Personal Assistant Job in Kenya

Closing
date: October
15, 2020

CBM
is an international Christian development organization, committed to improving
the quality of life of people with disabilities in the world. CBM addresses
disability as a cause and consequence of poverty, and works in partnership to
create an inclusive society for all.

Overall Mission:

The
job holder will provide administrative, secretarial and communication services
on behalf of the CBM Regional Hub Director (RD).

Main tasks

·
Proactively organize and maintain the Regional Director’s diary;

·
Ensure smooth execution of Regional Director initiated external events through
planning, logistics, and preparation of background materials;

·
Assist in coordinating and organizing internal and external meetings on behalf
of the RD;

·
Preparation of travel and accommodation arrangements, manage travel expenses
for the RD;

·
Compiling and preparing reports, presentations, minutes and other
correspondences as requested;

·
Monitoring and follow-up of processes, projects and activities related to work
packages as assigned;

·
Advice the RD of matters requiring personal attention, with associated
deadlines;

·
Managing routine correspondence on behalf of the RD; dealing with matters
requiring attention, or refer them to the appropriate person in the absence of
the RD;

·
Liaise with the communications team to ensure RDs active engagement in social
media, documentation of important meetings and events (photos), and sharing of
important calendar events

·
Operate communication software in conference rooms, and host conference and
video calls effectively

·
Filing and record keeping;

Pre-Requisites

Education, Knowledge & Professional
Experience:

·
Relevant university degree in social sciences, project management business
administration, or related field;

·
Professional experience of 5 years in a similar role;

·
Fast and accurate minute taking skills, shorthand skills preferable;

·
Discretion and confidentiality;

·
Ability to prioritize work and meet deadlines;

·
Mature, dependable self-starter who follows through on tasks;

·
Excellent written and oral communication in English;

·
Ability to communicate effectively at various levels within the organization;

·
Proven good organizational and coordination skills;

· A
high level of autonomy and flexibility;

·
Ability to work diplomatically and with sensitivity with individuals from a
variety of cultures, professions and personal backgrounds;

·
Advantage of lived experience with disability;

·
Willingness to adhere and commit to CBM’s Values and Safeguarding Policy

How
to Apply

Application Procedures:

Candidates with the required
profile and proven experiences
, who meet these qualifications,
are invited to submit via e-mail, a
letter of motivation, stating why he/she wishes to work for CBM, CV, three
professional references and salary expectations to [email protected].

Application deadline: 15th October
2020

The future job holder
will adhere to CBM’s values and commits to CBM’s Code of Conduct and
Safeguarding Policy.

CBM encourages persons
with disabilities who meet the qualifications to apply for this position. For
further information about CBM’s inclusion policy, please visit our Resources
& Publications section at http://www.cbm.org

This position is a
national and subject to local employment and immigration laws. The job will be
based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Only short-listed
candidates will be contacted.

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