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  • Sovereign, a national supplier of top quality chicken products to the SA market via various brands, is seeking to employ an Executive Assistant for its operations at Kariega (Uitenhage).

    Applications are invited from suitably qualified and interested candidates for this position at the Human Resources Division. The job holder is responsible for the functioning of the Group Executive – HR’s office and for providing an effective and efficient administrative and support service to the Division.

    A tertiary qualification in Administration or HR and 3 years’ Executive Assistant experience at an Executive or Senior Management level is required.

    Results Required:

    The successful candidate must be able to achieve the following results:

    • Maintain the optimal functioning of the Group Executive – HR’s office and diary

    • Liaise with key stakeholders

    • Coordinate and manage the company’s CSI activities

    • Coordinate information, compile and distribute weekly and monthly reports

    • Review and edit correspondence, reports and presentations

    • Capture and manage HR information

    • Prepare packs for meetings

    • Track ongoing HR initiatives

    • Provide ongoing assistance to the HR Team

    • Maintain an effective filling system

    • Assist with expense reporting

    Critical Competencies and Skills:

    • Building strategic working relationships

    • Excellent planning and organizational abilities

    • Advanced level communication skills, verbal and written

    • Excellent data structuring skills

    • Intermediate to advanced computer literacy in Microsoft Office products

    • Intermediate to advanced minute taking skills

    • Confidentiality

    • Professional demeanor

    • Deadline driven

    • Flexibility and adaptability

    • Independent research

    As Sovereign is an Equal Opportunity Employer, preference will be given to applicants from the designated groups, as defined by the Employment Equity Act.

    Only appropriately qualified and experienced individuals should submit a detailed CV, copies of relevant certificates and a copy ID.

    Incomplete applications & applications not meeting the minimum requirements will not be considered.

    Closing date for applications: 13 July 2021.

    If you have not heard from us after 21 days, please consider your application to have been unsuccessful.

  • Requirements

  • Minumun level of education: Diploma /Bachelor's/ N6
  • Years of experience: 3
  • Language(s): English
  • Driver's license: EC
  • Availability for travel: No
  • Availability for change of residence: No
  • People with disabilities: Yes

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Job summary

  • Executive Assitant

  • Nelson Mandela Bay, Eastern Cape

  • Company

    Sovereign Foods
  • Type of contract

    Permanent contract

  • Work type

    Casual

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