AMREF Administration Manager Job in Nairobi Kenya

Position: Administration Manager

Reference Number: KCO/ADMIN/001/2012

Duty Station: Nairobi

Closing Date: 23 November 2012

We are looking for individuals who are organized, highly motivated and results oriented to join a dynamic team and help bring lasting health change in Africa, to fill the following positions.
Purpose of the job:

To provide administration leadership and operations of the country programme.

Core Function:- The incumbent should have extensive experience in management and administration of procurement, transport & fleet management, maintenance, renovation and construction of buildings, assets and inventory management and utilities management.

Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Provide leadership through co-ordination and supervision of the implementation of administration strategies.
  • Design and implement administration policies by establishing standards and procedures, measuring results against standards and making necessary adjustments.
  • Ensure efficient and effective management of administration functions including quality improvement and quality control of administration functions.
  • Supervises the efficient and effective running of procurement, transport & fleet management, buildings maintenance and utilities.
  • Maintains an up to date inventory and asset register for all AMREF fixed assets.
  • Co-ordinates management of facilities, general insurance and contract management.
  • Manages department’s resources including staff, budgets and assets.
  • Preparation of annual administration budget, scheduling expenditures, analyzing variances and initiating corrective actions.
  • Reviews and analyzes administration function reports and summarizes them for information sharing and implementation as necessary.
Qualifications and Competencies:
  • The ideal candidate should have a minimum of a Masters Degree in Business Administration or its equivalent with over five (5) years of relevant work experience.  
  • Professional training in procurement will be an added advantage.  
  • Must be ICT proficient and hands on experience in procurement and fleet management systems.
  • Should have good interpersonal skills, good written and oral communication skills, ability to prioritize duties and work under minimal supervision.
Interested candidates should quote the position and reference number (KCO/ADMIN/001/2012) in the subject matter and send their CV and application letter which should include remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees, to the Human Resources Manager, AMREF Kenya by e-mail to – do not attach certificates and testimonials.

The closing date for submitting applications is Friday, 23rd November, 2012.  

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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