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Executive Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

The Commission on Revenue Allocation (CRA) is an independent Commission set up under Article 215 of the Constitution of Kenya. Its core mandate is to recommend the basis for equitable sharing of revenues raised nationally between the National and County Governments; sharing of revenue among the County Governments and make recommendations on other matters concerning the financing of, and financial management by county governments.
 
The Commission seeks to recruit a qualified and competent person to fill the following position which will be based at the Commission’s headquarters in Nairobi:
 

Executive Assistant
 
The Executive Assistant is responsible for providing secretarial, clerical and administrative support in order to ensure that services are provided in an effective and efficient manner in the Commission. 

Key Responsibilities & Duties: 

1. Provide administrative and secretarial services at the Commission.
 
2. Organize and maintain files and records.
 
3. Plan and schedule meetings and appointments.
 
4. Manage incoming and outgoing correspondences.
 
5. Prepare and edit correspondence, reports and other necessary documentation.
 
6. Undertake travel and guest arrangements.
 
7. Attend to enquiries and manage visitors to the Commission.
 
Qualifications and Experience:
  • A Bachelor’s degree in either Secretarial Studies, Business and Office Management or Social Sciences.
  • Certificate in Computer Applications (covering at minimum Word processor and Spread sheet) from a recognized institution.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, including ability to work well with others in a busy work environment.
  • She must be a person of integrity and demonstrates excellent Communication skills.
  • Ability to deliver within deadlines.
  • At least five (5) year’s relevant experience in busy working environment two of these in an executive office.
General Competencies 
 
The applicants to the above positions should possess the following general competencies:
  • He/she must be a person of integrity, demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills and be a team player. 
  • Ability to collaborate with people and organizations of diverse backgrounds.
  • Be computer literate specifically in Microsoft Word and Excel. 
  • Ability to work in a team-modulated and collaborative environment.
Terms and Conditions of Service 
 
The successful candidate will be offered a competitive remuneration package and will be appointed on permanent and pensionable basis. 

Application Process 

If your training, experience and competence match or exceed any of the above minimum requirements, please send (2) separately secured copies of your application, a detailed up-to-date curriculum vitae, indicating current remuneration, e-mail and telephone contacts, together with copies of certificates and testimonials. 

You should also give the names of three referees who must be familiar with your previous work/academic experience indicating their telephone, postal and email addresses. 

The application cover MUST clearly indicate the position being applied for. 

Application should be addressed to the Commission Secretary, CRA and be sent by post or hand delivered to the Commission offices at 14 Riverside Drive by Friday 24th April 2015 as follows: APPLICATION FOR THE POSITION OF ___________ (insert appropriate position)

To: 

The Commission Secretary 
Commission on Revenue Allocation 
Grosvenor Block, 2nd Floor 14 Riverside Drive 
P.O. Box 1310 - 00200
Nairobi

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

If you do not hear from us in the next three months from the date of this advertisement then consider your application unsuccessful.


The CRA is an equal opportunity, gender sensitive and compliant

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