Executive Assistant to CEO
Abuja, Federal Capital Territory, NG
5d ago

About EM-ONE

EM-ONE is a dynamic company in a scale up stage looking to further build our high-performance and impact-oriented team. We are looking for an energetic individual who is passionate about the energy transition and working cross-functionally to get things done.

If this sounds like you, this role will be an amazing fit!

At EM-ONE, we are a collaborative team of technology and engineering experts focused on accelerating the sustainable energy transition in Africa.

We provide end-to-end solutions in distributed energy systems (microgrids and large-scale PV systems for utilities, C&I and remote applications), smart electricity infrastructure, and powering healthcare.

To date, we have designed and built over 300 solar microgrids for energy access as well as for commercial & industrial applications.

And now, we are growing! We have exciting international projects lined up and it’s time to bring in a new team member who is as motivated and excited about technology and the energy transition as we are!

About the Position

Reporting directly to the CEO, the Executive Assistant provides executive and high-level administrative support to the CEO that includes a wide range of admin and business operations functions to enable the success and growth of our company.

Main responsibilities will include :

  • Acting as the eyes and ears of the CEO for the Abuja office. The EA will successfully communicate, and project manage strategic initiatives in line with the leadership’s priorities
  • Overseeing the management of our Abuja office (branding, equipment, software, intranet, compliance), while undertaking office improvement activities
  • Supporting a range of HR functions, including implementing our company culture and employee engagement initiatives
  • Implementing branding and marketing communications initiatives working closely with our global HQ this may include representing EM-ONE at industry events at functions in Nigeria
  • Drafting and collaborating on corporate communications, reports, and presentations
  • Supporting the preparation of proposals and pitches, working closely with business development
  • Coordinating schedules by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, travel, and reservations
  • Being responsive to emails / texts / phone calls, including contact outside normal business hours
  • Maintaining a high level of confidentiality and discretion
  • Our ideal EA will have experience handling a wide range of business and executive support related tasks and will be able to work independently and take ownership of all assignments.

    This person must be exceptionally well organized, flexible, and willing to take on new challenges for our evolving company.


    We are looking for someone creative, with sound all-round judgement, and who enjoys working in an entrepreneurial environment. Our ideal EA :

  • 3+ years' experience in a similar role; start up experience is a plus.
  • Strong business acumen (developed through school or experience).
  • Outstanding time management, execution, and organizational skills.
  • Planning & project management skills; managing & coordinating multiple projects simultaneously.
  • Business level written and verbal English communication skills.
  • Comfortable learning and adapting to different softwares
  • And finally we are a group of hard-working individuals with can-do attitudes. We are kind to each other, and we help out where we can.
  • We have fun and respectful no matter how busy we get. We are looking for someone who will be a positive addition to our team!

    If you meet 80% or more of the ideal requirements - please apply with your credentials and a cover letter.


  • Solid social and environmental impact mission (sustainable energy + increasing renewables to the energy transition) with a team passionate about what we do and how we do it.
  • The role is high impact - you will feel your direct impact to the company, to our mission and on our leadership team
  • Timing - we’re building systems to support our growth before it gets super busy and exciting in Q3 - starting early will give you plenty of time to settle in.
  • Salary range : competitive based on experience
  • Benefits : full range of health & dental; education allowance and learning & development experiences; generous paid sick days & vacation.
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