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Business Support Executive

  • Port Louis
  • Not disclosed
  • Permanent
  • Added 28/08/2017 
  • Closing 27/09/2017


The role requires a firm understanding of the dynamics of the business and individual departments. Main roles and responsibilities are b providing a comprehensive analytical and administrative support services to the COO.


Key Duties and Responsibilities 

  • Ensure that the COO’s time is effectively managed by understanding priorities across.
  • Provide general administrative support for the Executive Committee and support with coordinating presentations and preparing slides, where necessary.
  • Manage the scheduling of appointments, communicating to attendees, maintaining a flexible approach to changing schedules, ensuring appointments are met and correct facilities have been booked.
  • Track performance against plans, and propose measures to address risks and challenges.
  • Assist in cascading decisions throughout the organisation through presentations, events and internal communiques.
  • Coordinate and/or lead ad-hoc projects.
  • Prepare reports and analyse information.
  • Work with different teams where relevant.
  • Build effective relationships with internal and external parties as appropriate.
  • Have a sound understanding of the business strategy, practices and priorities.



  • A degree in Management or related field.
  • 3+ years relevant experience.
  • Advanced MS Office - excellent aptitude in all MS office applications is a must.


  • Excellent organisational skills and ability to multitask.
  • The ability to be proactive and self-starter.
  • Strong People/Interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent English and French, oral and written communication skills.
  • Good Financial acumen.
  • Project management and analytical skills.
  • Proven capability to operate in a pressurised environment.
  • Demonstrated experienced dealing with highly confidential information.
  • Experience in interacting with team members from support team to top management.
  • Attention to detail and close follow up with relevant stakeholders to meet deadlines.
  • Management, analysis, manipulation of data to enable forecasting.
  • Strong presentation skills.


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