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Assistant

Posted: 7 Jun 2021 Closes: 21 Jun 2021
Cairo, EG Competitive
Fixed term & Part time EBR_21405

Assistant

Purpose of Job

The Assistant provides administrative support to staff, including travel arrangements and secretarial assistance in project preparation.

Background

The Assistant provides comprehensive high quality secretarial support to staff from various teams represented in RO and also works in cooperation with service providers (travel agencies, courier companies, etc.)

Facts and Scale

Depending on office size and number of other secretaries, Assistant assists to 2-8 bankers.
  • Depending on RO may be involved in supporting budget management duties
  • No Line Management Responsibility
  • Interacts with:
    • Bankers, internal departments
    • Service providers (courier companies, travel agencies, taxi companies),
    • Clients to coordinate meetings

Accountabilities and responsibilities:
  • Screen telephone calls, taking messages and passing them on as appropriate, providing a professional front of house service.
  • Distributions of mail, sending out fax messages ensuring the correct correspondence gets to the correct EBRD staff member.
  • Manage the diaries of the Bankers if required to assist with the smooth running of the office and key stakeholder's schedules.
  • Proof read and draft routine business correspondence for Banker's signature, editing, photocopying, scanning and binding documents;
  • Organising conference calls, video conferences, external and internal meetings;
  • Travel arrangements for various business trips, including visas arrangements and preparation of ECFs and following up reimbursement process
  • Providing administrative support in project preparation/ due diligence/ monitoring: updating projects databases and filing project documents, preparation of contract request forms, communication with TC team
  • Maintaining the filing system to ensure instant retrieval of up-to-date information (Project link)
  • updating DTM entries as per the OPSCOM minutes and memo;
  • OpsCom preparation: video-link organising.
  • Assist in the organisation of workshops and seminars, preparing presentations for internal and external meetings;
  • Working with visiting missions in the related areas
  • To replace receptionist in her absence
  • Ad-hoc other secretarial and administrative duties when required.
  • Depending on RO to assist two-three lawyers and deal with OGC related issues particularly processing of POAs related to the project; processing of legal documentation, safekeeping; completion of OGC formsTranslation of short documents (max. 1,5-2 pages)
  • Depending on RO working with petty cash payments can be required
  • Depending on RO may be assigned to coordinate in visa/registration issues, liaise with the MFA

Skills/Qualifications and Experience

  • Screen telephone calls, taking messages and passing them on as appropriate, providing a professional front of house service.
  • Distributions of mail, sending out fax messages ensuring the correct correspondence gets to the correct EBRD staff member.
  • Manage the diaries of the Bankers if required to assist with the smooth running of the office and key stakeholder's schedules.
  • Proof read and draft routine business correspondence for Banker's signature, editing, photocopying, scanning and binding documents;
  • Organising conference calls, video conferences, external and internal meetings;
  • Travel arrangements for various business trips, including visas arrangements and preparation of ECFs and following up reimbursement process
  • Providing administrative support in project preparation/ due diligence/ monitoring: updating projects databases and filing project documents, preparation of contract request forms, communication with TC team
  • Maintaining the filing system to ensure instant retrieval of up-to-date information (Project link)
  • updating DTM entries as per the OPSCOM minutes and memo;
  • OpsCom preparation: video-link organising.
  • Assist in the organisation of workshops and seminars, preparing presentations for internal and external meetings;
  • Working with visiting missions in the related areas
  • To replace receptionist in her absence
  • Ad-hoc other secretarial and administrative duties when required.
  • Depending on RO to assist two-three lawyers and deal with OGC related issues particularly processing of POAs related to the project; processing of legal documentation, safekeeping; completion of OGC formsTranslation of short documents (max. 1,5-2 pages)
  • Depending on RO working with petty cash payments can be required
  • Depending on RO may be assigned to coordinate in visa/registration issues, liaise with the MFA
Diversity is one of the Bank's core values which are at the heart of everything it does. A diverse workforce with the right knowledge and skills enables connection with our clients, brings pioneering ideas, energy and innovation. The EBRD staff is characterised by its rich diversity of nationalities, cultures and opinions and we aim to sustain and build on this strength. As such, the EBRD seeks to ensure that everyone is treated with respect and given equal opportunities and works in an inclusive environment. The EBRD encourages all qualified candidates who are nationals of the EBRD member countries to apply regardless of their racial, ethnic, religious and cultural background, gender, sexual orientation or disabilities. As an inclusive employer, we promote flexible working.

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