World Vision International

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Administrative Assistant

Job Description


World Vision International is a Christian and Humanitarian Organization, which is operating in about 100 countries in the world. The organization is looking for dedicated professional Christians to fill the below vacant positions. World Vision Malawi (WVM) is committed to demonstrate professional, moral and spiritual responsibility, to pursue excellence in its operations and to be good stewards and to conduct the functions of World Vision in an ethical manner. As a Child focused organization, World Vision is committed to the protection of children and does not employ staff whose background is not suitable for working with children. All employment is conditioned upon the successful completion of all applicable background checks, including criminal record checks where possible.


Purpose of the position

The Executive Assistant is required toprovide high quality administrative and logistical support to the National Director‘s office (the ND and Executive Associate Governance) and WVM Advisory Council/Board for effective and efficient operation of the two high offices.

Minimum qualification and experience required

1. Diploma in Secretarial Management/Advanced Diploma in Business Administration with 5 years’ experience.

2. Degree in Business Administration or any relevant degree with 3 years’ experience.

Knowledge and Skills:

  • 3-5 years’ experience in Office Management in a highest office of an organization.

  • Excellent filing skills

  • Good communication, interpersonal skills and willingness to learn

  • Self-starter

  • Computer literate with good knowledge of Microsoft word, Excel, PowerPoint and E-mail

  • Excellent Report Writing skills

  • Ability to work under minimum supervision

All interested applicants for the above position are requested to submit their application, CV, educational qualifications, names and contact telephone numbers of at least three referees, preferably one of whom you have reported to by 31 December 2016. Interested applicants should visit www.wvi.orgto apply.

Note: Those who applied in our first advertisement need not apply.

Closing date for receiving applications is 5 May 2017. Only short listed candidates will be acknowledged.