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Administrative Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

Administrative Assistant
2 year Fixed Term Contract

 
Sightsavers, an international development organization that promotes the prevention and cure of avoidable blindness, and promotes equality and opportunity for disabled people, seeks to recruit a self-motivated, intelligent, creative, very capable and well qualified reliable team player who is keen to develop a career in a dynamic organisation and challenging environment.
 
Reporting to the Finance & Support Services Manager, the incumbent will be expected to provide administrative support to the Sightsavers Nairobi Office. 

The key tasks includes;  
  • occupying the reception desk and welcoming any visitors to the office, 
  • ensuring timely opening of the office and availability of all essential services, supplies, stationery and amenities are available to staff and visitors, 
  • facilitating incoming and outgoing correspondence, 
  • facilitating travel needs of staff and visitors, 
  • monitoring completion of Sightsavers vehicles logbooks and maintenance checks reports, 
  • making requisitions for small petty cash payments, and 
  • facilitating meetings by ensuring adequate amenities (coffee, teas, lunches) are in place and taking minutes of discussions.
The ideal candidate who should be:
  • A Kenyan national will have a minimum of School Certificate of Education and diploma in secretarial management from a recognised institution or other relevant qualification.
  • Possess a minimum of 3 years working experience in secretarial support in a busy office environment.
  • Computer literate (knowledge of computer financial packages) with excellent interpersonal and communication skills. Have commitment to work, high degree of integrity and ability to work with minimum supervision.
  • A team player, adaptable and able to relate with people from diverse backgrounds.
To apply for this post visithttp://www.sightsavers.net/about_us/vacancies/ and download an application form. 

Please return the completed application form to jobs@sightsavers.org with position title on the email subject line by 31st March 2015. 

Please do not attach CV or certificates.

We will be contacting short-listed candidates for interview shortly after the closing date.

As an equal opportunities employer we actively encourage applications from all sections of the community. 


Qualified people living with a disability are particularly encouraged to apply.

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