Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Office Assistant - Janitor / Driver, KickStart International

KickStart International Inc.

Job Title: Office Assistant - Janitor / Driver

Function: Human Resource and Admin

Location: KickStart HQ Office - Nairobi

Grade: Grade 9 Support Officer ( Non Commercial)

Type of Contract: Open Ended

Role Purpose: Provide general office support in cleaning, driving and messengerial roles.

Scope of Role: 

Reports to: Administration Coordinator 

Staff directly reporting to this post:  None

Works with: Relates mostly with all staff

Key Areas of Accountability:

  • Wiping dust from work stations, chairs, office equipments, cabinets, photocopier, files and office flowers.
  • Ensuring the all the office room are cleaned daily, dusted daily and chairs arranged properly
  • Undertaking general cleaning, scrubbing and disinfecting the office at least once a month and pay particular attention to windows and window grills.
  • Cleaning the demo kit every once a week
  • Cleaning the reception area daily and ensuring that all dusters used are cleaned and dried out in the sun
  • Wiping telephone heads and door handles with disinfectants on daily basis
  • Empty dust bins and ensure they are cleaned and wiped
  • Cleaning the front door grill daily and ensuring that no dust gathers on the grill
  • Ensuring that no unnecessary papers are lying on the workstations /carpet etc. Clutter free as much as possible.
  • Ensuring that morning and afternoon tea is served on time, 9 am and 3 pm respectively.
  • Maintaining high standards of cleanliness in the kitchen by ensuring that the kitchen floor, utensils, microwave and any other kitchen appliances are clean.
  • Preparing kitchen supplies items list for replenishing.
  • Issuing stationery to staff as requested and keeping a record of the same.
  • Taking lunch orders for staff in meetings
  • Manning the reception in the absence of the receptionist.
  • Providing occasional driving support in the absence of the drivers
  • Handling messenger  assignments when necessary
  • Preparing work progress reports when needed
  • Any other official duty as may be assigned.
Qualifications and Experience
  • Minimum of Form Four Certificate
  • Valid driving license with at least 3 years of driving within Nairobi of both light and heavy vehicles
  • Ability to use computers- mainly office suite
  • Experience in cleaning in a busy work environment
Skills and Behaviours
  • Honesty and integrity
  • Respect and professionalism
  • Time management and multitasking
  • Proven ability to handle challenging work load
  • Cross-cultural experience, understanding and sensitivity;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written and oral communication skills especially in English
  • Commitment to KickStart’s values
How to Apply

If you feel you are the right candidate for this position, please send your CV and cover letter to quoting the title  on the subject line before COB  21st February, 2014