Office Assistant – Janitor / Driver at KickStart International Inc

On Wednesday, February 19th, 2014
Function: Human Resource and Admin
Location: KickStart HQ Office – Nairobi
Grade: Grade 9 Support Officer ( Non Commercial)
Type of Contract: Open Ended
Role Purpose: Provide general office support in cleaning, driving and messengerial roles.
Scope of Role:

Reports to: Administration Coordinator

Staff directly reporting to this post:  None

Works with: Relates mostly with all staff

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Wiping dust from work stations, chairs, office equipments, cabinets, photocopier, files and office flowers.
  • Ensuring the all the office room are cleaned daily, dusted daily and chairs arranged properly
  • Undertaking general cleaning, scrubbing and disinfecting the office at least once a month and pay particular attention to windows and window grills.
  • Cleaning the demo kit every once a week
  • Cleaning the reception area daily and ensuring that all dusters used are cleaned and dried out in the sun
  • Wiping telephone heads and door handles with disinfectants on daily basis
  • Empty dust bins and ensure they are cleaned and wiped
  • Cleaning the front door grill daily and ensuring that no dust gathers on the grill
  • Ensuring that no unnecessary papers are lying on the workstations /carpet etc. Clutter free as much as possible.
  • Ensuring that morning and afternoon tea is served on time, 9 am and 3 pm respectively.
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the kitchen by ensuring that the kitchen floor, utensils, microwave and any other kitchen appliances are clean.
  • Preparing kitchen supplies items list for replenishing.
  • Issuing stationery to staff as requested and keeping a record of the same.
  • Taking lunch orders for staff in meetings
  • Manning the reception in the absence of the receptionist.
  • Providing occasional driving support in the absence of the drivers
  • Handling messenger  assignments when necessary
  • Preparing work progress reports when needed
  • Any other official duty as may be assigned.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of Form Four Certificate
  • Valid driving license with at least 3 years of driving within Nairobi of both light and heavy vehicles
  • Ability to use computers- mainly office suite
  • Experience in cleaning in a busy work environment
Skills and Behaviours
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Respect and professionalism
  • Time management and multitasking
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills especially in English
  • Commitment to KickStart’s values
How to Apply

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected] quoting the title  on the subject line before COB  21st February, 2014
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