (MS Project, Asana, Slack etc), plus data analysis/reporting tools (Excel, Power BI etc)
Highly motivated and target driven with a proven track record in delivering tasks in a timely and effective manner
Excellent communication skills; with a high level of assertiveness and ability to take initiative
Highly numerate and analytical with an ability to make strategic inputs for driving and achieving business goals
Responsive with great time management and organizational skills
Ability to create and deliver presentations tailored to the audience needs
Relationship management skills and openness to feedback
A Can-Do attitude with a knack for taking ownership of deliverables

Does this sound like you?

A Bachelor’s Degree with up to 3 years of working experience as an Executive Assistant, Technical Assistant or Executive Coordinator.
An MBA or relevant Business-related postgraduate qualifications a plus
Able to support/co-ordinate organizational workflow/workstreams as required, for achievement of common business goals and objectives.
Ability to ensure closure for tasks and business initiatives; drawing insights for business growth
Operationally focused; detailed oriented but able to grasp big picture.
Experience in operating across multiple time zones and with distributed teams.
Superb interpersonal skills, including the ability to quickly build rapport with both internal and external stakeholders.
Ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-diverse environment coordinating with multiple stakeholders

Also;

You are driven to support the delivery of business growth in a new market.
You have a robust industry network and understand effective stakeholder engagement practices.
You are an effective planner and have a strong orientation to process
You build strong relationships based on trust, and are a strong verbal communicator
You pride your communication skills.
Most importantly, candidate must fit company spirit where people work smart, play hard, have fun and are dedicated to success.

Additional Information

DISCLAIMER
This description indicates the general nature and level of the qualifications and duties required of employees in this job classification, as well as the essential functions a person must be able to perform to do this job. It is not designed to be a comprehensive inventory of all duties and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.
Husk Power Systems and its subsidiaries are equal opportunity employers and make employment decisions on the basis of merit and business need. We hire without consideration to race, colour, religion, citizenship, political activity or affiliation, marital status, age, national origin, ancestry, disability, veteran status, sexual orientation, gender identity, gender expression, sex or gender, or any other basis protected by law.