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Executive Assistant (Governance) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position will be based in Nairobi it is open to local Kenyan national candidates only, no relocation will be applicable

Executive Assistant - Governance

This is your opportunity to use your executive-level secretarial expertise to help improve the lives and futures of some of the world’s most vulnerable children.

The Executive Assistant - Governance will provide professional and confidential administrative support to the office of the Partnership Leader (PL) Governance through effective organization, coordination, communication and planning.

As a Christian organization, we believe that every child born is a precious gift to the entire world and that their wellbeing concerns us all. We will not rest while children suffer in situations that can be changed.

We are looking for people who share our beliefs and our passion.

Some Responsibilities Include:
  • Set up meetings (including virtual) and take meeting minutes when requested
  • Ensures the PL has all relevant reading material in advance of meetings
  • Supports the PL in diary/calendar management and in the implications to her daily, weekly and medium term agenda
  • Coordinate travel for the PL’s
  • Design and implement a data and information management system
  • Provide support in tracking/managing leave and contracts for PL’s direct reports
  • Works with Finance to ensure the PL’s budget inputs and reports are effectively maintained

Required Skills Include:
  • Educational level required: A university degree in business, humanities or related field of study.
  • Technical Training qualifications required: Business Administration skills preferred. Must have computer aptitude and experience in database management, spreadsheet software and Internet usage.
  • Proficient using Word, Excel, Power Point, or similar programs; email systems; extensive website and on-line skills.
  • Experience: 4 years of experience in administration field.
  • Project Management skills highly desirable.
  • Excellent people skills and able to work effectively in a multi-cultural environment.
  • The position requires ability and willingness to travel internationally up to 5% of the time.

If you believe you have the skills and experience to fulfill this vital and challenging role that will enhance the lives of vulnerable children Kenya, we’d love to hear from you.

To learn more about this unique position, visit, click on “World Vision International Jobs,” and navigate to Kenya.

Closing date: 5 August 2013

World Vision is an equal opportunity employer.

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