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Personal Assistant Job in Kenya

Oxford University Press (OUP), the largest university press in the world, is a department of the University of Oxford.

It furthers the University’s objective of excellence in research, scholarship, and education by publishing worldwide.

OUP East Africa Ltd (OUPEA) furthers the university’s mission in research, scholarship and education by publishing quality educational materials for Kenya and within the region.

OUPEA is seeking to recruit a high calibre, results-oriented, experienced and highly skilled professional for the position Personal Assistant.

  • This is a middle level position and we therefore desire to have a dedicated and technically skilled business professional with a versatile administrative support skill set developed through experience as an office manager, secretary, administrative assistant and office clerk.
  • Excel in resolving employer challenges with innovative solutions, systems and process improvements proven to increase efficiency, customer satisfaction and the bottom line.
  • Excellent numeracy skills with knowledge and skills in the preparation and maintenance of records and reporting on same.
  • Offer advanced computer skills in MS Office Suite and other applications/systems while ensuring excellent brand image.

Key responsibilities:
  • Office & Records Management
  • Teambuilding & Supervision
  • Staff Development & Training
  • Policies & Procedures Manuals
  • Report & Document Preparation
  • Spreadsheet & Database Creation

Knowledge, skills and abilities

The position requires an appropriate bachelor’s degree in the field of Humanities & Social Sciences, with three (3) or more years’ experience in Office Management and a proven track record of consistent high performance.

In addition, the individual must demonstrate a thorough understanding and knowledge of the dynamics of the Publishing Industry in the Region

If you are a results-oriented Personal Assistant professional with the stated qualifications and are passionate to provide high quality solutions to ever-changing customer needs in a fast-paced organization, then forward your letter of application, curriculum vitae and copies of testimonials to or send to:

HR and Administration Manager,
Oxford University Press EA Ltd,
The Oxford Place,
Elgon Road, Upper Hill,
P.O. Box 72532 - 00200,


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