Admin Assistant Job in Kenya

Vacancy: Administrative Assistant

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Type: Full Time

Min. Experience: Entry Level

Job Description

Founded in 2011,
CrossBoundary is a mission-driven investment firm committed to unlocking the
power of capital to make a substantial return while creating a lasting
difference in underserved markets. CrossBoundary provides investment advisory
services, having developed a specialized expertise in unleashing investment
across all sectors in fragile and emerging markets. Our advisory clients
include governments, development finance institutions, private equity firms,
Fortune 100 companies, and research institutions.

Learn more at
www.crossboundary.com.

We are currently looking
for an Administrative Assistant to facilitate the efficient operations of the
Nairobi office by performing a variety of clerical and administrative
tasks. The ideal candidate will be a proactive problem solver with excellent
communication skills and attention to detail. We are looking for a candidate
with previous experience working in an office environment, performing
administrative duties, and providing support to a highly diverse team.
Additionally, candidates much have a solid working knowledge of office
processes, computer software, and electronic communications tools. This role is
responsible for responding to ad hoc requests, coordinating/tracking projects,
and managing business-as-usual projects such as filing, copying,
researching printer problems, and organizing logistics.

The CrossBoundary team
is a unique group made up of people who are genuinely excited by the
opportunity to make a difference in some of the most challenging yet exciting
markets in the world. Team members come from diverse backgrounds, but share a
number of qualities: curiosity, humility, integrity, a drive for excellence,
and a bias for action.

Responsibilities

  • Greet visitors and point them in the right
    direction, answer inquiries, and create a welcoming environment

  • Process and direct mail and incoming packages or
    deliveries

  • Perform a range of staff and/or operational
    support activities; serve as a liaison with other departments on
    basic administrative and/or operational matters

  • Arrange meetings and
    conferences; schedule interviews and appointments and
    perform other duties related to maintaining one or more individual
    schedules; make travel and lodging arrangements, either directly or
    through travel agencies

  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing,
    typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc.

  • Order, stock, and distributes office supplies

  • Submit and reconcile office expense reports

  • Organize all shipments and distribution routes to
    ensure timely deliveries e.g., swag items, team care packages, etc.

  • Assist in organizing and supervising other
    office activities e.g., event planning, team lunches, etc.

  • Ensure that basic facilities, such as water
    and heating, are well-maintained

  • Oversee the operations of office equipment by
    completing preventive maintenance requirements such as calling for
    repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment, etc.

  • Address employee’s queries regarding office
    management issues (e.g., stationery, hardware, travel arrangements, etc.)

  • Anticipate the needs of others to ensure there is
    a seamless and positive experience

  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as
    assigned

Qualifications 

The ideal candidate will
have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 2+ years of related experience working in an
    office environment, performing administrative duties, and providing
    support to the team

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Excellent customer service skills required

  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability
    to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly

  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills

  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment
    and stay calm under pressure

  • Solid working knowledge of office processes,
    computer software, and electronic communications tools

  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field

How to Apply

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