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Full-time Executive Admin Assistant to the Managing Director

at Kenya Investment Authority in Nairobi

Executive Admin Assistant to the Managing Director at Kenya Investment Authority in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

The Kenya Investment Authority (KenInvest), whose mandate is to promote and facilitate both Domestic and Foreign investments in Kenya, seeks to recruit suitable candidates for the following position:-

Reports to: Managing Director
Division/Section/Unit: Managing Director’s Office

Responsible for:

  • Office Assistants
  • Managing Director’s Driver
  • Interns
  • Temporal staff

Job Purpose:
To offer support services to the Managing Director by providing administrative and office related duties.

Roles and Responsibilities

  • Managing the schedule of the Managing Director, highlighting activity timing and schedules;
  • Assisting investors, visitors and enquiries to the Managing Director’s office and directing them to relevant departments/ units;
  • Drafting correspondences for MD’s consideration;
  • Carrying out background research on topical issues as may be required from time to time by the Managing Director;
  • Assisting in preparation of incoming and outgoing missions by making follow-ups traveling schedules, MD travel clearance, etc;
  • Tracking implementation of MD’s instructions to other staff and making regular reports; and
  • Performing any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.

Education and Qualifications:
A minimum of a degree from an accredited University with an emphasis in Secretarial Studies/Management, Social Sciences or in a related field. Diploma in Secretarial Studies.

Skills and experience:

  • Five years working experience in a similar position.
  • Basic understanding of management practices.
  • Demonstrated ability as a team leader who can work without supervision and under pressure.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.
  • Good interpersonal skills in public relations.
  • Drive and innovativeness.
  • Computer proficiency.
  • Excellent grooming and professional image
  • Integrity and confidentiality.

Key Performance Indicators

  • Timely appointments and response to correspondences.
  • Scheduling and rescheduling of meetings.
  • Well-organized and maintained office.
  • Properly maintained diary.
  • Feedback from stakeholders

How to apply
Qualified candidates should submit their application letters together with copies of Curriculum Vitae, certificates and testimonials, names and addresses of three referees (one of whom should be present or previous employer) including a reliable telephone contact, to be received on or before 18th July 2013 to the address below.

KenInvest is an Equal Opportunity employer and candidates from minority groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

The Managing Director
Kenya Investment Authority
P O Box 55704-00200

Please quote for the position you are applying for clearly on the envelope.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted for interview.

Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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