Assistant Office Administrator II// Secretary Jobs in Kenya - 2 Posts

Assistant Office Administrator II// Secretary

REF: PU/ADV/06/09/2023

This is an entry level to this cadre and appointment shall be on such terms and conditions as may be determined by the Council from time to time depending on age, citizenship or any other reason as may be stipulated in the Kenyan Labour Laws.

Academic Qualification

Diploma in Secretarial Studies/Business Administration/Business Management/Office Management or equivalent qualification from a recognised institution;

Professional Qualifications

The candidate must provide evidence in the following:

 Business English III/Communications II;

 Certificate course in supervisory skills/ development course or equivalent

 Commerce II

 Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III

 Office Practice II or Secretarial Duties II

 Shorthand III (100 w.p.m.)

 Typewriting III (minimum 50 w.p.m.) or Computerised Document Processing III

The candidate must have at least one (1) year work experience in the relevant field.
In addition, the candidate must have experience in handling the following:

 Assisting in Budgeting and procurement planning within a department.

 Assisting in Planning and execution of various activities in the department/Section.

 Drafting official correspondence as advised

 Handling telephone calls and appointments

 Management of office protocol

 Managing of e-office

 Managing office petty cash

 Mentoring and giving guidance of secretarial staff

 Operating office equipment

 Records and Documents Management

 Security of office records, documents and equipment

The candidate should have experience and provide evidence in the following:

 Communication skills

 Computer proficiency skills

 Interpersonal skills

 Organisational skills

 Team work skills

 Time management skills


Benefits for the above positions include a competitive basic salary, house allowance, medical cover for staff and dependents, life Insurance, opportunities for further development and training and other regular allowances as determined by SRC.

How To Apply

Interested applicants should submit four (4) copies of their application accompanied by a detailed Curriculum Vitae, providing details of age, marital status, academic and professional qualifications, work experience, present post and salary, email address, telephone, names and contacts of three referees who are knowledgeable about the competence of the applicant, copies of relevant certificates and testimonials.

Applications and letters of recommendation from referees should be addressed to:
The Vice Chancellor
Pwani University
P. O Box 195-80108, Kilifi

Candidates with foreign qualifications MUST submit a Certificate of Recognition from the

Commission of University Education (CUE).

Pwani University is an equal opportunity employer, female candidates and persons living with disability are encouraged to apply. The latter should attach their National Council for Persons with Disability (NCPWD) Certificate.

The deadline for submitting applications is Thursday 21st September 2023. Applications received later than this date will not be considered

Please Note that: Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.