Executive Coordinator to the Director of Operations at Andela

Andela extends engineering teams with world-class software developers. We recruit the most talented developers on the African continent, shape them into technical leaders, and place them as full-time distributed team members with companies that range from Microsoft and IBM to dozens of high-growth startups. Backed by Chan Zuckerberg Initiative, GV (Google Ventures) and Spark Capital, Andela is building the next generation of global technology leaders. Passion, excellence, entrepreneurial spirit, and rejecting the status quo are just a few of the things that Andela team members have in common.We have a vision to train 100,000 world-class developers in the next 10 years – and we want you to help make it happenJob Title:Executive Coordinator to the Director of Operations About the Role:The Executive Coordinator is experienced in handling a wide range of administrative and executive support-related tasks. He/She is able to work independently with little or no supervision. The Executive Assistant is a highly resourceful team-player, who is comfortable working in a fast-paced environment, sometimes under pressure, while remaining flexible, proactive, and efficient.The individual has the ability to exercise good judgment in a variety of situations, with strong written and verbal communication, administrative, and organizational skills, and the ability to maintain a realistic balance among multiple priorities. He/She will report directly to the Director of Operations Lagos and work collaboratively with the Lagos Operations team to ensure well-laid out plans are executed effectively.Responsibilities:The specific responsibilities of the Executive Coordinator will include:Coordinating the flow of information to the Director's desk as required for policy and operational decisionsOwning and managing administrative tasks of the Director of OperationsManaging an extremely busy and active calendar or appointmentsComposing and preparing confidential correspondence for the Director of OperationsScreening phone and video calls and visitors on the DOs behalfArranging and managing travel itinerary, agenda and logisticsAnticipating the Director’s needs and proactively bringing together appropriate people and resources to support the Director’s agendaCompleting critical aspects of deliverables and special assignments by establishing objectives; determining priorities; managing time; gaining cooperation of others; monitoring progress; problem solving; making adjustments to plansEnhances Director’s and company’s reputation by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests; exploring opportunities to add valueRepresenting the Director by welcoming visitors, arranging company dinners and other corporate functions; answering questions and meeting requests directed to the executive officeAssisting in coordinating the agenda of senior management team meetings and off-sites, and all staff meetingsManaging external contacts; proactively understanding who they are, who the primary contacts are, and keeping track of periodic communication needed for primary contactsRelieving the Director of day-to-day administrative duties

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