4 Senior Office Administrative Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Senior Office Administrative Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Word and data processing;
  • Operate office equipment;
  • Ensure security of office equipment, documents and records;
  • Attend to visitors/clients;
  • Handle telephone calls and appointments;
  • Maintain diary and scheduling of meetings;
  • Ensure an up to date filing system in the office; supervision of office cleanliness;
  • Handle routine correspondences; and
  • Manage office petty cash.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Served in the grade of Office Administrative Assistant I, Job Group CPSB 10/’J’ for a minimum period of three (3) years;
  • Business Education Single and Group Certificates (BES & GC) from the Kenya National Examinations Council inthe following subjects:
    • Typewriting III (minimum 50 wpm)/Computerized Document processing III;
    • Business English III/Communications II;
    • Office Practice II;
    • Commerce II;
    • Secretarial Duties II; and
    • Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III.


  • Craft Certificate in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council;
  • Certificate in Public Relations and Customer Care course lasting not less than two (2) weeks from the KenyaSchool of Government or any other recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution and
  • Shown merit and ability as reflected in work performance and results

How To Apply


  • All the details requested in the advertisement should be filled on the on-line form.
  • ALL Serving Officers in the County Public Service, MUST clearly indicate on the on-line form: –
    • The Payroll Number;
    • Date of first appointment;
    • Date of promotion to the current grade; and
    • Substantive designation and Job Group.
  • During interviews, shortlisted candidates will be required to produce the following original documents: National Identity Card; Academic and Professional Certificates; Current Payslip and Letter of Appointment/Promotion to the current grade.
  • The above positions are for serving officers on Permanent & Pensionable Terms of Service ONLY.

All applicants should click on the Job Offers Option on the County Website www.kakamega.go.ke, fill the Application Form and submit it ONLINE on or before 18th August, 2023 at 11.59 P.M.
N/B: No hard copy or emailed applications to the Board’s official email i.e. cpsb@kakamega.go.ke will be accepted.
Applicants are advised to provide accurate information when making applications, those who give false information regarding their credentials and qualifications will be automatically disqualified.
PLEASE NOTE: Kakamega County Public Service Board (KCPSB) DOES NOT use Agents nor charge ANY FEE at any stage of the recruitment and selection process. Our official communication channels are; email address cpsb@kakamega.go.ke and phone number 0745888999 ONLY.