Administrative Assistant - Kenya

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Administrative Assistant - Kenya

United Nations Office for Project Services (UNOPS)

UNOPS helps its partners in the United Nations system meet the world’s needs for building peace,

Location city: Nairobi with visits to Somalia as required

Location country: Kenya Academic Qualifications/Experience/Language

  • A High School Diploma with experience and training in secretarial/business practices.
  • Three to five years secretarial or clerical experience with the UN or other international organizations.
  • Fluency in both written and oral English.
  • Knowledge of computer applications (word processing, spreadsheet software, window, Power-Point)
  • Preferable: experience of working in, or on, Somalia in a senior management position
  • The applicant must have the legal status to be able to reside and work in Kenya


  • Mature, good telephone and people skills. Good receptionist manners.
  • Ability to take initiative tocarry out tasks.
  • Ability to work in a team environment to use tact and discretion when dealing with others both inside and outside the Secretariat.

    Additional Considerations

  • Applications received after the closing date will not be considered.
  • Only those candidates that are short-listed for interviews will be notified.
  • Qualified female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.
  • UNOPS reserves the right to appoint a selected candidate at a level below the advertised level of the post.

    For more information on UNOPS, including its core values and competencies, please visit the UNOPS website at

    Vacancies Contact

    Qualified candidates may submit their application, including a letter of interest, complete Curriculum Vitae and an updated United Nations Personal History Form (P.11), to

    James Waweru, via e-mail to

    jamesw [at]> Kindly indicate the vacancy number and the post title when applying (in the subject line by e-mail).

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