KNBS Secretarial Assistants Administration 3 Jobs in Kenya

Sep 16, 2016

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics (KNBS) is a corporate body established under the Statistics Act (2006). It is the principal Government agency responsible for the collection, compilation, analysis, publication and dissemination of official statistical information and its custody. 

It also oversees the coordination, supervision and development of programmes within the National Statistical System.

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics invites applications from suitably qualified and experienced individuals with excellent credentials to fill the following position:

Job Title: Secretarial Assistant Administration
KNBS: Level 7
Ref: KNBS/ SAA/21/2016
No. of Posts: 3
Job Purpose: Reporting to the head of functional office the Secretarial Assistant will be responsible for all secretarial work.
Key Responsibilities
  • Taking oral dictation;
  • Managing and organizing office records and documents;
  • Operating office equipment;
  • Attending to visitors/clients;
  • Handling telephone calls and appointments;
  • Maintaining office diary and travel itineraries;
  • Ensuring security of office records, equipment and documents including classified materials;
  • Preparing responses to single routine correspondences;
  • Establishing and monitoring procedures for record keeping of correspondences and file movements;
  • Ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data;
  • Managing office protocol and etiquette;
  • Any other duties as may be assigned by the head of functional office.
Requirements for appointment
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade C (Plain) with at least C (plain) in English or Kiswahili language or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Business Education Single or Group Certificates (BES and GC) from the Kenya National Examination Council or any other recognized institution in the following subjects:-
  1. Typewriting II (minimum 40 w.p.m)/Computerized Document processing II;
  2. Business English I/communications;
  3. Office Practice I;
  4. Commerce I
  5. OR Craft certificate in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examination Council or any recognized institution;
  • Must have at least 3 (three) years progressive track record in secretarial work in a public or a key private sector institution;
  • Certificate in Computer applications skills from a recognized institutions;
  • Must be able to work in a collaborative team environment;
  • Must demonstrate good communication and inter personal skills;
  • Must meet the requirements of chapter six (6) of the Constitution of Kenya 2010.
How to Apply

Applicants should fill and submit hard copies of the employment application form Ref. 93-1-6 which is available HERE on the KNBS website accompanied by copies of academic, professional and other relevant certificates, transcripts and testimonials. 

The reference number for the post applied for should be clearly marked on the envelope and addressed to:

The Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics
P. O. Box 30266 – 00100
Herufi House, 1st Floor, Room 102

Applications must be received not later than 29th September, 2016 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Director General
Kenya National Bureau of Statistics

Kenya National Bureau of Statistics is an equal opportunity employer.


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