Executive Assistant to the CEO; Nairobi, Kenya

DawaSwift, a subsidiary or Delmo Global inc, is the leading mobile technology and data science company that delivers medicine from local pharmacies to patients' homes through a tight network of local delivery partners and drivers. With headquarters on the internet and office presence in Toronto and Montreal (Canada) and Nairobi (Kenya), DawaSwift is creating the world's widest network of local pharmacies to serve local patients through an AI powered web platform that also connects them with local drivers to facilitate deliveries of medical products in real-time.

DawaSwift is a people-powered three-sided online medicine ordering and delivery ecosystem, leveraging unique, innovative, and engaging digital and offline experiences to fuel our growth. In order to meet our ambitious company goals, we are looking for a Software Engineering Lead to scale our rapidly growing engineering team and overall business by providing sound technical leadership to all aspects of the company. The ideal candidate is someone who is energized by the idea of joining a hyper-growth company that is leading the second wave of e-commerce.
As Executive Assistant to the CEO (Odero Otieno), you are on mission control for the company’s business operations and keep the team moving forward. You anticipate the needs of your team and help them stay focused by resolving operational and administrative issues before they arise. You move quickly while using your knowledge of bond and the landscape to support your team’s work. In addition to being organized and analytical, you possess strong business judgment and communication skills.

You will:
Spend 50% time supporting the CEO and the leadership team: scheduling and meeting prep: agendas, goals, and pre-reads for meetings.
Spend 50% time supporting for overall office operations and special projects: office maintenance, onboarding new hires, greeting guests, internal/client event and dinner planning
De-conflict complex priorities while performing an array of administrative tasks, including calendar management across multiple time zones, setting meeting agendas, booking travel, and managing expenses.
Champion the DawaSwift culture and mission

You must have:
Detail-oriented personality and strong communication in discussing what’s working and what’s not and able to take feedback.
A smart + assertive AA/EA who is confident in core responsibilities (scheduling, travel, events), is friendly, and is excited about managing small projects & growing to think strategically in this role
Confident. Assertive. Approachable. Positive. Flexible. Learning mindset.

You also likely have:
Bachelor’s degree and 6+ years professional experience
Minimum 4+ years of Executive Assistant experience at the Chief Executive or Vice President+ level
Experience thriving in and navigating the constant change of a fast-growing startup

You should include these in your application:
A resume and a LinkedIn profile.
A 1-2 paragraph summary of your favorite project from any of your work or personal experiences.

At DawaSwift, we pride ourselves in valuing leadership, and we believe everyone is a leader. We look for people who operate like owners, who love to learn, have grit, and operate with integrity and empathy. You're encouraged to apply even if your experience doesn't precisely match the job description. Your skills and passion will stand out — and set you apart. At Dawaswift, we welcome diverse perspectives and people who are not afraid to challenge assumptions.
DawaSwift is proud to be an equal opportunity workplace. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, color, ancestry, religion, gender, gender identity, parental or pregnancy status, national origin, sexual orientation, age, citizenship, marital status, or disability.

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DawaSwift Global Hq
North Building, 175 Bloor St E, Toronto, Ontario M4W 3R8, Canada.

+1 (514) 638-9364

Middle East & Africa Hq
16 Upper Hill, Nairobi, Nairobi 00100, Kenya.


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