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  • Posted: Feb 15, 2021
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    British American Tobacco plc (informally BAT) is a British multinational tobacco company headquartered in London, United Kingdom. It is one of the world’s five largest tobacco companies. BAT has a market-leading position in over 50 countries and operations in around 180 countries. Its four largest-selling brands are Dunhill, Lucky Strike, Kent and ...
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    Executive Assistant

    Seniority Level: Executive
    Function: General Management
    Reports to: Area Director & Human Resources Director, West & Central Africa
    Reporting Level: Internal


    • BAT is evolving at pace - truly like no other organisation.
    • To achieve the ambition, we have set for ourselves, we are looking for colleagues who are ready to live our ethos every day. Come be a part of this journey!

    Role Positioning and Objectives:

    • The role is responsible for providing comprehensive and proactive support to the Area Director & HR Director on a wide range of complex tactical and administrative tasks whilst prioritizing and taking personal responsibility for all activities in order to improve efficiency.
    • This role will also be responsible for executing defined work projects of moderate complexity).

    What You Will Be Accountable For

    • Manage the work schedule (calendars, visits and work plans) and correspondence for the Area and HR Director to ensure optimal use of time and resources
    • Develop and implement complex presentations, reports, memos and other analysis and communication materials for internal and external use using the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel & PowerPoint)
    • Co-ordinate meetings and engagements for the Top team within the area
    • Responsible for organizing extensive global travel arrangements for Area and HR Director and other Regional visitors - transportation, hotels and visas in place
    • Perform routine transactions such as cash advance, expense statements & retirements as required
    • Organizing conferences (local and global), workshops and team-build events
    • Effectively interface with other Top Team Members and their PAs to achieve targets
    • Effective relationship with and Role Model to PAs within BAT and in other companies
    • Identify areas for improvement and execute plans as required

    Can this be Your Future Role?

    • Can you multitask, prioritise and organise like a pro?

    Essential Experience, Skills and Knowledge

    • BSc / BA Degree
    • Previous working experience in a similar role, in a leading corporate organisation is an advantage
    • Great MS Office skills (Word, PowerPoint, Excel) and ability to prepare complex reports
    • Proactive “can do” work ethic - flexible approach to working
    • Excellent organizing and prioritizing skills
    • Great communication (verbal and written) and interpersonal skills, with an assertive attitude
    • Self-starter, keen and confident to use own initiative
    • Ability to establish priorities, maintain confidentiality and work under pressure
    • Good numerical skills to work with financial systems and resolve queries.


    • Possibility to grow in the role
    • Access to learning and development opportunities
    • Competitive package.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified? Go to British American Tobacco on to apply
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