Administrative Assistant at CrossBoundary

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  • Company: CrossBoundary
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nakuru
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

CrossBoundary is a mission driven investment firm committed to unlocking the power of capital to make a strong return while creating a lasting difference in frontier markets.

We are currently looking for an Administrative Assistant to facilitate the efficient operations of the Nairobi office by performing a variety of clerical and administrative tasks. The ideal candidate will be a proactive problem solver with excellent communication skills and attention to detail. We are looking for a candidate with previous experience working in an office environment, performing administrative duties, and providing support to a highly diverse team. Additionally, candidates much have a solid working knowledge of office processes, computer software, and electronic communications tools. This role is responsible for responding to ad hoc requests, coordinating/tracking projects, and managing business-as-usual projects such as filing, copying, researching printer problems, and organizing logistics.

Primary Responsibilities
  • Greet visitors and point them in the right direction, answer inquiries, and create a welcoming environment
  • Process and direct mail and incoming packages or deliveries
  • Perform a range of staff and/or operational support activities; serve as a liaison with other departments on basic administrative and/or operational matters
  • Arrange meetings and conferences; schedule interviews and appointments and perform other duties related to maintaining one or more individual schedules; make travel and lodging arrangements, either directly or through travel agencies
  • Carry out administrative duties such as filing, typing, copying, binding, scanning, etc.
  • Order, stock, and distributes office supplies
  • Submit and reconcile office expense reports
  • Organize all shipments and distribution routes to ensure timely deliveries e.g., swag items, team care packages, etc.
  • Assist in organizing and supervising other office activities e.g., event planning, team lunches, etc.
  • Ensure that basic facilities, such as water and heating, are well-maintained
  • Oversee the operations of office equipment by completing preventive maintenance requirements such as calling for repairs, maintaining equipment inventories, evaluating new equipment, etc.
  • Address employee’s queries regarding office management issues (e.g., stationery, hardware, travel arrangements, etc.)
  • Anticipate the needs of others to ensure there is a seamless and positive experience
  • Perform miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned
Qualifications

The ideal candidate will have the following skills and qualifications:

  • 2+ years of related experience working in an office environment, performing administrative duties, and providing support to the team
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Excellent customer service skills required
  • Strong organizational skills that reflect ability to perform and prioritize multiple tasks seamlessly
  • Attention to detail and problem-solving skills
  • Proven ability to work in a fast-paced environment and stay calm under pressure
  • Solid working knowledge of office processes, computer software, and electronic communications tools
  • Bachelor’s degree in a relevant field
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  • Company: CrossBoundary
  • Location: Kenya
  • State: Nakuru
  • Job type: Full-Time
  • Job category: Administrative/Secretarial Jobs in Kenya

Method of Application

Submit your CV and Application on Company Website : Click Here Closing Date : 25th April, 2021
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