Program Assistant

We’re transforming Africa through innovative scientific training, technical advances and breakthrough discoveries!
The African Institute for Mathematical Sciences (AIMS, is a pan-African network of centres of excellence for postgraduate training, research and outreach in mathematical sciences. Its mission is to enable Africa’s brightest students to flourish as independent thinkers, problem solvers and innovators capable of propelling Africa’s future scientific, educational and economic self-sufficiency.
The Program Assistant provide support to AIMS Senegal Senior management team in aspect such as communication, reporting, event management. This role has direct and continuous influence over the day-to-day culture of the Centre and its stakeholders.

Do you have what we need?
 A university degree in business administration (or any relevant subject)
 Highly numerate and confident with data analysis
 Advanced Microsoft PowerPoint Skills.
 Flexible to adapt to an evolving environment
 Ability to prepare reports and provide information to management in a timely matter.
 Ability to multi-task and meet deadlines
 Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to effectively work in multicultural teams.
 Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal, including the ability to explain financial matters to non-finance staff.
 Self-motivated and strong team player with ability to prioritize workload whilst being flexible in your approach
 Ability to operate in fast paced environment and cope with seasonal pressure points.
 Fluency in English is essential

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