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Tuesday, February 26, 2013

KESREF Personal Secretary Job in Kisumu Kenya

The Kenya Sugar Research Foundation (KESREF) is a State Corporation in the Ministry of Agriculture, with its headquarters at Kibos near Kisumu. 
KESREF is mandated to develop and disseminate appropriate technologies for enhanced productivity, value addition and competitiveness of the Kenyan sugar sub-sector. 
KESREF wishes to recruit a qualified and experienced individual to the following vacant position:
 
Personal Secretary II 
Grade RF 7 
1 Post
Ref: PS/REC/01/13
 
Salary Scale RF 7: Kshs 38240x870-40850x935-44590x1010-48630 p.m.
 
A Personal Secretary will be expected to handle greater responsibilities with least supervision. 
The successful candidate may be deployed in any of KESREF centers and may be required to work for more than one officer.
 
Duties and responsibilities:
 
Record dictation in shorthand and transcribe it in typewritten form; process data; manage e-office; ensure security of office records, documents and equipment; operate office equipment; manage office protocol; manage office petty cash; handle telephone calls and appointments; and undertake any other secretarial duties that may be assigned.

Level of Education and Experience:
 
i. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education, mean grade C- (minus) with at least C (plain) in English Language or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
 
ii. The following qualifications from the Kenya National Examinations Council:- Typewriting III (50 w.p.m.)/ Computerized Document Processing III; Shorthand II (80 w.p.m.);Business English II/Communications I; Office Practice II; Secretarial Duties II; Commerce II; Office Management III / Office Administration and Management III;

or

Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution; and

iii. Certificate in Computer Applications (Windows, Ms-Word, Ms-Excel, Ms-Access and Internet) from a recognized Institution.
 
Other Competencies
  • Honesty, confidentiality and integrity
  • Demonstrated high level of maturity and good leadership skills.
  • A team player with good communication and interpersonal skills, high sense of maturity.
  • Ability to work within strict deadlines
Interested candidates for the above position who meet the requirements may send their applications with the reference number clearly stated on the envelop and letter of application with copies of relevant certificates/ testimonials and detailed curriculum vitae containing current as well as expected remuneration, names and addresses of three referees and day time telephone contact to:
 
The Director
Kenya Sugar Research Foundation
P. O. Box 44-40100 
Kisumu
 
E-mail: director@kesref.org
 
So as to reach him not later than 4.00 pm on 15th March,2013
 
KESREF is an equal opportunity employer. 
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.