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Water, Sanitation and Hygiene Institute (WASH Institute) is a non-profit training and development organization dedicated to providing practical solutions to tackle a wide range of water, sanitation, hygiene and environmental issues in India and the neighbouring countries. The WASH Institute headquarter is at Kodaikanal with branch offices in Dindigul, Madurai & Salem (Tamil Nadu), Munger (Bihar), Bhadrachalam(Telangana), Kolkata (West Bengal), Noida & Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh), Malur (Karnataka) and New Delhi. The core activity of WASH Institute is conducting training programs to groom water, sanitation, hygiene and environment-sector professionals, as well as functionaries from the government, non-profit organizations and other agencies working in the WATSAN sector. Special focus is given to mid-level professionals who are directly involved in managing the programmes on ground. WASH Institute also possesses an academic wing that conducts formal courses at Reddiarchatram, Tamilnadu in affiliation with the Madurai Kamaraj University. The organization also undertakes monitoring and evaluation, conducts appropriate action research and field study/experiments, and engages in advocacy in order to promote the importance of capacity building at all levels and influence other sector players and institutions to replicate successful models and strategies widely. WASH Institute India is looking to recruit motivated personnel to share the vision of WASH Institute – “a world where all the communities have access to safe, protected and sustainable drinking water and sanitation services, with improved hygiene practices”.
WASH Institute is looking for promising, experienced and bright candidate for the position of Executive Assistant
Name of the position
One (Preference will be given to female candidates)
MBA or equivalent degree with relevant experience.
Overall relevant Experience
5 to 8 years
To support our Executive Director to assists high-level general administrative work, scheduling meetings, arranging conference calls, taking minutes during sessions, organizing travel and accommodation plan, maintaining databases and producing reports or presentations also handling incoming-outgoing communication and other assigned organizational tasks.
Specific Duties and Responsibilities
The role of the Executive Assistant is to support the Executive Director in his daily administrative matters.
Coordinating all appointments of the Executive director.
Must act as the ED’s first point of contact with people from both inside and outside the organization.
Arranging travel, visas and accommodation and occasionally travelling with the Executive Director to take notes or dictation at meetings or to provide general assistance during presentations.
Screening phone calls, enquiries and requests and handling them when appropriate. Meetings and greetings at all levels of seniority.
Organizing diaries to schedule the upcoming meetings/appointments/conference calls/ traveling plan etc.
Taking notes or minutes of the meeting to update Executive Director.
Dealing with incoming email, faxes and post, often corresponding on behalf of the Executive Director.
Organizing meetings and ensuring the Executive Director is well aware for meetings.
Replying to all the correspondence that comes for the Executive Director and on time.
Prepare presentations or reports as assigned.
80% stationed, 20% travelling.
Knowledge and Skills
Excellent communication and writing skills.
Ability to implement and learn new skills and concepts quickly.
Problem solving skills and deductive reasoning abilities.
Excellent organization skills time management skills.
Ability to manage multiple tasks and response quickly.
Proficiency with Microsoft Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint, cloud computing and applications.
Performs other duties as assigned.
Sound knowledge of speaking, reading and writing in English, Hindi and relevant regional language is essential.
How to Apply
Please submit your recent curriculum vitae, including up to a 250 words summary explaining why you think you are suitable for this position. Application can be e-mailed to the following address:
The last date to submit application is 20th January 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
When e-mailing, please mention the post and location in the "subject" line.
WASH Institute is an equal opportunity employer and qualified women candidates are encouraged to apply.
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