Friday, 22 January 2010

The World Bank Kenya Jobs: Team Assistant

World Bank Kenya
Team Assistant (3 positions)

Local Appointment (initial Two Years, subject to renewal)

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

The World Bank Country Office in Kenya seeks applications for three (3) positions of Team Assistant in the Administrative and Client Support (ACS) Network.

The Team Assistants will be members of the Country Office staff recruited locally and based in Nairobi, Kenya.

Each Team Assistant has dual reporting to a supervisor in the sector team(s) and to the Executive Assistant based in the Office of the Country Director, Nairobi, Kenya.

Among other duties, the Team Assistant will

(i) provide and carry out the full range office support work in a very demanding international work environment;

(ii) co-ordinate with service units, and liaise frequently with team members both in Washington and in the Country Office;

(iii) co-ordinate time management and schedules, taking current and future priorities into account, anticipate and monitor changes, and communicate the information;

(iv) produce complex texts, reports, presentations, charts, graphs according to standard Bank formats and distribution;

(v) draft correspondence and proofread materials;

(vi) solve non-routine problems creatively and resourcefully, and assist in the preparation and logistical planning of various events;

(vii) track assigned tasks/project steps/ timetables using modern office management technologies, coordinate with relevant staff, provide assistance and/or information on project-related matters;

(viii) maintain up-to-date work unit project and other files (both paper and electronically).

Among other criteria, the successful candidate should be holding a minimum of college diploma preferably in Secretarial Studies or Office Management or Business Administration, or other relevant qualification; with at least 3 years of direct relevant experience in a large International or service or Private Sector Organization; proficient in verbal and written English (and preferably French) and effective time management and organizational skills.

Electronic Applications:

Qualified candidates are requested to view the full job description and selection criteria as well as submit the electronic application by visiting then click on >employment opportunities >administrative and client support opportunities >current vacancies > job#100070 to submit your application electronically to the World Bank.

Email or postal/paper applications will not be considered.

The closing date for receipt of your electronic application is end of day February 6, 2010.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

Qualified male and female candidates of diverse background (gender, religious, ethnic, disability) are encouraged to apply.

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