The Administrative Officer will provide effective administrative support to the office in respect to office management, logistics and functions, procurement, human resources management and accounting and finance functions to ensure effective support to institutional operations.
Qualifications, Skills and Experience
A business degree from a recognised university
Technical training in human resources management will be an advantage
Knowledge of Foreign language ( French) and Accounting and Finance knowledge and skills will also be added advantage
At least 5 years’ experience in a similar role
Relevant experience in international development or research organisation will be an advantage
Proven human resource management experience will be an asset
Proficiency in ICT and operations software
Organisational and management skills, strong ability to multi-task
Understanding of and ability to work with policies and procedures of an organisation
Excellent interpersonal skills- flexibility, teamwork, self-motivation, initiative and attention to detail
An ability to prioritise, plan and organise work in a busy environment
An understanding of health and safety issues in the workplace
Ability to work independently with minimum supervision and be self-motivated
Excellent communication skills
The above positions will be for a period of 2 years, renewable depending on performance, continued need of the institute and availability of funding. A competitive remuneration package will be offered commensurate with qualifications, skills and experience. A lady would be more preferred
To apply: Please send (1) one-page cover letter; (2) CV of not more than 4 (four) pages-including 3 (three) relevant referees; (3) 1 (one) page motivation statement detailing career goals and interests. Recruitment will be done on a continuous basis until the right candidate is identified. Application letters should have the title of the position as the subject as well as subject of email for email applicants. Only qualified applicants shortlisted for interviews will be contacted.
Finance and Administration Manager
African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP),
Westcom Point Building, Mahiga Mairu Avenue (Off Waiyaki Way), Westlands Nairobi
P.O. Box 14688 00800 Nairobi, Kenya
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