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Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya

British American Tobacco

Job Title:
Administrative Assistant
We have an exciting opportunity for a Leaf Administrative Assistant, working with the Green Leaf Threshing (GLT) team based in Thika.
Purpose Statement: The role of the GLT Administrative Assistant is key to the Successful attainment of the GLT objectives, and to the engagement and relationship between GLT and other stakeholders, both internal and external.

The role supports the GLT team to manage the supply of product and other services to the commercial arm of the business. 

This is achieved by providing comprehensive and pro active administrative support services to the Head of Leaf and the Leaf department (GLT & Leaf growing) so as to ensure an effective and efficient running office.

Key Accountabilities
  • Develop & implement records schedules in line with company guidelines to ensure that Company records management policies are followed by all in the Leaf department.
  • Raising of leaf purchase requisitions and liaise with relevant functions to ensure timely payments of the departments suppliers
  • Compilation of leaf operational monthly reports.
  • Administration of global travel arrangements in transportation and airport transfers, hotel booking, visa applications and conference arrangements, workshops and team building events for the Functions, top team and other employees of the Leaf department.
  • Identify and utilize the best ideas to ensure effective and costs effective upkeep of the site and staff welfare issues.
  • Coordinate the GLT information cascades and general communications to departments’ staff and as an information link to outside parties.
Skills and Experience
  • A Bachelors degree in a business course/Diploma in social sciences
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication in both verbal and written form
  • At least two years’ experience in an administrative role.
  • Excellent organization skills and ability to establish priorities, maintain confidentiality and work under pressure.
  • Confidence to use own initiative, keen and ability to anticipate requirements and plan ahead.
  • Ability to work without supervision.
Working at BAT: British American Tobacco ( is a market leading, global organisation with a long, established history and a bright and dynamic future. Thanks to our people we have continued to deliver growth and exceed expectations in an increasingly complex and challenging marketplace.

If you have the talent and motivation to help us succeed you’ll find we are equally committed to helping you reach your full potential too.

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British American Tobacco is an equal opportunity employer.

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