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Assistant Administration Manager

Job Ref HR – Job Ref HR AADM-4-2022


  • Coordinate effective provision of administrative support services (catering, housekeeping, records management, secretarial, transport and other office services) to facilitate the Bureau’s operations;
  • Maintain management systems for compliance and continued certification;
  • Participate in development of the Departmental annual work plans and ensure implementation;
  • Collaborate with user departments/sections to ensure delivery of quality administrative services;
  • Co-ordinate the efficient provision of corporate administrative support services (asset management, catering, housekeeping, licence and insurance renewals, reception/telephone, records management, secretarial, security and transport) to optimise operational efficiency and satisfy stakeholder expectations;
  • Review and consolidate accurate operational reports and schedules for decision making;
  • Oversee the maintenance of the Bureau’s assets (buildings, office equipment, motor vehicles) to ensure optimal utilisation
  • Appraise staff performance in the section for improved performance.


(Education, Experience, Knowledge and Skills)

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Social Sciences from recognised institution or a related field.
  • Masters of Business Administration or a relevant field is an added advantage.
  • Minimum of 8 years of relevant work experience with at least 4 years at senior management/ leadership position.
  • Higher Diploma in relevant field .
  • Membership of Kenya Institute of Management (KIM) or related professional body in good standing.
  • Problem solving, analytical, leadership, decision making, integrity, good communication, organisation and planning skills.
  •  A good team player, maintains high work standards, reliable, easily adapts to new environments, pays attention to detail and self-motivated.

How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send applications clearly indicating the job title and reference number of the position, enclose a comprehensive CV stating your current position, photocopies of relevant certificates and testimonials as well as names and contacts (telephone and e-mail address) of three (3) referees familiar with your qualifications and work experience. Include your day and evening telephone numbers and your contact email address.