APHRC Receptionist / Administrative Assistant Job

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The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.
The Center seeks to recruit a Receptionist / Administrative Assistant to provide receptionist and administrative duties to the office.
Responsibilities
  • Receptionist and interface with visitors at the office
  • Ensure the reception area is kept clean & attractive, furniture is properly arranged & magazines, brochures, daily newspapers and other literature are up to date
  • Basic accounting duties including maintenance of office petty cash
  • Secretarial duties e.g. booking meeting rooms, taking minutes during staff meetings and handling logistical requirements
  • Processing of Local Purchase Orders and purchase requisitions
  • Receiving and distributing mail to appropriate offices
  • Making annual subscription of Center’s newspaper supply
  • Receiving and verification of office stationery
  • Processing of staff business cards
  • Reconciliation of monthly statements for APHRC flight bookings
  • Preparation of taxi and courier service scheduled for payment
Requirements
  • Bachelors’ degree in Administration or related field
  • Excellent skills in MS Office programs
  • At least 3 years of similar experience in a busy office, preferably an International NGO
  • Strong interpersonal, organizational and communications skills
  • Ability to assess priorities and manage competing demands with minimum supervision
  • Reliable and attentive to detail
  • Knowledge of French and experience in handling finances will be an added advantage

How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://jobs.aphrc.org by March 17, 2016.
  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • Cover letters should be addressed to: The Human Resources Officer African Population and Health Research Center, Inc APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi
  • Website: www.aphrc.org

 
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