World Bank Group
Job Vacancy: Office Assistant
Local Term Appointment (Three Years, renewable)
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
The World Bank Country Office in Kenya is seeking a highly organized and energized professional, capable of operating effectively and discreetly in a very demanding, fast-paced and culturally diverse environment, to work as Office Assistant based in Nairobi, Kenya.
The successful candidate will work under the leadership of the Country Director and the day to day supervision of the Administrative Officer who provides supervision, guidance and assigns work to the administration staff including the Office Assistant.
The selected candidate will provide administrative and office support to the Kenya Country Office.
The job implies frequent interaction with other institutional units, staff in other locations (locally and internationally), government officials, consultants and external organizations.
This is an entry level office support job, which contributes to the smooth running of the daily operations of the work in the administrative unit. The Office Assistant’s duties and accountabilities include, but are not limited to stationery management, mail room management, driver’s focal point, support the Staff parking program,
assist with the Switch Board operation and any other administrative tasks as assigned from time to time.
Tasks may vary according to the office support needs and requirements, but typically encompass basic office functions ranging from photocopying to light word processing.
Selection Criteria and Electronic Applications:
The successful candidate should be a holder of at least a certificate or diploma in business administration / studies or secretarial studies or office management or related field or other relevant qualification with atleast 2 years’ direct relevant working experience in a large International or service or Private Sector Organization.
The ability to communicate effectively, in writing and orally in English is essential.
For the full position description, complete selection criteria and required competencies, candidates are requested to submit an online application through www.worldbank.org/careers Click on Current Job Openings > Job# 180551.
The World Bank is committed to achieving diversity of gender, race, nationality, culture and educational background.
Individuals with disabilities are equally encouraged to apply.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Closing date is 14 May 2018.