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Administrative Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya

A medium sized fast, growing, nationwide Savings and Credit society based in Nairobi with an objective of promoting the interest and welfare of members in accordance with the Co-operative principles and values, invites applications from qualified and competent professionals with excellent credentials for the position of Administrative Assistant.
 
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Manage calendar for the Chief Executive Officer (CEO).
  • Schedule and coordinate meetings, appointments and travel arrangements for the Board and the CEO.
  • Assist in resolving administrative problems.
  • Prepare and modify documents including correspondence, reports, minute taking, drafts, memos and emails.
  • Provide general administrative support.
  • Maintain electronic and hard copy filing system.
  • Courteously answer calls from customers regarding their inquiries.
  • Maintain office supplies for the Society.
  • Run Society’s errands as may be required.
  • Carry out any other relevant duties as may be directed by the CEO
Competencies
  • Good research skills and attention to detail.
  • Excellent communication skills - written and verbal with good command of English and Kiswahili.
  • Ability to work with under pressure and with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Ability to handle all complaints with tact, courtesy and initiative.
  • Ability to prioritize projects and strong problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Very smart appearance.
  • Mature and courteous.
Qualifications
 
The Administrative Assistant will have the following basic qualifications:
  • Bachelor degree in Human Resource Management, Business Administration, Public Relations, Mass Communication or any other related field.
  • Two years of hands on administrative support experience.
  • Proficiency in MS Office suite.
  • Knowledge of operating standard office equipment.
Qualified candidates should send their applications including cover letter, copies of relevant testimonials, detailed updated Curriculum Vitae with at least three referees, their contacts and your daytime telephone number to reach us not later than Friday, 17th April 2015, addressed to:
 
The Advertiser,
DNA 1791
P. O. Box 49010 - 00100, 
Nairobi

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Those who will not have heard from us within two months of publication of the advertisement should consider their applications unsuccessful.


 Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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