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Monday, January 10, 2011

Office Manager job in Kenya

Office Manager

A USAID-funded agriculture project with the goal of raising the incomes and food security levels of small-scale farmers wishes to recruit an Office Manager based in Nairobi.

Reporting to the Chief of Party, the Office Manager will oversee key parts of the project's administration. S/he will work closely with the Chief of Party in the day-to-day management of the project. Potential applicants must be self-directed and demonstrate an aptitude for working in a team environment, as well as be able to manage multiple assignments at the same time.

This position will be responsible for:

* Managing Human Resources, including recruitment, benefits and administration;
* Handling procurement and upkeep of all program equipment and furniture;
* Supervising office supply purchasing and disbursement. Managing vendor relationships and coordinating purchase orders, and payments;
* Supervising vehicle fleet management, including registration, repair, timely servicing, documentation, accident reports, and insurance;
* Scheduling conferences, meetings, and assisting with travel arrangements and venue/hotel bookings;
* Assisting staff with procurement needs including driving requirements, cell phones, business cards, orientations, documentation, and maintaining personnel files.
* Ensuring that personnel policies and procedures are followed by all employees.

Applicants should have outstanding organizational skills and fluent written and spoken English and Swahili. At least five years work experience in office management or HR is essential. Experience with USAID or international donor programs is a plus.

Applicants should send CV and salary history to by January 14, 2010.

Only applicants selected for interview will be acknowledged.

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