Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya – US Embassy 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Administrative Assistant Job in Kenya – US Embassy 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Administrative Management
Assistant

(Kisumu)

Duties

Provides administrative
support and oversight of the ICASS staff providing services to the Centers for
Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) and Medical Research Unit (MRU) employees
in Kisumu and Kericho.  Acts as management lead for Kisumu coordinating
all management support including residential maintenance, FAP inventories, fuel
control, preparation for direct hire arrival and departure and official visitor
support.

Coordinates day to day work of Facilities Maintenance staff.
 Provides community liaison service for the employees, serving as liaison
with the schools and organizing social events as well as community information
to the family members at post.  Assists the HR team with recruitment
paperwork and interview support. Communicate with ICASS section heads in
Nairobi Management sections on a regular basis.  Joins all regular
Management meetings via phone or in-person. Position requires non-sensitive
security clearance and is  supervised by the Deputy Management Counselor.

Qualifications and
Evaluations

Requirements:

EXPERIENCE: Two years’
experience performing administrative functions in an office environment is
required.

Education Requirements:

Mandatory:

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: Level IV English
(Fluent, Reading/speaking /writing) is required. (This may be tested.) 

SKILLS AND
ABILITIES 

Strong interpersonal
skills and flexibility is required; organizational and time management skills
required; ability to draft correspondence and ability to work independently is
required. Ability to assess quickly when something is urgent such as a housing
emergency or someone in need of outreach is required.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY
(EEO):
  The U.S. Mission provides equal opportunity and fair and
equitable treatment in employment to all people without regard to race, color,
religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, political affiliation, marital
status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

All applicants under
consideration will be required to pass medical and security certifications.

Benefits and Other
Info

Benefits:

Agency Benefits:

Locally Employed Staff,
including Members of Household (MOHs), and Third-Country Nationals (TCNs),
working at the U.S. Mission in Nairobi, Kenya may receive a compensation
package that may include health, separation, and other benefits.

For EFMs, benefits
should be discussed with the Human Resources Office.

The pay plan is assigned
at the time of the conditional offer letter by the HR Office.

Other Information:

HIRING PREFERENCE
SELECTION PROCESS:  Applicants in the following hiring preference
categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. 
Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their
status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that
the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

HIRING PREFERENCE
ORDER

  1. AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S.
    Veteran*
  2. AEFM / USEFM
  3. FS on LWOP and CS with reemployment rights 

How
To Apply

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