Posted by S.W.R.C - VERIFIED EMPLOYER VERIFIED 3 Mar 6:24 pmIkeja, Lagos
Typical responsibilities of the job include:
answering telephone calls
using a variety of software packages
booking transport and accommodation
implementing and maintaining procedures/administrative systems
liaising with staff, suppliers and clients
preparing letters, presentations and reports
The work offers excellent scope for promotion into senior PA/administrative positions.
Qualifications and training required
A degree in English, business, IT, languages, information science, administration or management can be beneficial, particularly for the most prestigious positions. Previous clerical, secretarial or commercial work experience is essential (some employers may expect as much as two years).
A variety of secretarial courses, including the LCCI Private/Executive Secretarial Diploma, are available at further education colleges. Relevant experience can be gained via temporary agency work, which may in turn lead to permanent work.
Key skills for PAs
Good interpersonal skills
Ability to multitask
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