Aga Khan University Job Vacancy : Administration Officer

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The Aga Khan University is an independent research university with its primary campus in Karachi, Pakistan, with additional campuses and training programmes in Kenya, Tanzania, Uganda, United Kingdom and Afghanistan.

Administration Officer

  • Job TypeFull Time
  • QualificationBA/BSc/HND
  • Experience2 years
  • Location Nairobi
  • Job Field Administration / Secretarial

Position Summary;

This is a mid-level management position. The position is required to provide administrative and secretarial support to the Director, Centre of Excellence in Women and child Health: and to support the programme managers under the Centre of Excellence in Women and Child Health. AKU.

Key Responsibilities:-  

  • Effectively planning and scheduling appointments in the Director’s calendar
    • Prepare a daily program folder containing documents related to meetings taking place on each day
    • Receive, sort and route incoming mail and faxes
    • Attend to all incoming and outgoing calls
    • Take initiative, where appropriate to respond to mails that need not involve the Director
    • Prepare draft communication for the Director
    • Organizing meetings. Conferences and seminars
    • Facilitate procurement management
    • Petty Cash Management
    • Research support to the office of the CoEWCII, AKU East Africa and the project units


• Bachelor’s Degree in Management, Communication Studies, Public Relations. Office Administration or other relevant field
• Computer literacy is mandatory with very good practical skills in Ms Office Applications
• Two years’ experience in administration Personal Attributes
• Strong interpersonal and Public Relations skills
• Ability to set priorities and work with minimum supervision
• Good written and verbal communication skills


How to Apply

To formally submit your application please send an updated CV and testimonials, including the names, postal and c-mail addresses, telephone fax numbers of two professional references to [email protected] or post your application to Aga Khan University, P.O. Box 39340 -00623 Nairobi: not later than 17th March, 2017. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. For more details on the role kindly review the role on our website. Only short listed Candidates will be contacted