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Executive Assistant Job in Kenya

SLEC International a non-governmental organization that fosters Servant Leadership and promotes Environmental Conservation through sustainable development is seeking for a suitable person to fill the position of Executive Assistant.

Purpose: To assist in all technical aspects of the organization and deputize the Executive Director.

Desired qualifications and experience:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Administration or related social science.
  • Knowledge and experience of accounting practice and QuickBooks will be an added advantage.
  • 3-5 years experience in a similar position.
  • Excellent organization and project management skills.
  • Ability to work independently and to handle a variety of task simultaneously within a multicultural team.
  • Good stewardship of resources and ability to serve with integrity.
  • Strong personal motivation towards servant leadership, environmental conservation, climate change and sustainable development in Kenya.
  • Impressive proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages.

Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Coordinate and implement administrative strategies, evaluate financial statements on monthly basis and develop program grants and financial contracts.
  • Prepare and edit correspondences, reports and presentations.
  • Manage projects and conduct research.
  • Prepare program goals and objectives, provide support to members to achieve project deliverables within required timeframe and prepare work plans.
  • Administer everyday functions for organization, evaluate progress and effectiveness of various training and fundraising programs.
  • Make travel and guest arrangements.
  • Develop and maintain knowledge on non-profit and social justice organizations, manage communication with public and donors on various programs and prepare strategies to recommend organization with various social media.
  • To carry out additional related tasks and functions as assigned by the Executive Director.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, a detailed curriculum vitae and copies of relevant certificates and testimonials alongside contacts of three referees (including telephone and email) to:

Executive Director
SLEC International

SLEC International is an equal opportunity employer and ONLY shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.

Closing date: Friday, February 14, 2014.

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