Pwani University Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

Pwani University Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

This is an entry level position in this cadre in the University, and appointment is either on permanent and pensionable terms, or on a two (2) year renewable performance-based contract depending on age, citizenship and any other reason.

Academic Qualifications

  • The candidate must have a minimum of a Bachelor’s degree in any field of study from a recognized University

    Other Requirements

    In addition applicants should show:
    Active involvement /Continental/Regional/National/Local/Community activities


  • Candidates with relevant experience will have an added advantage.

    In Addition, Applicants Should;

    • Be registered by the relevant professional body (where applicable)

    • Demonstrate community involvement (e.g. Member of BOG,SMC etc.)

    Knowledge and Competencies

    • Must be computer literate and have knowledge of operating standard office equipment with
    demonstrated ability to perform a wide range of administrative and office support duties

    • Should have excellent verbal and written communication skills

    • Should have knowledge in minute taking and writing skills

    • Should possess the ability to prioritize projects and attention to details

    • Good interpersonal skills

    • Team work skills

    • Have basic understanding in ISO

    Key responsibilities

    Responsibilities will include but not limited to:

    • To provide administrative and functional support to the relevant department/Section for the
    purpose of ensuring efficiency and effectiveness in operations of the specific functional areas.

    • Liase with immediate supervisor on a regular basis for purposes of proper planning and
    coordination of studies in the office to ensure that all duties are well attended to appropriately.

    • Assist in planning, scheduling, preparing and coordination of meetings, conferences, exhibitions and open days by handling logistics to
    ensure smooth operations

    • Assist in carrying out research/survey in various areas of interest by sourcing for data either internally or externally as directed by the supervisor to aid in decision making.

    • Act as point of contact for both internal and external clients to ensure customer, staff and
    students are attended to in an orderly fashion and that there is maximum customer satisfaction

    • Assist with proof reading of documents for accuracy

    • Data entry of information for easy analysis and generation of reports.

    • Assist in making written and verbal follow ups on requests and assignments for timely execution
    of administrative duties.

    • Prepare correspondences including memos and letters to relay feedback and make inquiries

    • Provide secretariat services to committees/boards and record keeping and minutes taking in meetings.

    • Provide general administrative and clerical support including mailing, scanning, faxing and

    • Maintain a good filing system for documents and records generated

    • Assist in developing procedures and standards in the relevant Department/section

    • Perform any other duty as directed by the immediate supervisor

    How to Apply

    For more information and job application details, see; Pwani University Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kenya

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