Receptionist / Administration Assistant Jobs at USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program

On Thursday, September 6th, 2012
Seeking: Receptionist / Administration Assistant
Are you a Somali speaking Kenyan with Office Administration experience and interest in working on a Somalia program?

Do you want to make a difference in Somalia?

Would you like to join a dynamic team working on stabilization initiatives for Somalia please read on?
USAID Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) Program
The Transition Initiatives for Stabilization (TIS) program is funded by USAID and responds to the complex crisis that has evolved in Somalia. 
The overall program goal is to mitigate conflict; to promote stability and community cohesion, and to strengthen citizens’ relationships with government officials. 
TIS implements quick impact activities linked to longer-term stabilization goals.

The TIS program is currently seeking a skilled, diplomatic, effective, and highly motivated Receptionist/ Administrative Assistant. 

As our Receptionist/Admin Assistant you will be responsible for front office functions of the TIS program offices.  
As our Receptionist/Admin Assistant you will be responsible for all the front Office and Admin related support and handle program communications at the direction of the HR/Office Manager (Nairobi).
In addition, you will design and maintain the filing system, make photocopies, make travel and visa arrangements and perform other administrative functions.

Qualifications and skills sought:

  • Diploma in Administration or any other relevant field with IT competency.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in a similar position.
  • Working knowledge in using Microsoft office required
  • Front Office management
  • Meeting organization and management.
  • Communication management.
  • In addition, must be flexible, willing to perform assigned and additional duties and work irregular hours under unpredictable conditions.
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity required.
  • Cultural Sensitivity.
  • Ability to work with strict deadlines.
  • Competency in performing multiple functional tasks.
  • Good interpersonal skills.
  • Somali and English language fluency required.
Do you have the above qualifications and skills? 
Please send 
1) a CV 
2) current position and salary history and 
3) three professional references to [email protected]
Closing date: Thursday, September 13, 2012. 
Please note only short listed candidates will be contacted.
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  1. verah moinani says:

    im a lady of 21years of age. i studied at kahawa training college as a secretary for two years. i also did computer studies at the same college

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