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Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) at Merit Telecoms (NIG) Limited


Company Info

Mid sized business

1 to 50 Employees

Merit Telecoms (NIG) Limited

Merit Telecoms (NIG) Limited, also known as Merit Telecoms Nigeria Limited, is a distinguished and independent provider of wireless voice and data turnkey services to the telecommunications industry. With a strong reputation and recognition, we lead the way in delivering comprehensive solutions that cater to the evolving needs of the telecommunications sector. Our expertise lies in offering top-notch wireless voice and data services, empowering our clients with the tools they need to excel in their operations.

Title: Executive Assistant to the Chief Executive Officer (CEO)

Location: Lagos

Employment Type: Full-time

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Provide sophisticated calendar management for the CEO. Prioritize inquiries and requests while troubleshooting conflicts; make judgments and recommendations to ensure smooth day-to-day engagements.
  • Complete a broad variety of administrative tasks that facilitate the CEO’s ability to effectively lead the organization, including assisting with special projects; designing and producing complex documents, reports, and presentations;
  • Collecting and preparing information for meetings with staff and outside parties; composing and preparing correspondence; maintaining contact lists; making travel arrangements; and completing expense and mileage reports.
  • Serve as the primary point of contact for internal and external constituencies on all matters pertaining to the CEO, including those of a highly confidential or critical nature.
  •  Prioritize and determine the appropriate course of action, referral, or response, exercising judgment to reflect the CEO’s style and organization policy.
  • Work closely with the CEO to keep them well informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities, following up appropriately. Act as a “barometer,” having a sense of the issues taking place in the environment and keeping the CEO updated. Anticipate CEO’s needs in advance of meetings, conferences, etc.
  • Coordinate all Executive Team meetings and retreats and assist with staff meetings and events as needed.
  • Provide “gatekeeper” and “gateway” roles, providing a bridge for smooth communication between the CEO and staff, demonstrating leadership to maintain credibility, trust, and support with the Executive Team.
  • Work with the Executive Team to coordinate the CEO’s outreach activities. Follow up on contacts made by the CEO to cultivate ongoing relationships.
  • Replenish office materials such as snacks, printer supplies, paper, office supplies, etc.
  • Provide hospitality to all CEO guests and help to create a welcoming environment.
  • Invest in building long-lasting relationships both externally and internally.
  • Manage petty cash reimbursements and reconciliation.


  • Candidates should possess an HND / Bachelor’s Degree with 2 – 3 years relevant work experience.

Deadline: 20th June, 2023.

How to Apply: Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: [email protected] using the Job Title as the subject of the email.

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