Executive Management Assistant to CEO

Operations · Cape Town, Western Cape
Department Operations
Employment Type Full-Time
Minimum Experience Executive

Executive Management Assistant to CEO 

Meet Ozow

Ozow is the future of payment — a world-class payment platform for customers and merchants that is Ozow easy, Ozow fast and Ozow secure. With benefits as big as our ambitions, we’re looking for candidates who can inspire us and be inspired by us. We’re striving to become the industry leader that provides the simplest and easiest way to pay. And while we’re on our way to building an inclusive payments market, we’re building an equally inclusive workforce. So, join us as we achieve big things and beyond.



More about this Ozow fantastic position

As the Executive Management Assistant, you will provide a strictly private and confidential executive assistant role to the Chief Executive Officer of Ozow. You will be the proverbial right hand of the CEO, providing individualised support to high-level Executives. You will manage the CEO’s workload, assist him in his tasks on hand, and act as the gatekeeper to him.



Your roles and responsibilities

  • Strategically manage the CEO’s office across key stakeholders.
  • Ensure effective forward planning of the CEO’s day to day activities to ensure optimal time utilisation.
  • Respond to emails on behalf of the CEO in a timely and professional manner, both orally and in writing.
  • Preparing and reviewing documents and presentations on the CEO’s behalf.
  • Assisting the CEO with ever-changing strategic projects.  Managing project-based tasks to ensure the CEO meets his deadlines, assisting with tracking priorities and metrics.   
  • Support the CEO in his projects, proposals, etc. through research, consultation, team-management.
  • Preparing agendas and taking minutes for Board and Executive meetings.
  • Ensure effective updating of own knowledge of systems and processes in order to develop, maintain and review administration systems to achieve maximum efficiency.
  • Contribute to optimising work practices and procedures via suggestions and feedback.
  • Effectively build, maintain and manage relationships with staff, colleagues, peers and external business partners by liaising positively and professionally.
  • Prepare expense reports and reconciliation statements. Reviews and approves, within delegated parameters, expense reports of others.
  • To maintain and continuously keep up to date all the Company’s mailing lists.
  • Commit to working proactively to support both the team and project output.



Your skills and experience

  • Minimum 5 to 10 years of previous experience as an Executive Management Assistant for a CEO in a corporate environment – preference for someone who has managed multiple executives at once.
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a postgraduate business management qualification is required. Master's in Business Administration will be advantageous.



Health and safety first

These are unprecedented times and because our people couldn’t be more important to us, health and safety couldn’t be more important to us. We’ve made sure that our office is a safe place to work and we’ll continue to do so, to ensure that we combat the spread of COVID-19.



Benefits as big as our ambitions — huge

At Ozow, first and foremost, you’ll get to do meaningful work and grow your career. But we’re also not your average 9-5 company. We work together and play together and because we really care, we offer plenty of perks too.



Some of the things to look forward to:

Fitness challenges and healthy eating. Medical and Life insurance plans. Be the hero or toast the hero of the month at first-Friday drinks. Take half a day off from work on your birthday and let us celebrate this special day with you by giving you a little spoil. Your family is our family, they to get spoils and get to join us on special events. Our holistic wellness program will give you access to a toll-free confidential telephonic counselling line which is available in all 11 languages, 365 days a year. We thrive on seeing our team members grow by creating a learning culture. There is so much more where this came from, but enough to get you excited.


Convinced? We thought so.

If we seem like the kind of forward-thinking, progress-making, energetic company you’ve been waiting for, give us a shout. We’d love to hear from you.

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    Cape Town, Western Cape
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