Administrative Internship Job in Kenya – NGO 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Administrative Internship Job in Kenya – NGO 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Position title: Administrative Assistant – Intern

Duty station: Regional Office – Nairobi, Kenya
Duration of Assignment: 6 months 

The International Organization for Migration (IOM) is the UN
Migration Agency. With 166 member states it is committed to the principle that
humane and orderly migration benefits migrants and society. Established in 1951
and now active in over 400 field locations worldwide, IOM works with partners,
government and civil society to:

1. Assist in meeting the operational challenges of migration and mobility
2. Advance understanding of migration issues
3. Encourage social and economic development through migration; and
4. Uphold the human dignity and well-being of migrants and mobile populations.

IOM is committed to a diverse and inclusive environment.
Internal and External candidates are eligible to apply to this vacancy. For the
purpose of the vacancy, internal candidates are considered as first-tier
IOM’s Regional Office for the East and Horn of Africa supports and monitors the
following countries: Burundi, Djibouti, Eritrea, Ethiopia, Kenya, Rwanda,
Somalia, South Sudan, Tanzania and Uganda. Through a team of specialists, the
Regional Office supports the development, implementation, monitoring, reporting
and evaluation of projects and initiatives undertaken by country offices and
regional programmes.
Under general supervision of the Senior Regional Resource
Management Officer, and under the
direct supervision of the Regional Resource Management Officer, the incumbent
will work to provide effective support to the eight Regional Thematic
Specialists (RTSs) in IOM Nairobi RO (Senior Regional Emergency and Post Crisis
Specialist, Senior Regional Migrant Protection and Assistance Specialist,
Senior Regional Labour Migration and Human Development, Regional Migration
Environment and Climate Change Specialist, Regional Liaison and Policy Officer,
Senior Regional Immigration and Border Management Specialist, Senior Regional
Migration Health Specialist and Regional Project Development Officer)
In particular he/she will:
• Provide administrative and logistical support to the
Senior Regional Thematic Specialists (RTSs), Regional Project Development
Officer (RPDO) and Regional Liaison Policy Officer (RLPO) in terms of:
Preparing Travel Authorizations and obtaining the relevant authorization,
coordinate flight bookings, prepare security clearance, ensure that staff has
obtained their medical clearance and that travel advances are settled in a
timely manner.
• Follow up with the RTSs, RPDO and RLPO to submit their
Travel Expense claim as soon as they come back from TDY, ensure that all
required supporting documentation have been attached, compute the Travel
Expense claim following the travel rules and regulations and ensure that
settlement is done in a timely manner.

• Provide administrative support to the RTSs, RPDO and RLPO
for internal and external meetings, workshops and trainings.
• Prepare and track all Purchase Request Forms (PRFs) for
RTSs, RPDO and RLPO activities and office requirements.
• Act as the RTSs, RLPO and RPDO focal point for liaising
with other administrative units in the Regional Office like Procurement,
Finance, Transport and Human Resources.
• Assist the Resource Management Unit on other Admin duties
as maybe required.
• Perform such other duties as may be assigned.
The incumbent is expected to demonstrate the following
technical and behavioral competencies:
Behavioral Inclusion & respect
for diversity
• Respects and promotes individual and cultural differences
Delivering results
• Produces and delivers quality results in a service-oriented and timely manner
• Demonstrates ability to work in a composed, competent and committed manner
and exercises careful judgement in meeting day-to-day challenges
• Maintains high ethical standards and acts in a manner
consistent with organizational principles/rules and standards of conduct
• Develops and promotes effective collaboration within and across units to
achieve shared goals and optimize results
Managing & sharing knowledge
• Continuously seeks to learn, share
knowledge and innovate
• Takes ownership for achieving the Organization’s
priorities and assumes responsibility for own action and delegated work
• Encourages and contributes to clear and open communication
• Works effectively in high-pressure, rapidly changing
• Maintains confidentiality and discretion in appropriate areas of work.
• Communicates professionally and effectively with stakeholders and colleagues
• University degree in Business Administration; An Advanced
University degree is an advantage.
• At least one years working experience working as an Administrative Assistant
• Excellent writing and communication skills; ability and proven track record
to prepare and present clear and concise papers and reports in English.
• Strong analytical and creative thinking skills.
• High computer literacy; familiarity with standard word processing,
spreadsheet, database, publishing, internet research, and e-mail communication.
• Personal commitment, flexibility, efficiency and drive for results; ability
to perform research and make effective decisions under time pressure.
• Ability to work effectively and harmoniously with colleagues from varied
cultures and professional backgrounds.

Interested candidates should submit CV and a cover letter
indicating the Position Title and Vacancy Number with three professional
referees, and their contacts (both email and telephone) to 
Organization for Migration (IOM), RO Human Resources Department, via e-mail: r

06 April 2020
Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted