Project Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Project Assistant Job in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Project Assistant 

JKUAT Enterprises Ltd
(JKUATES) is a State Corporation operating as a limited company, fully owned by
Jomo Kenyatta University of Agriculture and Technology (JKUAT). Its objectives
include:

  1. To
    enhance entrepreneurial activity through the latest innovations in
    technological
  2. To
    provide practical solutions for business problems by drawing on resource
    personnel from various disciplines in JKUAT.
  3. To
    link the University with industry, government, the public and other
    stakeholders and to provide a forum for networking to propel development.
  4. To
    market the University’s innovations
  5. Consultancy

The company undertakes
its functions in line with the above objectives through various ways and means.
The client base is wide and varied across all industries and businesses, governments
and organizations, institutions and parastatals, agencies and individuals.

To provide support and creates balance in the time and scope of
executing projects, under the direct supervision of the project Manager, we are
looking for a qualified and experienced individual to join our dynamic team in
the position of a Project Assistant.

Responsibilities

  • Logging
    and tracking all project plans and project
  • Arrange
    Contracts, raise purchase orders and expenditure authorization forms for
  • Respond
    to telephone inquiries and convey accurate information promptly and
    appropriately.
  • Carry
    out project logistics and administrative
  • Coordinating
    the consultation process with all stakeholders to meet set deadlines.
  • Assist
    in research and developing the project proposals and presenting to the
    Project Manager for
  • Work
    collaboratively with the Project Manager and team to maximize
  • Collaborate
    with the whole project team, contributing to the entire project
  • Report
    updates to the project manager.
  • To
    undertake other duties as may be assigned

Skills and Requirements

  • ·          Exceptional communication and
    interpersonal skills.
  • ·         
    Keen attention to detail and an aptitude for problem-solving.
  • ·         
    Able to proactively address potential issues.
  • ·         
    Collaborative working style and team-player attitude
  • ·         
    Positive and encouraging personality
  • ·         
    Able to work independently with little supervision
  • ·         
    Highly motivated with a strong work ethic
  • ·         
    Reliable, trustworthy, and committed to the team’s success
  • ·         
    Outstanding organizational skills and ability to prioritize tasks
  • ·         
    Able to thrive in a high-volume, deadline-driven work environment
  • ·         
    Good IT skills including Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Project

Qualifications

Academic Qualifications/Work Experience

  •  
    Diploma in Project Management, Business Administration/Management or its
    equivalent (advanced diploma is an added advantage).
  • At
    least 1 years work experience.

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to send their applications and
detailed CV indicating current and expected salary to hr@jkuates.jkuat.ac.ke on
or before 7th December,2021
. Due to the urgency to fill
the position, shortlisting will be done on an ongoing basis. Those who shall
not have heard from us by 20th December, 2021 should
consider their applications unsuccessful.