Al- Khair Foundation- Kenya is a registered humanitarian organization with commitment to providing humanitarian support, international development, emergency aid and disaster relief in the most deprived areas. Al- Khair Foundation’s core thematic areas include: Health, Education, WASH, Livelihood, Community Development and Emergency and is currently expanding its projects within the country.
We are seeking to recruit a qualified, ambitious and experienced Kenyan national to fill the position of office assistant, who will join the general unit of administration department to provide administration support by maintaining a clean, hygienic and conducive environment around the office.
One (1) year fixed term renewable contract
Start Date: Immediately
Key Duties & Responsibilities
Maintain daily office cleanliness.
To receive and attend to guests at the office
Answer telephones, direct calls and take messages.
Communicate with office visitors to answer questions, disseminate or explain information, take orders and address/direct complaints.
Deliver messages and run errands.
Inventory and order materials, supplies, and services.
To replenish consumable items as required
Ensure that the office kitchen and equipment is properly cleaned and maintained
Inform the Supervisor of the need for repairs and other renovations in the work area or office.
Take minutes in meetings as need be.
This job description is subject to regular review and appropriate modifications and the post holder may be required to undertake other relevant and appropriate duties as required
Required Experience & Competencies:
Be a Kenyan citizen of 18 years and above
Must have good communication skills and can speak English and Swahili
Basic computer skills and can operate simple office equipment
Have good customer service skills
Be able to work in a systematic and methodical manner.
Be able to work well on own initiative.
Be able to work flexibly, under pressure and adapt to change. (Flexibility to work additional hours as necessary to fulfill the requirements of the role and meet the organization needs.)
How to apply:
To apply, send your current CV and Cover Letter with the subject of the email as ‘Office Assistant’ by EOD Monday, 9 th July 2018**.
Each application should include three (3) referees.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted for interview.
Ps: Please note that Al- Khair Foundation is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge any fees at any point of the job applications.