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Administrative Officer Job in Kenya

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research, generate and promote improved technologies for sustainable management, conservation and development of forest and allied natural resources.

The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant position below:

Administrative Officer II


1 Position

Duties and Responsibilities
  • Supervision of office services – telephone, cleaning, messengerial and registry.
  • Allocation of office accommodation, furniture and equipment and keep records thereof.
  • Effective management and administration of transport services including allocation of vehicles and supervision of drivers.
  • Undertake coordinated maintenance of office buildings.
  • Coordinate vehicle maintenance and servicing, cleaning services.
  • Authorize vehicle journeys and administer work tickets.
  • Insurance for motor vehicles.
  • Settle utility bills – water and electricity – and keep records thereof.
  • Coordinate security matters in the centre.
  • Coordinate the conduct of the drills in consultation with the appropriate safety agent and put in place safety equipment like fire extinguishers.
  • Discharge of postal services.
  • Supervise communication services.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:
  • At least three (3) years in the grade of Administrative Officer III or in a comparable position.
  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the Social Sciences from a recognized Institution.
  • Part I of the Certified Public Secretaries of Kenya OR Diploma in Management from a recognized Institution.
  • Computer literacy.

How to Apply
Applications with detailed CV, current remuneration, copies of certificates and day time telephone contact should be sent to the following address:

The Director
Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI)
P.O. Box 20412-00200

All applications should be received on or before Friday 27th September, 2013.

Kindly note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

KEFRI is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

KEFRI is ISO 14001:2004 Certified

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