NGO Office Administrator Vacancy in Garden Estate, Nairobi, Kenya

Our client, a not-for-profit, organization whose mission is to reach Kenyan students through learning initiative and providing educational materials is looking for an Office Administrator.

Location: Garden Estate, Nairobi.

Start date: Immediate.

Job Summary: Responsible for providing professional administrative support, writing Grant proposal for targeted donors and providing logistical support to the organization, partners, and the general public.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Ensure foundation is duly registered and compliant with the relevant NGO agencies.
  • Fundraising for educational initiatives.
  • Research and write grants/proposals for targeted donors (Bill & Melinda Foundation, Chan Zuckerberg
  • Initiative, USAID, Clinton Global Initiative. etc.
  • Plan strategies and implement the organization’s services and projects.
  • Serve as a representative in the organization while attending charitable programs.
  • Research for new companies that can be the source of funds.
  • Document new policies and fill in documents to create organizational charts and other archives.
  • Participate and attend meetings with their sponsors and other government official.
  • Possess a wide knowledge regarding the rules and policies of non-government agencies, tax and others.

Key Skills and Competencies:  

  • At least three years’ work experience in a similar/related position.
  • Degree in Social/Behavioral Sciences, Community Development or related field from an accredited institution.
  • Demonstrable experience, particularly in the grant proposal and social work.
  • Good verbal and written communication, with excellent command of English and Swahili languages (written and oral)
  • Strong analytical, strategic thinking and writing skills.
  • Leadership skills and ability to work independently and in a team.
  • Good planning and prioritizing skills to be responsive to changing demands and priorities.
  • Have good interpersonal skills
  • Be able to use Microsoft Word and Excel.

Deadline: Interested parties should send their online applications on or before 24th March 2017

Correspondence: Applications and detailed CV to be submitted online at

Applications not meeting minimum requirements will not be considered.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Business Administration, Community Development, NGO and UN
Updated: March 19, 2017 — 8:05 am