Executive Assistant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Executive Assistant

Hiring Organization: Habitat for Humanity International
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Job Type: Full Time
Salary: KES Competitive
Date Posted: 09/20/2023

Job Purpose

Reporting to the National Director the Executive Assistant will be responsible for providing high level confidential support to the National Director, strategic secretarial and administrative services; by ensuring that effective planning and administrative systems are in place.

Relationship with other departments

Internal and external stakeholders.

Key Perfomance Measures / Indicators

  • Efficient coordination with the internal & external stakeholders.
  • Leader support
  • Effective communication both written and verbal formats.


  • Bachelor’s degree in a business-related course.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite.
  • Demonstrated professional competence in management of office administrative services.

Knowledge, Skills , Experience & Abilities Required

  • Good communication (written and verbal), numeracy, presentation and analytical skills.
  • IT proficiency, especially Microsoft Office.
  • Team player while able to work independently.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills including diplomacy.
  • High level of professionalism, integrity and honesty
  • Excellent administrative skills including the ability to identify administrative needs and develop and maintain appropriate systems to meet them.
  • The ability to work effectively with colleagues at all levels and a wide range of senior external contacts in a high-pressure environment.
  • Served in a comparable and relevant position for at least 3-5 years providing high-level administrative support in a senior role.
  • Experience of managing and planning projects, conferences and events.

Other information

  • Willing to uphold Christian principles of HFH Kenya
  • Confidentiality
  • Honesty
  • High levels of integrity

How To Apply

If your background, experience and competence match the above specifications, please submit your application (cover letter & CV/Resume) indicating your current remuneration, and full contact details of 3 referees to hr@hfhkenya.org
On or before close of business 26 September 2023
Due to the expected high volume of applications, note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.