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Full-time Program Assistant

at Gold Star in Nairobi

Program Assistant at Gold Star in Nairobi – Kenya Jobs, Careers and Vacancies

Gold Star Kenya through the APHIAplus Health, Communications and Marketing and Nuru ya Bonde projects, GoldStar Kenya is building the capacity of private practitioners to provide comprehensive and integrated HIV and TB prevention, care and treatment services that are in line with Government of Kenya health strategies and national standards.

We seek qualified candidates for the following positions.

Location: Gold Star Kenya Office – Nairobi
Requisition ID: GSKE-005
Basic Function: Provides Program, Administrative and Logistical support to the GS Kenya Director and staff

Key Responsibilities

  • Acts as primary support to the Senior Program Officer and backs-up other team members.
  • Provides front office management of the GS Kenya office – incoming/outgoing calls/mails and visitors.
  • Provides administrative and logistical support to field offices and regional staff; oversees logistics needs of assigned region.
  • Facilitates procurement of goods and services through quotation sourcing from pre-qualified GS Kenya vendors or per guidelines provided and following up on completion of the procurement cycle.
  • Manages conference and workshop logistics by preparing draft budgets, solicit pro forma invoices, making travel and hotel bookings, sending invitations, preparing workshop materials, arranging for participant per diems and assist in completion, collation of workshop reports as necessary.
  • Performs other duties as assigned by supervisor.

Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, social sciences or a related field and at least 3 years’ experience preferably in a not-for-profit organization;
  • Program Administration experience plus above qualifications would also be an added advantage
  • Computer proficiency, especially in MS Office applications
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to determine priorities and meet multiple deadlines
  • Detail-oriented individual with strong multi-tasking abilities
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively with a program team
  • Familiarity with HIV/AIDS, reproductive health, family planning, public health, international development, and/or private health care sector in addition to knowledge of USAID regulations or experience in working in a USAID funded program would be an added advantage.
  • Ability to work effectively in a team setting

GoldStar Kenya has a competitive compensation package and is an equal opportunity employer.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply via email to:

Please specify source in your application and quote the Requisition ID provided on the subject line while sending your application, CV/resume including salary requirements, to be received not later than December 11, 2013.

Kindly note that only shortlisted persons will be contacted.

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