Our core values are the foundation of our corporate culture. They define and shape our identity, underlie our decisions, and guide us in carrying out our work and honoring our commitments. At Ekuity Capital, we seek to attract and retain the best talent. We therefore strive to offer our employees stimulating and motivating career opportunities as well as formal training and development programs. Through these experiences, we help enhance their knowledge and further develop their skills.
We are seeking to hire a highly motivated Executive Secretary/Assistant. The incumbent will be responsible for providing administrative support to the General Manager and some Executive Committee members. Ideally, the candidate will have experience in handling a wide range of administrative tasks with a high level of
professionalism and confidentiality.
Provide all necessary administrative support to the General Manager (GM) and Executive Committee members.
Keep diaries, arrange appointments, schedule meetings and manage the GM’s calendar.
Liaise & collaborate with other departments and with external contacts.
Receive and handle incoming & outgoing communication and visitors as necessary.
Coordinate travel arrangements including flights, accommodation, transportation, etc.
Organize & coordinate logistics for meetings and events including board meetings (preparing venues & documents, coordinate coffee & lunch breaks, etc.)
Assist with the preparation of presentations, memorandums, outgoing communications and other documents, as requested.
Establish & manage effective filing systems (both physical & digital).
Perform additional duties as assigned by superiors & act as back up to other administrative positions when necessary.
University degree at bachelor level or diploma in secretarial studies.
5+ years of administrative experience at the executive level.
Administrative experience within the financial services sector is preferred.
Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple tasks/projects simultaneously while maintaining deadlines.
Excellent communication (both written & oral), interpersonal skills and relationship management skills.
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and guidance.
Strong knowledge & proficiency in MS Office 365 tools including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
Excellent levels of Arabic and French & good level of English.
Attention to detail, good problem-solving skills and proven ability to maintain discretion & confidentiality.
We are seeking to hire a highly motivated Strategy & Operations Manager to join our investment department. The incumbent shall drive value creation of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities and portfolio companies by working in close partnership with management teams assisting them with strategic and operational initiatives, improving their competitive positioning and driving measurable performance improvement.
Work with and support the deal team in the evaluation, due diligence, and negotiation of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities.
Perform strategic, commercial, and operational due diligence of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities (could be assisted by industry and/or functional experts).
Challenge the development plans prepared by the management teams of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities.
Provide advice on how to improve, innovate, and enhance the productivity of Ekuity Capital’s investment opportunities.
Assist the deal team in drafting, negotiating and monitoring the execution of the 100 days plan and the Value Creation Plan.
Build effective and trusting relationships with portfolio CEOs and management teams to achieve value creation objectives. Act as a catalyst for change, a coach and partner.
Assist portfolio management teams in establishing strategy, business development initiatives and growth objectives.
Help portfolio management teams assess and capitalize on business opportunities & strengths.
Oversee & manage in collaboration with portfolio management teams strategic & operational excellence initiatives and transformation projects in areas such as: performance improvement, business process reengineering and back-office transformations, cost-optimization, IT/digitization transformations, cultural changes etc.
Provide the deal team with ongoing project KPIs, reporting and updates.
Master’s degree in management, business administration, finance, engineering, or related field from a leading university.
10+ years of relevant experience in strategy & management consulting, operational management, project management and/or change management.
Multi-sector and multi-functional knowledge and experience.
Good knowledge of the Tunisian economic and business environment.
Strong background in strategic thinking, organizational design, project management/project delivery & operational excellence.
Excellent management, communication & interpersonal skills with a strong entrepreneurial mindset and a hands-on approach.
Must have strong emotional intelligence and ability to influence, motivate others and bring teams together around common objectives.
Good balance between a structured detailed approach and flexibility & ability to adapt to change.
Excellent analytical & problem-solving capabilities, good financial acumen, and a capacity for synthesis.
Excellent communication & presentation (both written and oral), in English Arabic & French.
Excellent organizational, multi-tasking and time management skills. Ability to prioritize and manage multiple projects/transactions simultaneously while maintaining deadlines.