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Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

The Center seeks to recruit a Receptionist / Administrative Assistant to provide receptionist and administrative duties to the office.

  • Receptionist and interface with visitors at the office
  • Basic accounting duties including maintenance of office petty cash
  • Secretarial duties e.g. booking meeting rooms, taking minutes during staff meetings and handling logistical requirements
  • Processing of Local Purchase Orders and purchase requisitions
  • Receiving and distributing mail to appropriate offices
  • Making annual subscription of Center’s newspaper supply
  • Receiving and verification of office stationery
  • Processing of staff business cards
  • Reconciliation of monthly statements for APHRC flight bookings
  • Preparation of taxi and courier service schedule for payment.
  • Bachelors’ degree in Administration or related field
  • Excellent skills in MS Office programs
  • At least 3 years of similar experience in a busy office, preferably an International NGO
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to assess priorities and manage competing demands with minimum supervision
  • Reliable and attentive to detail
  • Knowledge of French and experience in handling finances will be an added advantage.
Interested candidates are invited to send applications via email no later than 10th July 2015, enclosing a detailed CV, quoting current and expected salary and providing contacts details of three referees to 

Please indicate “Receptionist/Administrative Assistant” on the subject line of email.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, 


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