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Office Assistant Job in Kisumu Kenya

Title: Office Assistant

Positions: 1

Reports to: Office Manager

Location: Kisumu

Opening Date: 16th January 2014

Summary: GD is a Non-Governmental Organization that provides cash transfers to poor households in Kenya.

Job Description: Helps maintain a clean, hygienic, Organized and positive office environment.

Provide administrative and clerical support to others in the office.

Essential Requirements:

  • Minimum of Form Four Certificate
  • Ability to use computers- mainly office suite
  • At least 6 months cleaning experience  in a busy work environment

Skills and Behaviour
  • Empathy, honesty, and the highest standards of integrity
  • Strong interest in advancing the distinctive values and mission of GiveDirectly
  • Time management and multitasking
  • Excellent interpersonal  and oral communication skills especially English and Kiswahili
  • Proactive attitude, identifying and finding ways to solve problems without guidance
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;

Duties / Responsibilities:
  • Clean all floors daily by sweeping and mopping
  • Empty office dustbins daily and dispose of all refuse appropriately for collection
  • Check bathrooms/toilets twice a day and clean accordingly.
  • Dust office furniture at least weekly, taking care not to disorganise documents on desks
  • Clean windows, glass partitions, and mirrors at least quarterly on a rotational basis.
  • Store all cleaning equipment and products neatly in the designated cupboards
  • Identify and report possible repairs.
  • Conduct a weekly stock check to ensure adequate stocks of cleaning materials, hygiene supplies and kitchen items such as tea / coffee etc.
  • Replenish consumable items if required
  • Deliver and pick up office items or documents
  • Assist Office Manager with Organization and distribution of field equipment to field teams
  • Print, Photocopy, and  scan office documents as needed
  • Data entry of hand-written documents into word or excel
  • Undertake any other reasonable duties within the overall functions of the job

Remuneration: 12,000/= per month.

Terms of Employment: Three (3) months probation followed by the possibility of a six month to one-year contract.

Closing date: If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, please send your Cover letter and CV to with the title “Office Assistant”

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