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Administrative Officer Job in Kenya

The Engineers Board of Kenya (EBK) is a state corporation established under The Engineers Act, 2011 (No. 43) with the mandate to oversee the registration of engineers and engineering firms, regulation of engineering professional services, setting of standards, development and general practice of Engineering. 

EBK will contribute to the transformation of the engineering service which will be expected to function effectively and innovatively in a results- oriented and accountable manner.

EBK is seeking to recruit a creative, proactive, detail oriented and tenacious Kenyan citizen with the ability to quickly adapt to a dynamic work environment to fill in the following position:-
Administrative Officer

EBK Grade 5

Reporting to the Human Resources & Administration Manager, the Administrative Officer shall be responsible for:
  • Setting up and monitoring effective administrative systems
  • Ensure effective and efficient performance of administration related activities including transport, office space, scheduling of meetings, Supervision of staff in the section, contracted/outsourced workers management, security and general office supplies etc.
  • Facilitate mobility and up to date maintenance of the Board’s fleet and buildings.
  • Ensure up to date maintenance of the Board’s major vehicle records and renewal of various licenses and insurance covers.
  • Ensure proper staff and administrative records.
  • Coordinate responses to emergencies e.g. electricity failures, water, leakages, defective locks e.t.c. with approved service providers.
  • Ensure adequate supervision of transport personnel.
  • Assisting in coming up with and overseeing actions to improve service delivery
  • Assisting in networking with partners to acquire support to the Board
  • Assist in the evaluation of manpower requirements.
Key Qualifications
  • Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences, Administration or Management
  • Postgraduate qualifications will be an added advantage
  • Undertaken a Senior Management Course from a recognized institution
  • Five (5) years experience in similar or equivalent position.
  • Member of a relevant professional body
  • Excellent Communications and interpersonal skills.
How to Apply

Prospective candidates MUST satisfy the requirements of Leadership and Integrity set out in Chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya and attach the following testimonials to the application.
  1. Ethics and Anti-corruption Commission clearance certificate
  2. Kenya Revenue Authority Tax Compliance Certificate
  3. Higher Education Loans Board clearance certificate or proof of ongoing repayment
  4. Certificate of Good Conduct issued by the Kenya Police Service
Candidates who meet the requirements should submit their applications so as to reach the specific address shown below by close of business on 30th July 2015 at 5.00 pm.

CLICK HERE to download the Job Application Form

Application forms should be accompanied by detailed CVs with details of their day time contacts, current and expected salary, notice period required to take up appointment where successful, names and contacts of three referees. 

Applicants must also attach copies of all Certificates/Testimonials and copies of National ID or Passport.

Applications for the positions should be addressed to:-

The Registrar,
Engineers Board of Kenya,
Transcom Building Annex First Floor,
P.O Box 30324-00100, 

EBK is an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality within the organization and therefore encourages persons living with disability, women and those from marginalized areas to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. 

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification

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