Office Assistant

Full Time
  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority

Job Overview:

Are you seeking an opportunity to kickstart your career as an Office Assistant? Look no further! We have a fantastic opening for an Office Assistant at NaMATA. As an Office Assistant, you will play a crucial role in maintaining the overall efficiency of our office operations.

Job Specifications:

This is your entry point into the world of Office Assistance. Reporting to a Senior Human Resource Officer, you’ll work diligently under supervision to ensure smooth office functions. Your responsibilities will encompass general office maintenance, including cleaning services, messengerial duties, and tea preparation.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Your role as an Office Assistant will involve the following tasks:

  1. Cleaning and maintaining offices, equipment, and apparatus.
  2. Collecting and disposing of waste effectively.
  3. Dusting offices to create a pleasant work environment.
  4. Arranging and orderly arrangement of office equipment and furniture.
  5. Handling letters and dispatching them promptly.
  6. Ensuring timely and professional arrangement of meeting venues.
  7. Keeping an inventory of kitchen equipment.
  8. Preparing and serving office tea.
  9. Performing essential office and messengerial tasks.

Requirements for Appointment:

To excel in this role, you’ll need to have the following qualifications:

  • Minimum of a grade D in Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) or equivalent.
  • Proficiency in both English and Kiswahili languages.
  • Strong interpersonal skills for effective collaboration.
  • Compliance with Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

Key Competencies and Skills:

  • Exceptional communication skills to convey information clearly.
  • Strong interpersonal skills to foster positive working relationships.
  • Effective planning and organization abilities to manage tasks efficiently.

Application Process:

If this exciting opportunity matches your skills and career aspirations, we invite you to apply by submitting the following documents:

  • Cover Letter indicating the Job Vacancy No.
  • Detailed Curriculum Vitae showcasing your experiences.
  • National Identity Card for verification.
  • Academic and Professional Certificates to validate your qualifications.

Submit your application no later than Tuesday, 12th September, 2023, at 12:00 noon. Include your CV, daytime contact details, current and expected salary, notice period, and three (3) referees’ names and contacts. Ensure the Job Vacancy No. is clearly indicated on the envelope.

Address for Application Submission:

The Director General,

Nairobi Metropolitan Area Transport Authority (NaMATA),

P. O. Box 30117 – 00100,


Alternatively, you can:

  • Email your application to:
  • Hand-deliver your application to the Recruitment Box on the 6th Floor.

Success Tips for Applicants:

As you prepare to embark on this exciting journey, remember to:

  • Showcase your exceptional communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Highlight your meticulous attention to detail in maintaining office hygiene.
  • Emphasize your proficiency in organizing office equipment and resources.
  • Demonstrate your ability to handle messengerial tasks efficiently.

Join us at NaMATA and embark on a rewarding career journey as an Office Assistant. We are an Equal Opportunity Employer committed to diversity and gender equality. Applicants with disabilities, women, and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. Applications missing required qualifications or canvassing will not be considered.

Be part of a dynamic team, make a difference, and thrive in a supportive environment!

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