RTI International is an independent organization dedicated to conducting innovative, multidisciplinary research that improves the human condition. With a worldwide staff of more than 4,000 people, RTI offers innovative research and development and a full spectrum of multidisciplinary services. Universities in North Carolina founded RTI in 1958 as a centerpiece of the Research Triangle Park.
The Kenya Crops and Dairy Market Systems Activity (KCDMS) is a five-year (October 2017 to September 2022) program of the USAID. It is funded as part of Feed the Future, the U.S Government’s global hunger, and food security initiative that helps to increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya. The KCDMS Activity is being implemented in 12 counties and designed to spur competitive, resilient market systems in Kenya’s horticulture and dairy sectors.
Kenya Crops & Dairy Market Systems (KCDMS) Activity is part of Feed the Future program, America’s initiative to combat global hunger and poverty. In this regard, USAID is partnering with RTI International on a 5-year cooperative agreement (KCDMS Activity) to help increase agricultural production and reduce poverty and malnutrition in Kenya. The project will also spur competitive, resilient market systems in Kenya’s horticulture and dairy sectors.
The administrative assistant coordinates all administrative procedures of KCDMS Nairobi Office. S/he communicates with and supports the project by working closely with the operations manager. S/he maintains regular contact with staff in the Nairobi office to ensure that the project receives support in the specific functional areas of the role. S/he is aware of procurement and administrative procedures in all activities.
Essential Duties And Responsibilities
Coordinate teams’ travel with accredited flight agencies, car rental companies, hotels and other suppliers.
Minimum Required Education & Experience
Bachelor’s Degree in administration/Office Management and 3 years of experience or equivalent combination of education and experience.
Skills & Abilities
Skills and abilities required to perform the essential job duties of this job are listed below. An addendum that clarifies additional skills and abilities for incumbents in this job may be used in addition to this description
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