Africa Centre for Open Governance Programme Asisstant Jobs in Kenya
Africa Centre for Open Governance Programme Asisstant Jobs in KenyaTerms of Reference for cross-departmental Programme Assistant
The main task will be to provide support across all departments in order to gain an all-round exposure, understanding, and appreciation of the workings of the organisation.
The successful candidate will work closely
with the Administration Officer and the respective Programme Officers
Key Responsibilities include:
AdministrationAssist the administration team in the day to day office management and administrative activities
Support in the front office management and reception activities including manning the front office desk, answering and directing telephone calls, receiving and directing guests
Support the Administration Officer in filing, photocopying and maintaining up to date records
Support in maintaining up to date organisational calendar of events
Programmes and partnershipsSupport programme team in coordinating development, implementation and reporting activities across all
Support the programme team in documenting meetings, workshops and other programme activities and prepare minutes and reports
Support the programme officers in research assignments including: research design; planning; data/information collection, analysis and synthesis; writing and review and dissemination of reports, briefs
and other policy documents.
Assist and support the programme team in organising and providing professional support as necessary to consultants, task forces, working groups etc, which are involved in the implementation of AfriCOG’s work plans
Assist in the development of advocacy campaigns, implementation and monitoring of outcomes. Support to Finance team
Support in filing of documents and maintaining up to date records and reports files
Support the team in documenting meetings and preparation of minutes and reports
CommunicationSupport in maintaining up to date organisational calendar of events, list-serve and contact list
Assist in coordinating dissemination of AfriCOG knowledge products
Assist in coordinating preparation and publication of monthly newsletter or other periodic outputs
Support the communication officer in regularly updating AfriCOG website
A graduate degree in political science, law, economics or similar field from a recognized university
Minimum 2 years working experience with a knowledge of/interest in governance and human rights issues
Demonstrable experience in project management and reporting
Strong research and writing skills
High degree of commitment, integrity, dependability and confidentiality.
Good interpersonal and communication skills.
Ability to work independently and be self-motivated.
High level of IT proficiency in use of MS Word, Excel, Access, Power‐point, and e‐mail
Proficiency in social media.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should send a cover letter detailing their suitability for the post and a CV (no more than 3 pages) to firstname.lastname@example.org
The assignment is for a minimum renewable period of 3 months.
We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
We are an equal opportunity employer.
Deadline for application:5th March 2019 at 16:30hrs.
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