Personal Assistant(PA) To CEO

Full time @Brites Management in Law
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Job Description


SALARY Kshs 45,000.00 NET


Our client a law firm in Nairobi is looking for a Personal Assistant to the CEO. The ideal candidate will have similar experience and act as a first point of contact: dealing with correspondence and phone calls. Managing diaries and organizing meetings and appointments, often controlling access to the manager/executive. Booking and arranging travel, transport and accommodation. Organizing events and conferences.

Duties and Responsibilities


·      Manage and maintain the CEO’s diary, email account and operational tasks.

·      Filter emails, highlight urgent correspondence and print attachments.

·      Organize inbound emails into the appropriate folders and any relevant information to be copied into the correct file on the hard drive.

·      Respond to emails as much as possible, dealing with appointments, requiring Bio or photos etc.

·      Ensure busy diary commitments, papers and travel arrangements are managed effectively including producing a daily folder with diary, necessary papers etc. and troubleshooting problems.

·      Conduct weekly diary meetings with the MD to discuss upcoming engagements, invitations and other requests.

·      Schedule on behalf of the MD meetings between him and his direct reports and the committees and groups to which he is a member.

·      Coordinate travel and accommodation requirements in connection with others and ensure arrangements in place for the MD match his requirements.

·      Filter general information, queries, phone calls and invitations to the MD by redirecting or taking forward such contact as appropriate.

·      Ensure the MD is fully briefed on, or prepared for, any engagements he is involved in. Keep and maintain an accurate record of papers and electronic correspondence on behalf of the MD.

·      Prepare correspondence on behalf of the MD, including the drafting of general replies.

·      Minute general meetings as required and complete research on behalf of the MD. Ad-hoc project management

·      Filing – including legal activities, keep and retrieve files.

·      Ensure guests meeting with the MD are well taken care of.

·      Provide a service that is in line with the MD’s work habits and preferences.

·      Candidate should have ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing.

·      Agenda preparation and expenses

Key Competencies:

  • Be a graduate from a reputable institution with a degree
  • Have at least 7 years working experience with a Managing Partner or CEO in a busy Law firm or institution.
  • Be ready to work and be stationed in Nairobi
  • Be computer literate
  • Be presentable
  • Be proactive, self-motivated and aggressive
  • Have excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Have the ability to work as a team
  • Be a person of unquestionable integrity with a high sense of professionalism
  • Demonstrate excellent organizational skills and have ability to handle and work under pressure.
  • Have the ability to work with minimum or no supervision


Qualified candidates should send their CV’s quoting relevant skills, qualifications and experience to and quote the job title on the subject line. Interviews will be done on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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