At PwC, our purpose is to build trust in society and solve important problems. It is this focus which informs the services we provide and the decisions we make.
We're a network of firms in 158 countries with more than 250,000 people who are committed to delivering quality in assurance, tax and advisory services. In Africa we're the largest provider of professional services with close to 400 partners and over 9,000 people in 34 countries.
The Job Role:
A career in Administration and Secretarial Services, within Internal Firm Services, will give you the opportunity to work closely with dedicated PwC staff to provide administrative support. We are looking for an Administrator to be responsible for managing the day to day administrative activities of the Assurance - Public Sector Business Unit, which includes providing administrative support to the Global Fund portfolio team.
Roles & Responsibilities
Schedule and organize complex activities such as meetings and department activities for all members of the Senior Management Team.
Provide administrative support services to high level management including logistics, meetings, event scheduling and execution for both domestic and international staff
Effectively manage cross-functional relationships with both domestic and international work teams to improve timeliness and quality of project deliverable
Organize and prioritize large volumes of information for assigned Business Unit, receive and direct incoming calls or emails to the appropriate parties
Assist BU Partners in the management of their schedule, arranging business travel, tracking expenses, and coordinating meeting arrangements
Handle confidential and non-routine information.
Work independently and within a team on special and non-recurring and ongoing projects.
Act as a project manager for special projects, at the request of a Partner, which may include: planning and coordinating, disseminating information, and organizing business unit events.
Use business software applications to prepare reports and general correspondences
Develop and maintain detailed filing and retrieval systems for projects, clients' information and office correspondence
Perform ad-hoc and special projects as assigned
A proven experience in a similar role, working with intensive programmes of activities and diverse audiences.
Must have high level of interpersonal skills to handle sensitive and confidential situations. Position continually requires demonstrated poise, tact and diplomacy.
Must be able to interact and communicate with individuals at all levels of the organization.
Must have knowledge of a variety of computer software applications in word processing, spreadsheets, database and presentation software (MS Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint).
Work requires continual attention to details in composing, typing and proofing materials, establishing priorities and meeting deadlines.
Must be able to work in a fast-paced environment with demonstrated ability to juggle multiple competing tasks and demands.
Must possess a good first degree from reputable University/Polytechnic.
Minimum of 3-5 years related experience in a professional environment.
Consistently deliver on multiple commitments.
Flexible approach to meet the changing needs of teams and clients.
Identify and make suggestions for improvements when problems and/or opportunities arise.
Learn about business needs that are changing and consider the impact on services provided.
Take action to stay up to date with the evolution and impact of technology developments.
Adapt communication style to meet the needs of the situation and audience.
Anticipate the needs of others and take appropriate action.
Embrace diverse perspectives and welcome opposing and conflicting ideas.
Uphold the firm's code of ethics and business conduct.