Principal Office Administrator

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Company:Kenyatta International Convention Center
Category:Administration & Office Support
Job Type:Permanent

Job details




Job Specification
  1. Using e-office to research and process data;
  2. Operating office equipment;
  3. Attending to visitors/clients;
  4. Handling telephone calls;
  5. Handling customer inquiries and complaints;
  6. Coordinating schedules of meetings and appointments;
  7. Taking minutes, coordinating travel arrangements;
  8. Ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents, including classified materials; ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data;
  9. Establishing and monitoring procedures for record keeping of correspondence and file movements;
  10. Maintaining an up to date filing system in the office;
  11. Preparing responses to routine correspondence;
  12. Managing office protocol and etiquette and
  13. Managing petty cash



Person specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

  1. Have served in the grade of Chief Office Administrator for a minimum period of six (6) years;
  2. Bachelors Degree in Secretarial Studies or Bachelor of Business and Office Management from a recognized institution;


  1. Bachelors Degree in Social Sciences plus a Diploma in Secretarial Studies from a recognized institution;
  2. Certificate in Secretarial Management Course lasting not less than three (3) weeks from Kenya School of Government or any other recognized institution;
  3. Certificate in Senior Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
  4. Certificate in Computer Applications from a recognized institution;
  5. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution; and
  6. Demonstrated professional competence in management of office; and administrative services.

Applicants must comply with Chapter 6 of the Constitution and avail clearance certificates from:

  • Directorate of Criminal Investigation (certificate of good conduct)
  • Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA) - Tax Compliance
  • Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission (EACC)
  • Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)



Interested and qualified persons are requested to submit their applications which should include:

  1. One-page statement on how you meet the requirements for the post.
  2. Curriculum Vitae
  3. Indication of current salary.
  4. Professional certificates and testimonials.
  5. Three Professional referees



Terms of offer

The successful candidate’s appointment will be as follows:-

  1. Job Grade KICC2 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable once subject to performance
  2. Job Grade KICC 3 shall be appointed on a contract of five (5) years renewable subject to performance.
  3. Job Grade KICC 4, Job Grade KICC 5, Job Grade KICC 6 and Job Grade KICC 7 shall be appointed on permanent and pensionable terms



Applications should be sent under confidential cover and with the envelope clearly marked as per your application Ref. “Ref. KICC/ …… /2018” not later than 13th July, 2018 at 5:00pm to:

The Chief Executive Officer,
Kenyatta International Convention Centre,
P. O. Box 30746-00100,



Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Persons with special needs that meet the requirements are encouraged to apply

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