Executive Assistant Job Opportunity at Innovation Village

Job Title:    Executive Assistant

Organisation: Innovation Village

Duty Station:  Kampala, Uganda

About US:

The Innovation Village is a destination entrepreneurs call home. We believe that every idea that could transform society should be given an opportunity to see what that idea could become. Have you ever considered a career working with startups? Startup culture is high energy, your ticket to being a problem solver, attracts the best minds around and lets you fast-track your career with high-growth teams. Startup culture gives you the flexibility to explore emerging technologies and test your limits along the way.

We enable organisations to work with entrepreneurs, capture new value from digital—creating products, experiences, and businesses. We bring together a community where people can design, prototype, test, scale and launch imaginative and solutions to big challenges – together.

Job Summary:  The Innovation Village is searching for an experienced, reliable and task oriented Executive Assistant.  The Executive Assistant will work directly with the Team Lead / Managing Director and will be responsible for performing a number of administrative duties. You will be in charge of scheduling meetings, taking minutes during sessions, maintaining database and producing reports or presentations for the Team lead.

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

  • Coordinate executive communications, include taking calls, responding to emails and interfacing with clients.
  • Prepare internal and external corporate documents for the team members and industry partners by researching and conducting data for review and presentation.
  • Schedule meetings and appointment and manage travel itineraries
  • Maintain an organized filing system of paper and electronic documents
  • Uphold a strict level of confidentiality
  • Develop and sustain a level of professionalism among staff and clientele

Qualifications, Skills and Experience: 

  • The applicant must hold a Master’s and/or Bachelor’s Degree level qualification strongly preferred
  • Entrepreneurial acumen coupled with great attention to innovative trends
  • Experience with project management, strategic planning and demonstrated experience in change management
  • Knowledge of global and regional innovation trends
  • Demonstrated ability with improving and creating and implementing new systems and approaches
  • Well organized, logical thinking decision – maker with an analytical, detailed approach to researching and problem solving
  • Ability to multitask and prioritise tasks
  • Excellent time management skills
  • Well-developed organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Great verbal and written communication skills
  • Professional discretion

How to Apply:

All candidates who wish to join us in the aforementioned capacity should apply online at the link below.

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