Kenya: Programme/Administrative Assistant

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Organization: Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency
Country: Kenya
Closing date: 12 Feb 2018



SEARCH CLOSES: Monday 12 Feb, 2018

Turkish Cooperation and Coordination Agency (TİKA) was established in 1992 as the main implementing agency for Turkey's technical cooperation policy. TİKA Nairobi Program Coordination Office has been in operation in Kenya since 2012. The agency is responsible for coordinating Turkey's technical cooperation projects and programs in partner countries. TİKA's priority areas are health, education, agriculture, sustainable livelihoods, women empowerment and water supply and sanitation. Our main goal is to ensure sustainable social and economic development through technical cooperation and improve the lives of people in Kenya.

The successful candidate will work under the supervision of the Senior Program Officer and perform administrative duties and specific technical cooperation projects/programmes. The candidate may also, from time to time, be expected perform tasks not strictly listed in the job description, but which may be necessitated during the course of routine work.

General Duties:

  • Perform a wide range of administrative and technical cooperation project/programme support activities

  • Conduct market research and gather information on specific areas

  • Facilitate the efficient operation of the organization

  • Ensure adequate information flow between all stakeholders

  • Interface with guests and clients, handling inquiries and requests

  • Assist in evaluating project proposals from various bodies

  • Correspond and follow up with partner county authorities to prepare work action plans

  • Regularly update project/programme progress


  • A university degree or advanced diploma in International Relations, Development Studies, Business Administration,Project Management or any related Social Science field;

  • Experience in procurement and logistics is preferred, but not mandatory;

  • Experience in the usage of computers and office software packages;

  • Mature, versatile person with exemplary organization, inter-personal, communication and negotiation skills;

  • Fluency in English;

  • Previous experience working in a similar setting will be an added advantage.

  • Familiarity with Turkish culture and Language will be an asset.

Remuneration: Commensurate with experience and qualification

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls, please; application strictly via email .

How to apply:

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Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. No phone calls, please; application strictly via email.

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