Stresert Services Limited – Our client, a Turnkey Integrated Service Organization, seeks to recruit suitably qualified candidates for the position below:

Job Title:
Personal Assistant
Job ref: PAMD
Location: Victoria Island, Lagos
Job Description

  • The Personal Assistant (PA) to the MD will provide high-level, confidential and administrative support to the office of the MD.
  • She will be in charge of preparing correspondence for the office of the MD.
  • The ideal candidate must be exceptionally eloquent with impeccable communication skills.
  • Her duties may be clerical, administrative and project-based and include scheduling travel, arranging meetings, handling information requests, preparing reports, taking minutes of meetings held and liaising with board members and other senior officers of the organization.
  • This position is often privy to confidential information and as such, requires diplomacy and discretion.
  • In a nut shell the role provides an efficient and responsive administrative, organizational, and logistical service to the MD, helping to manage and prioritize time.

Desired Skills & Experience
Essential responsibilities and duties may include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Assist MD in conducting regular reviews of tasks and correspondences.
  • Filter emails, highlight urgent correspondence and print attachments.
  • Coordinate travel and accommodation requirements in connection with Admin unit and ensure arrangements are in place for the MD to match the requirements.
  • Keep and maintain an accurate record of papers and electronic correspondence on behalf of the office of the MD.
  • Prepare correspondence on behalf of the MD, including the drafting of general replies.
  • Keep and retrieve files for the MD as at when required.
  • Ensure busy diary commitments, papers, and travel arrangements are managed effectively including producing a daily folder with diary, necessary papers, etc.
  • Schedule on behalf of the MD meetings with clients, board members and other senior officers.


  • Demonstrable experience in an Administration/Executive Assistant/PA role in a highly pressurized environment requiring tact, judgement and discretion in handling internal and external contacts (essential).
  • Writing of speeches for invited programmes and project defence etc
  • Experience of diary management/researching and booking of travel and accommodation (essential), with a minimum of 10 years experience.
  • Experience of successfully working with senior management (essential); matured, desired age range is between 38 – 43 years old.


  • Must be proficient with the keyboard and IT applications (this may be tested during the selection process).
  • Expert level in the use of Outlook.
  • Attention to detail and deadlines; Ability to filter information and assess priorities.
  • Ability to develop and maintain good working relationships at all levels, including during difficult or challenging circumstances.
  • Ability to prioritize and manage own workload; ability to think ahead and anticipate needs before they arise.
  • Ability to exercise discretion in dealing with confidential or sensitive matters.
  • Intermediate level in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint Skills (all essential)
  • Excellent organizational skills, ability to multi-task and organize others.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills and ability to professionally represent the MD’s office.
  • Ability to work under pressure and be flexible as part of a small team.

N2, 700, 000 – N3,500,000 gross/annum ( based on experience).

How to Apply

Interested and qualified applicants with related experience should forward applications to: [email protected] using “PAMD” as the subject of mail.


  • Wrongly titled applications will be ignored (please be guided).
  • Candidates who do not meet the above criteria need not apply
Application Deadline  7th June, 2017.


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