Administrative Assistant - Lagos



Lagos, Nigeria
Posted on Monday, November 20, 2023

Administrative Assistant - Lagos

CrossBoundary Group

About the Firm

CrossBoundary Group is a mission-driven investment and advisory firm that unlocks the power of capital for sustainable growth and strong returns in underserved markets. CrossBoundary Advisory has advised on over US$700 million in closed transactions in underserved markets across various impactful sectors, including agriculture, health, education, manufacturing, ICT, infrastructure, and clean power. Our investment platforms, CrossBoundary Energy, CrossBoundary Energy Access, and CrossBoundary Educational Infrastructure, directly finance projects to bring cheaper, cleaner, and more reliable electricity and education infrastructure to developing countries. Anchoring the Group’s work in the renewable energy sector, CrossBoundary Energy is currently active in more than 10 African countries and has a portfolio of over US$100 million of renewable energy projects for commercial and industrial clients across the continent. CrossBoundary Energy Access uses blended finance and an innovative project financing structure to unlock capital for mini-grids with a mission to bring electricity to more than 170,000 people for the first time. Learn more at

Job Description

CrossBoundary is recruiting an Administrative Assistant

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to our managers and employees, assisting with daily office needs and managing our company’s general administrative activities. The ideal candidate will be a problem solver who has excellent communication skills and impeccable attention to detail.

Who We Are

The CrossBoundary team is a unique group of people who are genuinely excited by the opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging and exciting markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds but share several qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence, and a bias for action.

Who You Are

  • Proven administrative experience
  • Superb written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong time-management skills and multitasking ability
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Aptitude for learning new software and systems

Primary Responsibilities

  • Greeting visitors and pointing them in the right direction, answering inquiries, and creating a welcoming environment.
  • Processing and directing mail and incoming packages or deliveries.
  • Performing a range of staff and/or operational support activities; may serve as a liaison with other departments on basic administrative and/or operational matters.
  • Arranging meetings and conferences, scheduling interviews, and appointments, and performing other duties related to maintaining one or more individual schedules, making travel and lodging arrangements, either directly or through travel agencies.
  • Carrying out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc.
  • Ordering, stocking, and distributing office supplies.
  • Organizing all shipments and distribution routes to ensure timely deliveries i.e., swag items, team care packages, etc.
  • Assisting in organizing and supervising other office activities e.g., event planning, team lunches, etc.
  • Ensuring that basic facilities, such as water and heating, are well-maintained.
  • Ensuring operation of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements; calling for repairs; maintaining equipment inventories; evaluating new equipment and techniques
  • Addressing employees’ queries regarding office management issues (e.g., stationery, hardware, and travel arrangements)
  • Anticipating the needs of others to ensure their seamless and positive experience.
  • Performing miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned

Think you have what it takes but are not sure you check every box? If you're passionate about what we're building, we want to hear from you!


Candidates will join our team in Lagos, Nigeria

Equal Opportunity Employer

CrossBoundary is an equal-opportunity employer. If you need assistance and/or a reasonable accommodation due to a disability during the application or the recruiting process, please send a request to