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 http://goo.gl/T8sryH

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