• Kenya

Job Description:

Who is Mastercard

We are the global technology company behind the worlds fastest payments processing network We are a vehicle for commerce, a connection to financial systems for the previously excluded, a technology innovation lab, and the home of Priceless We ensure every employee has the opportunity to be a part of something bigger and to change lives We believe as our company grows, so should you We believe in connecting everyone to endless, priceless possibilities

Job Title

Business Assistant

This role is a 12 month contract and reports to the Country Manager of Mastercard in our Kenya office The role will be a split between Executive Assistant and Office Manager The successful candidate will be required to perform general administrative duties to support day-to-day operations in such areas as telephone coverage, scheduling of meetings, travel arrangements, expense reporting, calendar management, taking and distributing meeting minutes, copying, screening mail, ordering supplies, and maintaining records


Proactively manage the calendar of the Country Manager, taking into consideration different time zones and culture of a global organization
Seamless organization of relevant customer, management and cross functional meetings, providing all necessary support (ie IT, catering, etc as required)
Flawless execution of all business travel for the Country Manager, including expense management and travel booking on a timely basis
Serve as administrative liaison with others within and outside the company
Management of visits by Mastercard seniors to Kenya and Kenyan customers to global destinations, where the Country Manager is involved
Manage all contracting, sourcing, finance and vendor relationships in compliance with company policies
Manage all items related to and act as a point person for internal and external audits
Work on business projects to support the Country manager on an ad hoc basis
Must be able to self-direct, self-motivate and work effectively with others at all levels of a global organization (ie team members, senior leaders, executive management and customers)
As the role will involve high-level client contact and may be exposed to sensitive information, both internally and externally, it is important to demonstrate confidentiality, good business judgment and diplomacy
Ability to function as a team member in a time-compressed, highly dynamic and ambiguous environment to ensure deliverables are achieved

About You
Proficient knowledge of the MS Office Suite, including Excel spread sheets and functions, Word and PowerPoint skills
High proficiency in Outlook
Attention to detail
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrate ability to manage time and multiple commitments
Strong problem solving skills and ability to proactively anticipating solutions
Ability to self-motivate and self-direct
Positive attitude and strong orientation toward team work
Bachelor degree required

Mastercard is an inclusive Equal Employment Opportunity employer that considers applicants without regard to gender, gender identity, sexual orientation, race, ethnicity, disabled or veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law

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Profile Summary:

Employment Type : Full Time
Eligibility : Any Graduate
Industry : Educational/Training
Functional Area : HR / Administration / IR
Role : Production/Manufacturi ng/Maintenance
Salary : As per Industry Standards
Deadline : 15th Mar 2020

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