Friday, 13 January 2012

Care of Creation Kenya - Administrative Assistant - Kijabe, Kenya

The mission of Care of Creation Kenya is to pursue a God-centered response to the environmental crisis in Africa which brings glory to the Creator, advances the cause of Christ, and leads to a transformation of the people and the land that sustains them.

To accomplish this mission, Care of Creation Kenya (CCK) is seeking to employ a qualified individual for the following position:

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Location: Kijabe (Care of Creation Kenya office at Moffat Bible College)

Reports To: The Executive Director

General Summary:

This person will facilitate effective communication between program staff and amongst program partners and beneficiaries while providing competent administrative and financial oversight for the organization.

Essential Qualifications
  • Mature Christian
  • Unquestioned personal integrity
  • Excellent administrative skills
  • Excellent communication skills (both orally and written)
  • Strong book-keeping / accounting skills and knowledge of payroll requirements
  • Strong computer proficiency (including Word, Excel, Outlook, Quickbooks, etc.)
  • Must be a self starter who takes initiative, requires little supervision, and who identifies how to advance program goals when administrative tasks are not pressing
  • Minimum grade of C+ in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Examination
  • Diploma or Higher Diploma in Business Administration or Office Management
Preferred Qualifications
  • Past experience in working for a Christian NGO
  • Age 25 years or older
Key Responsibilities and Duties

Office Administration and Communication
  • Facilitate the efficiency of verbal and email communication between staff members and with schools, farmers, communities, or other CCK partners.
  • Clearly articulate the vision and ministry of CCK to visitors and partners as needed.
  • Assist in the planning, organizing, and coordination of training seminars or other activities of the Executive Director.
  • Be able to maintain and update inventories, databases, format tables, produce reports, etc.
  • Maintain proper records for CCK programs and personnel
  • Maintain CCK office and supplies
  • Perform administrative tasks in Nairobi as required
  • Maintain an accurate book-keeping and filing system to account for all financial matters
  • Coordinate and implement office services such as payroll
  • Monitor balances and conduct needed banking, including payments to NHIF, NSSF, PAYE, etc.
  • Manage day-to-day functioning of the finance system including cash disbursements, the issuing of receipts, etc.
  • Produce financial reports
Application Procedure

1) Submit a letter of intent to apply for this position that summarizes both your educational and work history. Also summarize why you feel you are a good candidate for this position. Include with this letter a copy of your CV.

2) Submit a written description of your personal testimony and experience as a Christian.

3) Review CCK’s website ( ) and submit a written explanation of why you want to work for Care of Creation Kenya.

4) Provide FOUR references, including TWO references from former employers, and TWO character references. Include their telephone numbers and email addresses.
Note: The organization prefers that you submit your application materials electronically to the director at this address:

Application deadline: February 6th, 2012


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