Office Administrator Job at Care of Creation Kenya (CCK)

On Monday, April 29th, 2013
The mission of Care of Creation Kenya (CCK) is to pursue a God-centered response to the environmental crisis in Africa which brings glory to the Creator, advances the cause of Christ, and leads to a transformation of the people and the land that sustains them.To accomplish this mission, Care of Creation Kenya (CCK) is seeking to employ a qualified individual for the following position:

Job Title:  Office Administrator


Location: Kijabe (Care Of Creation Kenya Office At Moffat Bible College)
Reports To: The Executive Director
Summary of required qualifications:


This person must be an excellent communicator who is proactive, takes initiative, and who is gifted in administration and financial oversight / book-keeping.
Application Procedure

Important Note:  You must submit all items listed below to be considered for this position.  Incomplete applications will be discarded.

  • Submit a letter that clearly explains why you want to work for Care of Creation Kenya. 
  • Submit a description of your personal testimony and experience as a Christian.
  • Submit your CV and provide FOUR references, including TWO references from your most recent employers, and TWO character references.  Include their phone numbers and email addresses.
Submit a written answer to all eight items / questions below:
  • Provide a description of your book-keeping and accounting skills and experience.
  • Provide a description of your administrative skills and experience.
  • Describe a situation where you solved a problem in the workplace.
  • Which church do you attend and what is your involvement in that church?
  • Describe any experience you may have in working for Christian organizations.
  • Kijabe is a small semi-urban center situated within a rural environment.  To fulfill your duties you will need to live within a reasonable distance from this community.  If you relocated, how would this move impact your family, lifestyle and work life? 
  • What is your current salary level?
  • CCK is a faith-based mission organization that depends upon charitable donations. Based on this understanding, what are your salary expectations for the advertised position?
Additional information about this position (Please review carefully before applying!)Essential Qualifications

  • Mature Christian of unquestioned personal integrity
  • Excellent communication and administrative skills
  • Strong book-keeping / accounting skills and knowledge of payroll requirements
  • Strong computer proficiency (including Word, Excel, Outlook, QuickBooks, etc.)
  • Must be a self starter who takes initiative, requires little supervision, and who identifies how to advance program goals when administrative tasks are not pressing
  • Minimum grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination
  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Business Administration or Office Management
  • Candidates should be age 25 years or older
Key Responsibilities and Duties
  • Office Administration and Communication
  • Facilitate the efficiency of verbal and email communication between staff members and with schools, farmers, communities, or other CCK partners.
  • Clearly articulate the vision and ministry of CCK to visitors and partners as needed.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing, and coordination of training seminars or other activities of the Executive Director.
  • Be able to maintain and update inventories, databases, format tables, produce reports, etc.
  • Maintain proper records for CCK programs and personnel.
  • Maintain CCK office and supplies.
  • Perform administrative tasks in Nairobi as required.
Finance
  • Maintain an accurate book-keeping and accounting system for all financial matters.
  • Coordinate and implement office services such as payroll.
  • Monitor balances and conduct needed banking, including payments to NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, etc.
  • Manage day-to-day functioning of the finance system including cash disbursements, the issuing of receipts, etc.
  • Produce financial reports.
Note:  
The organization prefers that you submit your application materials electronically to the Project Manager at this address: Antony Muga ([email protected])Application deadline:  May 31st, 2013

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