Executive Assistant, Marketing at British American Tobacco Nigeria

  • Marketing ,Sales
  • Full time
  • 5 months ago
  • Lagos
  • Job Qualifications BA/BSc/HND
  • Number of vacancies 1 opening
  • Job experience 3 years

Job Description

Job Number:  25591
Function: Marketing & Sales
Level: Non-management
Appointment Type: Permanent

The Purpose

  • The purpose of the role is to provide comprehensive and proactive support to the Marketing Director and the Marketing Function on a wide range of complex tactical and administrative tasks whilst prioritizing and taking personal responsibility for all activities in order to enhance effectiveness.

Principal Accountabilities

  • Manage the work schedule (calendars, visits and work plans) for the Marketing Director to ensure optimal use of time and resources
  • Provide effective support to the Marketing Director and be the liaison with all other departments within BAT Nigeria and West and Central Africa Area
  • Co-ordinate meetings and engagements for the Marketing Leadership Team within the area and organize conferences (local and global), workshops and Marketing team-build events with professionalism
  • Provide an effective and efficient administrative service to a high level of competency
  • Organize extensive global travel arrangements for Marketing Director and other Regional visitors- transportation, hotels and visas in place
  • Perform routine transactions such as purchase orders, cash advance, expense statements & retirements as required
  • Handle records management responsibilities for the Marketing Function
  • Work with the Trade Team in preparing reports and creating sales orders for shipment on SAP
  • Follow up with Supply Chain team to ensure shipment figures are error free
  • Plans own workload to anticipate and balance priorities, thus optimizing output
  • Develop and implement reports, memos and other analysis and communication materials for internal and external use using the Microsoft office suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
  • Effectively interface and maintain excellent relationships with other Top Team Members and their Pa and Marketing Managers to achieve targets
  • Identify areas for improvement and execute improvement plans as relates to work deliverables.

Role Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree, preferably in Social Sciences
  • At least 3 years of experience in a similar role, preferably in an international/ FMCG environment
  • Strong organizational and secretarial skills: ability to establish priorities, maintain confidentiality and work under pressure
  • Excellent interpersonal & communication skills and a flair for preparing complex reports in PowerPoint, Word and Excel
  • Proactive “can do” work ethic – flexible approach to working, keen and confident to use own initiative
  • Experience in utilizing SAP and good numeric skills to work with financial systems and resolve queries
  • French knowledge would represent an added advantage.

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco on careers.bat.com to apply
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