Admin Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Admin Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

About One Acre Fund

Founded in 2006, One
Acre Fund supplies 1 million smallholder farmers with the agricultural services
they need to make their farms vastly more productive. Our 8,000+ team is
drawn from diverse backgrounds and professions. With operations across six core
countries in Africa, we make farmers more prosperous by providing quality
farm supplies on credit, delivered within walking distance of farmers’ homes,
and agricultural training to improve harvests. On average, our farmers
harvest 50 percent more food after working with One Acre Fund. 

To learn more about our
work, take a look at our Why Work Here blog for
more information.

About the Role

One Acre Fund is
operating a growing number of rural retail outlets. As One Acre Fund’s
Rural Retail Admin Assistant in Kenya, you will
report to the
 Senior Admin Assistant and work with members of the
Rural Retail Department, and the wider One Acre Fund team to enable the smooth running
of the daily operations through providing administrative support.

Responsibilities

  • Be
    responsible for keeping
     departmental
    workload tracker documents up
    to date
  • Perform reconciliation of data from our retail
    network
  • Provide clear and timely communication to
    supporting departments
  • Keep all departmental filing systems up to date
  • Liaise with team members to
    ensure the smooth flow of information
  • Perform additional tasks as requested by the
    manager as needed.

Career Growth and
Development

We have a strong culture
of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly
check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and
regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months,
and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have
the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term
career.

Qualifications

Across all roles, these
are the general
qualifications we look for
. For this role specifically, you
will have:

  • Excellent Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word
    skills as well as a
    good level of general
    computer literacy
  • Strong written and oral communicator
  • Good
    organizational skills
     with attention to detail
  • Strong collaborative nature with
    a commitment to teamwork
  • Ability
    to work under pressure
    ,
    producing quality work with
    little supervision
  • Preference for a Diploma from a recognized
    academic institution
  • Minimum C+ in KCSE or Equivalent preferred
  • Fluent in English and Kiswahili

Preferred Start Date

Due to the ongoing
Covid-19 pandemic, start dates can vary significantly by role. We are adapting rapidly to
Covid-19
 and most of our team is now working remotely. Given
the changing environment, we will appreciate your flexibility in confirming a
start date.

Job Location: Kakamega, Kenya

Benefits

Health insurance, paid
time off 

Eligibility

This role is only open
to citizens or permanent residents of Kenya. 

How to Apply

Apply for the job here

Application Deadline

12 March 2021







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