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Full-time Executive Assistant

at CARE in Nairobi

Executive Assistant at CARE Somalia in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

CARE Somalia is an International NGO working in Somalia. CARE and its partners work with vulnerable communities to address the underlying causes of poverty and promote peace and development, through its strategic goal to reduce poverty by empowering women, enhancing access to resources and services, and improving governance. CARE Somalia Program seeks to recruit a highly competent, proactive and self-driven person to fill the position of Executive Assistant to the Country Director to be based in Nairobi.

Purpose of position
Under the guidance and direct supervision of the Country Director, the Executive Assistant will ensure effective and efficient functioning of the Country Director’s office, full confidentiality in all aspects of assignment, management of information flow and follow-up on deadlines. The Executive Assistant to the Country Director will work in close collaboration with Core Leadership Team and the Senior Management Team to ensure efficient flow of information, actions on instructions and agendas.

Knowledge, skills and abilities

  • Bachelors degree in a relevant field or National Diploma in Business Management with equivalent experience that demonstrates similar capacity
  • 3 years of experience in a similar position
  • Must have high level of diplomacy and ability to keep confidential information.
  • Excellent written and spoken English
  • Should exercise high level of interpersonal skills, excellent organisational skills and problem solving skills.
  • Ability to collect, synthesize and report information including recommendations for action

How to apply:
Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send their application letters and detailed CVs to by 11th October 2013. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an Equal Opportunity Employer promoting gender, equity and diversity. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply. Our selection process reflects our commitment to the protection of children from abuse.

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