Executive Assistant at British American Tobacco Nigeria (BAT)

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Job Detail

  • Job ID 1533
  • Career Level Executive
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Gender Male or Famele
  • Qualifications BA/BSc/HND

Job Description

British American Tobacco is all about freedom of choice – whether it’s our people or our products. Combined with our entrepreneurial spirit, it’s what’s driven our phenomenal success. We started trading tobacco over a hundred years ago. Today, we’re a multibillion-dollar company with more than 200 brands in our portfolio. With robust positions in each of our regional markets, our future looks equally bright too.


Location: Lagos
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.

How to Apply
Interested and qualified candidates should:
Click here to apply online

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