Administrative Officer Job in Athi River, Kenya

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Administrative Officer Job in Athi River, Kenya

Savannah Cement is the newest cement company in the Kenyan market having completed a state - of - the - art Greenfield Cement Grinding Plant in Athi River, Kenya.

The plant employs the latest cement technology in the market to produce 1.5 million tonnes of the various cement products per annum for the Kenyan and regional market.

Savannah Cement is seeking to recruit highly motivated, dynamic and innovative result oriented professionals, seeking a thrilling and fulfilling experience, to join the company in the following position:

Administrative Officer

This position reports to the Head of Human Resources and is responsible for coordinating and providing administrative support and internal logistics services to enable Savannah Cement achieve its business objectives through effective utilization of its resources.

  • Ensures timely procurement of administration supplies and services in line with Savannah Cement Procurement policies and regulations.
  • Ensures timely and comprehensive insurance of Savannah Cement physical assets.
  • Is involved in the procurement of all Savannah Cement capital items and oversees their repair and maintenance.
  • Prepares drivers schedules and manages their performance.
  • Prepares and monitors the administration unit budget.
  • Prepares reimbursement schedule for PMR and provides logistical support in event organisation and essential services.
  • Ensures all contracts and leases are in place and current and liaises with all outsourced services to ensure contract terms are adhered to.
  • Oversees the tendering and disposal of the capital assets and supplies.
  • Makes travel and hotel bookings.
  • Facilitates routine vehicle maintenance; and
  • Maintains the organizations Asset Register.

Qualifications, Skills and Experience
  • An undergraduate degree from a recognized university with Professional qualifications in supply chain management.
  • Over 3 years working experience in a busy administration and procurement department, preferably in a government or non-governmental entity.
  • Membership in a related professional body with high integrity, strong communication and interpersonal skills with computer proficiency skills
  • Ability to respond to issues efficiently and is innovative
  • Exposure and ability to work in a diversified multicultural set-up; and
  • Excellent organization and planning skills.

An attractive remuneration package commensurate with the responsibilities of the job and the experience of the individual wilt be negotiated with the right candidates.

The successful candidates wilt enjoy flexibility and organizational space while joining an experienced and dynamic staff.

If you possess the necessary qualifications and experience, send your application, a detailed CV, names of three referees and a daytime telephone contact; on or before Friday August 12, 2013 to:

The Head of Human Resources,
P.O Box 27910, 00100,


Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Savannah Cement is an equal opportunities employer.

Qualified candidates are encouraged to apply.

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