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Administrative Assistant Job in Nairobi Kenya

The Council of Legal Education is established under the Legal Education Act, No. 27 of 2012 of the Laws of Kenya. 

The core functions of the Council of Legal Education are to regulate legal education and training, to license and supervise legal education providers; conduct Bar Examinations; and to advice the Government on matters relating to legal education and training.

In order to efficiently and effectively deliver its functions, the Council wishes to recruit a full time high calibre staff in the following position:-       

Job Title:
 Administrative Assistant 

Job Grade: CLE 7 

Reference: CLE/HR13/2015

2 Positions

Location: Nairobi

Overall purpose of the job: Administrative Assistant will be responsible for providing administrative support to ensure efficient operation of the office. Support Director, managers and employees through a variety of tasks related to organization, communication and secretarial work

Key Responsibilities
  • Types and designs general correspondences, memos, reports. Proofreads copy for spelling, grammar and layout, making appropriate changes.
  • Performs day-to-day administrative functions and general office duties
  • Undertake office reception duties, both in person and on the telephone, including taking messages for other staff.
  • To assist with the organisation of conferences, seminars meetings and other events
  • To assist with the taking of minutes and notes at meetings.
  • Process incoming mail and emails draft and edit correspondence when required
  • Maintain a tidy and efficient office environment
  • Organize and schedule meetings and appointments
  • Produce and distribute correspondence memos, letters, and forms
  • Assist in the preparation of regularly scheduled reports
  • Develop and maintain a filing system
  • Order office supplies
  • Book travel arrangements
Qualifications and Skills
  • Professional Diploma in Secretarial Studies/Administration/Management or Equivalent Qualification;
  • A relevant university degree will be an added advantage.
  • Proficiency in MS Office applications;
  • At least 3 years relevant work experience.
Salary Scale
Basic Pay: 40,250 x 2,012.50 to 42,262.50 x 2,012.50 to 44,275 x 2,012.50 to 46,287.50 x 2,012.50 to 48,300 x 2,012.50 to 50,312.50 x 2,012.50 to 52,325 x 2,012.50 to 54,337.50 x 2,012.50 to 56,350 x 2,012.50 to 58,362.50
House Allowance: Kshs.28,000
Commuter Allowance: Kshs.6,000
How to Apply

All applicants MUST be of the highest ethical standards, integrity and professionalism and comply with the requirements of Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya. 

Candidates will be required to produce evidence of clearance by the Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission, Kenya Revenue Authority, Credit Reference Bureau and provide a Certificate of Good Conduct.

All applications should include the job reference number, a reliable email address, day-time telephone contact and must be accompanied with a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates. 

Send your application to:-

The Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education
P. O. Box 829 – 00502
Karen, Nairobi

or CLICK HERE to apply online

So as to reach him not later than 10th July, 2015
Please note that:- Due to the high number of applications anticipated, it will not be possible for Council of Legal Education to respond to each application and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CLE is an equal opportunity employer. 

Women and persons with disabilities are encouraged to apply and clearly state that they are women or / and have disabilities.

Prof. W. Kulundu-Bitonye, EBS
Secretary/Chief Executive Officer
Council of Legal Education

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