Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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United Nations High Commissioner for Refugees (UNHCR)

Senior Administrative Assistant

Daadab, Kenya

Dimarquiz International

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Administrative Assistant

Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment & Search

Finance And Administrative Assistant

Nairobi, Kenya

Lama Logistics

Fast Apply
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Administrative Assistant

Nairobi, Kenya

UNEP

Senior Administrative Assistant

Nairobi, Kenya

UNEP

Senior Administrative Assistant, G7

Nairobi, Kenya

Children's Investment Fund Foundation

Team Assistant, Africa

Nairobi, Kenya

ABC Bank

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Executive Assistant

Nairobi, Kenya

Old Mutual

IT Help Desk Coordinator

Nairobi, Kenya

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Jaramogi Oginga University

Deputy Chief Of Party / Senior Technical Advisor (Re - Advertisement)

Nairobi, Kenya

Closing: Feb 8, 2023

7 days remaining

Published: Jan 26, 2023 (6 days ago)

Job Requirements

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Job Summary

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The Senior Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the office where the position is located.
The Senior Administrative Assistant normally has no direct supervisory functions though it rests upon the supervisor of the post to make time specific arrangements subject to a given situation. The incumbent normally works under the direct supervision of more senior local or international staff, who is required to monitor the performance of the incumbent and provide regular guidance. S/he may liaise with local suppliers and/or officials and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on routine subject matters under the direction of the supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For G5 - 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Certificates and/or Licenses

Business Administration,    Finance,   Office Management, Human Resources,   or other related field.

(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)




Relevant Job Experience

Essential

Not specified.




Desirable

Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.




Functional Skills

*IT-Computer Literacy

UN-UN/UNHCR Administrative Rules, Regulations and Procedures

IT-PeopleSoft Applications

(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)


Responsibilities
The Senior Administrative Assistant will provide administrative support to the office where the position is located.
The Senior Administrative Assistant normally has no direct supervisory functions though it rests upon the supervisor of the post to make time specific arrangements subject to a given situation. The incumbent normally works under the direct supervision of more senior local or international staff, who is required to monitor the performance of the incumbent and provide regular guidance. S/he may liaise with local suppliers and/or officials and/or Implementing Partners (IPs) on routine subject matters under the direction of the supervisor.


Minimum Qualifications

Education & Professional Work Experience

Years of Experience / Degree Level

For G5 - 2 years relevant experience with High School Diploma; or 1 year relevant work experience with Bachelor or equivalent or higher

Certificates and/or Licenses

Business Administration,    Finance,   Office Management, Human Resources,   or other related field.

(Certificates and Licenses marked with an asterisk* are essential)




Relevant Job Experience

Essential

Not specified.




Desirable

Completion of UNHCR learning programmes or specific training relevant to functions of the position.




Functional Skills

*IT-Computer Literacy

UN-UN/UNHCR Administrative Rules, Regulations and Procedures

IT-PeopleSoft Applications

(Functional Skills marked with an asterisk* are essential)


- Assist in interpreting and processing of entitlements, issuance of contracts and maintenance of various personnel records and files.

- Attend meetings on day-to-day admin matters; administer the movement of UNHCR staff members and monitor their attendance records, leave plans, overtime and visa requirements.

- Search office files and records relating to a variety of topics for information and reference. Select information and records in specified format or on the basis of general instructions for use by others in preparing reports, correspondence, technical papers, project or programme plans and general reference documents.

- Assist in requisition of office supplies, equipment and arrange for distribution together with the appropriate inventory records.

- Assist in administrative formalities related to travel arrangements and issuance/ renewal of visas, licences, travel arrangements and other similar documents.

- Draft correspondence and reports, as required, on general administrative or specialized tasks which may be of a confidential nature within the assigned area of responsibility; Type correspondence, documents and reports, some of which may be highly confidential.

- Arrange appointments and maintain supervisor's calendar, receive visitors, place and screen telephone calls and answer queries with discretion; Keep lists of names, addresses and telephone numbers of ministers, government officials and members of the diplomatic corps.

- Assist the management to organise and run UNHCR Office and Residential (wherever applicable) compounds.

- Facilitate various official missions of UNHCR staff and other persons of concern to UNHCR.

- Prepare attestations and certificates required by the staff members for signature of senior officer.

- Assist in processing MIP and various other claims by UNHCR staff and other clients of UNHCR.

- Perform other related duties as required.


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