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  • Posted: Jun 27, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • We are a Telehealth information and technology firm primarily focused on Sub-Saharan Africa. We work at the intersection of patients and service providers to improve the quality of healthcare via technology solutions designed to impact lives.
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    Executive Assistant

    The Position

    • In this position, you will function as an experienced, extremely detail-oriented administrative professional and will work closely with our founders.
    • As Executive Assistant to the CEO, you will provide administrative and operational support to our CEO. This role involves heavy collaboration with the founders.
    • This role focuses on administrative support, external event coordination, project management,  and operations.
    • Along with the mDoc leadership team, you will cultivate an environment reflecting the values of mDoc Healthcare, including respect for our members and team members.
    • You must be data-driven or willing to be data-driven.
    • Given we are a technology firm; you will use digital tools to work plan, manage project track, predict our success as well as manage our members and customers.
    • Also,  given that mDoc is a startup, there will likely be some fluidity in responsibilities.

    The Executive Assistant will:

    • Assist in the implementation of project activities in accordance with the work plan.
    • Use Jira and other technology tools to proactively manage the team's complex plans
    • Analyze and work to deeply understand the CEO and founders' goals, and protect their time accordingly.
    • Manage active calendars, coordinate internal and external meetings, prepare agendas, take notes, and track follow-up action items.
    • Communicate directly, on behalf of the CEO and executive team, with external and internal stakeholders. Proactively manage the calendar to ensure that the CEO is more responsive,
    • Prioritize conflicting requests and needs and handle matters proactively, swiftly, and to completion while meeting deadlines.
    • Manage the coordination and logistics of recruiting searches.
    • Assist the CEO with ad hoc projects as needed, including the coordination of team activities.
    • Arrange complex and detailed domestic and international travel plans and itineraries.
    • You will also coordinate agendas and compile documents for travel-related meetings, and be proactive in understanding if there are any pre/post-travel and pre/post-meeting requirements that need to be done.
    • Apply confidentiality to all the CEO's work
    • Provide operational support for the CEO's initiatives
    • You will be the difference between new ideas and projects being realized, or put off.
    • Work with the CEO and others inside and outside of the organization to make sure strategies are made.


    • Bachelor's Degree required
    • Master's Degree preferred
    • Interest or experience in health preferred.
    • Excellent problem solving, communication and "person-centred" skills
    • High level of organizational management capability and prioritization as well as the ability to break the  'big picture' into step-wise different pieces.
    • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications especially Excel, PowerPoint, and Microsoft word.
    • Ability to establish and maintain effective and healthy working relationships with co-workers, managers and clients.
    • The ability to perform several tasks simultaneously to meet deadlines is necessary with high attention to  detail
    • Demonstrates ability to work with confidential and sensitive data and experience with technology tools including Asana or Trello or Jira.
    • The goal for this role is to do whatever it takes to keep our CEO laser-focused on company growth by removing and unblocking any distractions. As such, this role involves heavy collaboration with the founders but also requires an ownership mindset.
    • Extreme attention to detail: You're extremely organized and consistently notice, track and remember details.
    • You must be a proactive problem solver. Identify things that need to be done and resolve them without being told to.
    • Be a fast learner with an action-oriented mindset to unblock any challenge that comes up.
    • Passionate and hungry: willing to hustle, and do whatever it takes to get tasks done.
    • End-to-end ownership: You're able to initiate complex, high-level, multi-phase tasks and see them through to completion with minimal assistance.
    • You have strong verbal and written communication skills.
    • You've provided administrative and logistical support for startup founders, leadership or executives.
    • You're enthusiastic and eager to help wherever you can.
    • You have expertise with Google tools and MS Office.
    • You're fluent with the internet and internet culture, likely to and able to research anything effectively online.
    • You're also a daily user of mobile software & apps.

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV to: using the Job Title as the subject of the email.


    • Attach a 1-2 paragraph response in your email indicating why this job is compelling to you.
    • We take the process of hiring very seriously and as such you will be asked to undergo an assessment of your skills before moving forward in the process.
    • Only short-listed candidates will be notified if they are moving ahead in the process.

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