Living Goods CEO Executive Assistants Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

At Living Goods, we know the power of technology. Our staff and community health workers use a suite of IT assets and applications to teach mothers about infectious diseases, nutrition, hygiene and family planning, and provide critical access to treatment to pregnant women and children under five years.

We believe that a well-maintained technology platform is an increasingly powerful and positive disruptive force in enabling Living Goods to provide effective community health service and drive impact.

The successful candidate will be joining a fast-growing energetic technical team and use their extensive knowledge, experience and skills to maintain and enhance all ICT infrastructures and applications. This includes overseeing all Office 365 suite of applications, service desk system, QuickBooks based POS system, Asset management system, servers, printers, phones, tablets, switches, and other equipment.

The ideal candidate will also play a role in working with external vendors to fulfill a wide range of services.


  • Analysis and reporting. Gathering and analyzing information, documenting and reporting. Leverage on technology to prepare dashboards and reports suitable for a Global audience.
  • Design documents. Develop and edit attractive memos, briefing papers, and presentations.
  • Governance. Responsible for upholding governance for the Global Office Operations (Uganda/Kenya/USA and other Countries as we expand). Identifies/drives opportunities, highlights risks /delays and suggests mitigation plans.
  • Performance tracking. Trends/insights analysis with inputs from the Global leadership team to supports overall delivery of workplans.
  • Internal communication. Working closely with the CEO and in collaboration with the Group Communications team, play a key role in internal communication. Ensures communication from the CEO is dispatched on time, takes notes during meetings and that responses to varied audience are met.
  • Administrative support. Manage the CEO’s diary and appointment schedule by planning and scheduling meetings, conferences, teleconferences, and organize complex travel agendas. Provide administrative support to the leadership team. Process the CEO’s expenses and other administrative items. Ensure that the Global office has all that is required for seamless operations.
  • Organize information. Develop and maintain a document management (physical and digital filing and retrieval system). Suggest efficient ways to run the Kenya Global office and troubleshoot malfunctions.
  • Welcome others. Act as the point of contact for both internal and external parties. Welcome guests and help create a positive, friendly office environment.

    Education, Experience, Technical skills and attributes

  • Background.
    Undergraduate/MBA or Master’s degree. 3+ years in a fast-paced working environment.
  • Experience working in a consulting organization or similar environment handling multiple projects and clients.
  • Background relevant to the operations of Living Goods gained in either the private, public or NGO sectors.
  • Analytical skills. Strong conceptual and analytical skills.
  • Project Management. Demonstrated ability and experience managing diverse projects, applying relevant tools and best practices.
    Communication & Influencing.
  • Experienced at preparing communication materials (PowerPoint, Word documents, email correspondence that meet Board-level standards) and effectively share these – both verbally and in writing in English.
  • Planning and Organizational skills. People can rely on you because you can develop the engine that runs the Global office.
  • You will keep the leadership team true to governance routines, are good at keeping calendars and timelines.
  • You keep a tight ship and up to date to-do lists. You like to get the details right.
  • Collaboration and team effectiveness. Build team effectiveness and work collaboratively in a Global team environment.
    People and info junkie.
  • Once you join an organization you become a sponge, soaking up information quickly. You enjoy getting to learn the inner workings of an organization and meeting and getting to know employees at all levels.
  • Discretion. You are a consummate professional. You have an intuitive feel for sensitive situations and you respect confidentiality.
  • Multitasks. You’re able to juggle multiple tasks at once while ‘staying calm and carrying on.’ You think strategically, handle ambiguity and work well in a multicultural environment.


    A competitive salary and benefits package commensurate with experience including health insurance and bonus opportunity. The opportunity to be your best while making lives better for those in need.

    How to apply

    Interested candidates should apply online by 30th July, 2018

    For more information and job application details, see; Living Goods CEO Executive Assistants Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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