Job Summary

A well-funded technology startup is looking to enter the Kenyan market. The product is an innovate IoT (internet of Things) based consumer service.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

Job purpose

The company expects to have 50+ Head Office staff in Nairobi within 2 years and is currently recruiting an Office Administrator to help establish a high performing efficient organization.

Key responsibilities

  • Ensure that the office runs smoothly and efficiently
  • Facilitate  domestic and international travel for staff
  • Coordinate and host meetings on behalf of the leadership team. 
  • Procure and manage office supplies and utilities such as electricity and telephony  
  • Ensure that all staff have the space and facilities to work effectively
  • Ensure that the office and facilities are maintained in good condition
  • Procure and oversee office cleaning services
  • Oversee the office security service and keep manage the distribution of keys and security passes
  • Manage receptionists, maintenance and office support staff
  • Handle administrative tasks connected with obtaining licenses and permits
  • Liaison with government agencies, commercial counterparties as necessary on routine tasks and issues
  • Perform ad-hoc administrative tasks/projects as per request of management
  • Oversee the Health, Safety and Environment of the Head Office

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Bachelor Degree in Business Administration or related field. 
  • Minimum 3 years in a similar role
  • Good understanding of Kenyan business regulations
  • Experience in selecting and managing a range of suppliers and securing good value for money
  • Competent in the use of Word, Excel and PowerPoint
  • Good business accounting. A relevant qualification would be an advantage
  • Ability to lead a small team and establish and maintain a high degree of customer service
  • Work effectively under pressure

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