Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI) is a State Corporation established in 1986 with obligation to undertake forest research and provide information and technologies for sustainable development of forestry and allied natural resources for socio-economic development.

The Institute wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented and self driven persons to fill the vacant positions;

  • Assisting in managing administrative activities in the duty station;
  • Planning and supervising registry;
  • Receiving and recording correspondence;
  • Sorting and dispatching internal and external correspondence;
  • Verifying documents;
  • Maintaining files and records;
  • Maintaining office equipment;
  • Discharging courier services;
  • Maintenance of buildings and estate;
  • Security of Institute property; and
  • Any other duty assigned from time to time
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C-” (Minus) or its equivalent;
  • Diploma in Business Administration or its equivalent from a recognized institution; and
  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution.
How to Apply
Hard copy applications
 Interested persons should send their applications, Curriculum Vitae, copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card. The Curriculum Vitae should also include their day and evening telephone numbers, e- mail address and names and addresses of three referees. Applications should reach the Director KEFRI not later than Monday 4th May, 2020.
Envelopes containing the documents should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to:-
The Director/CEO,
 Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),
 P.O. BOX 20412-00200, City Square, NAIROBI.
 Summary of applications
 Interested applicants are required to fill the attached job application summary template from their testimonials and submit in soft copy (saved in MS Excel) to An example has been attached for your guidance. Kindly replace the sample with your information.
Note: Job Applications sent to this email address will NOT be accepted except the dully filled job application summary template
KEFRI is an equal opportunity employer. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
KEFRI IS ISO 14001:2015 and ISO 9001:2015 CERTIFIED