Assistant Office Administrator - Migori & Lamu - 2 Positions




3 days ago02/29/202403/30/2024

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Duties and Responsibilities

  • Typing manuscripts and preparing responses to simple routine correspondences;
  • Maintaining office diary and protocol;
  • Handling telephone calls and appointments;
  • Ensuring security of office records, documents and equipment;
  • Processing data and manage e-office;
  • Operating office equipment;
  • Attending to visitors/clients;
  • Planning and scheduling meetings;
  • Reporting any repair needs in the office;
  • Management of office petty cash; and
  • Any other duty as may be assigned

Requirements for Appointment

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) minimum grade “C-” (Minus) or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Computer applications; and
  • Diploma/ Higher Diploma in Secretarial Studies from a recognized institution;


  • Have passed the following examinations from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC);
  • Typewriting III (Minimum 50 w.p.m.)/Computerized document processing III;
  • Shorthand III (100 w.p.m);
  • Business English III/Communications II;
  • Office Management III/Office Administration and Management III;
  • Secretarial Duties II;
  • Commerce II;

Interested applicants MUST adhere to the application instructions provided below:

The applicants MUST submit their information online through filing of the form provided in the link below:

The applicants MUST also send their hard copy applications and attach their Curriculum Vitae and copies of relevant professional/academic certificates and national identification card.

They MUST also include their day and evening telephone numbers, e-mail address and names and addresses of three referees to reach the Director KEFRI not later than 5 pm on Monday, 18th December 2023.

Envelopes containing the hard copy applications should clearly be marked with the position applied for and addressed to: -

The Director/CEO,

Kenya Forestry Research Institute (KEFRI),

P.O. BOX 20412-00200,

City Square, NAIROBI. 

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