Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Job in Nairobi, Kenya


Nutrition International (NI)
Position: Receptionist / Administrative Assistant
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
Nutrition International (NI), formerly the Micronutrient Initiative, is a Canadian-based international non-governmental organization dedicated to improving the health and nutrition of the worlds most vulnerable; especially women and children. Recognized as global experts, we work around the world to create effective and sustainable solutions for hidden hunger.
The Receptionist/Admin Assistant’s role is to ensure efficient day-to-day operation of the NI Africa Regional Office and the Kenya Country Office through professional and efficient handling of the Kenya and the Africa Regional Offices’ reception area as well as carrying out a variety of administrative duties to facilitate the work of NI’s Corporate Services staff.
This position reports to the Regional HR Manager and indirectly to the Senior Finance Officer, Africa.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
Reception
·         Answer incoming telephone calls and take messages ensuring that communication is efficient, accurate and comprehensive.
·         Keep the reception area (and whole office) tidy and welcoming during office hours.
·         Receive and distribute mail accordingly; acknowledge receipt of all incoming mails, register the same and channel to responsible staff for action.
·         Administer outgoing documents and parcels through DHL and other courier companies.
Administration
·         Supervise the cleaners to maintain high standards of hygiene, cleanliness and tidiness in the office.
·         Maintain the Boardroom/meeting room’s schedule
·         Manage requests for taxis for the Kenya Country office staff and NI Africa Regional Office staff and ensure all invoices are submitted to finance office for payment.
·         Coordinate and arrange travel itineraries, flights, accommodation, airport transfers, visas, travel authorizations and prepare expense reports for Regional office staff.
·         Organize staff birthday celebrations
Supervisory Responsibilities:
·         No supervisory responsibilities
Qualifications / Experience:
·         Minimum of bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or any other related filed
·         A minimum of 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
Language Skills
·         Excellent communications skills (oral and written).
·         Fluency in English both reading and writing is a prerequisite.
Travel Requirements
·         No travel required from this position.
Other Specific Requirements:
·         Excellent administrative skills with the ability to handle multiple tasks;
·         Motivated individual with the ability and willingness to perform tasks with limited supervision;
·         Good interpersonal skills;
·         High level of Integrity
·         Sensitivity to confidential matters is required
How to Apply
CLICK HERE to submit your CV and Cover letter.
Submission deadline is 28th September, 2018.
We thank all applicants for their interest, however, only those shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.

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