Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition’s purpose is to advance nutrition outcomes by improving the consumption of nutritious and safe food for all people, especially those most vulnerable to malnutrition. In particular, we aim to improve the consumption of safe and nutritious foods for—at a minimum—1 billion people over the next five years and target major improvements to food systems, resulting in more diverse and healthier diets for vulnerable people in countries where we work.
STARTING DATE: 24th September 2018
The Administrative Assistant will perform a variety of administrative and clerical tasks including; providing support to GAIN Kenya’s managers and employees, assisting in daily office needs and managing the organisation’s general admin activities.
GAIN Kenya seeks an enthusiastic and experienced administrator who will work closely with the staff team to smooth systems and processes. She/he will prepare account payables documents for approval and oversea the proper upkeep and maintenance of office premises and working facilities to provide the best possible physical environment for staff. The Administrative Assistant will organise logistics of meetings and workshops for GAIN Kenya, including travel arrangements.
The ideal candidate will have good interpersonal, organisational and oral and written communication skills. They will have the ability to prioritise and multi-task and be flexible in working outside regular working hours. She/he will have proven experience as administrative assistant or office administrative assistant. The ideal candidate will be competent in using MS word, Outlook, PowerPoint, Excel and have basic accounting skills.
Ideally, she/he will have a bachelor’s degree in a relevant field or have equivalent work experience.
The Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition is committed to a policy of equal opportunity and as an inclusive employer we are keen to reflect the diversity of our society at every level within our organisation. We welcome applications from all sections of the community. Our employees worldwide are required to ensure their behaviour is consistent with our policies.
Interested and qualified? Go to Global Alliance for Improved Nutrition (GAIN) career website on jobs.gainhealth.org to apply