Logistics Assistant – Kenya at Nature Conservancy – May 2024

Logistics Assistant – Kenya

What We Can Achieve Together
This position will report to the Operations Administrator and will be based in the regional office, Nairobi. The Logistics Assistants will;

  • Work with the Kenya team, coordinating tasks related to one or more functional activities, such as operations support, procurement, meetings management, special events, training, office management and volunteer programs.
  • Assist the Operations Administrator with essential banking functions, collection of quotations, distribution of office letters, purchases of office supplies, printing and photocopying, and helping with filing office documentation and paperwork.
  • Collaborate with the Operations Administrator to coordinate access and allocation of vehicles for all staff as per planned activity schedules and taxi service arrangements.
  • Coordinate roster of external drivers and rental cars when needed.
  • Support booking meetings, conference venues, visitors’ accommodation, and airport transfers.
  • Identify routine problems and utilize existing resources for resolution, with the help of the supervisor and demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
  • Support with coordination of office administration security and janitorial duties as assigned
  • Be willing to travel, work overtime, and work evenings and weekends as needed; and serve as a team member for assigned projects.
  • Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and strain.

WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOU

  • Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. We’re looking for someone with experience in providing logistical support to a country program. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing conservation mission by directing and shaping the work of our team!

What You’ll Bring

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Certificate plus 1-year experience or equivalent combination.
  • Experience learning procedures and following instructions.
  • Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
  • Experience providing administrative support, including some or all the following: phone/customer service, mail distribution, equipment maintenance, coordinating travel arrangements and meetings, or organizing files.
  • Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
  • Experience writing, editing, and proofreading written materials.

Desired Qualifications

  • Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated.
  • Proficient in English and Kiswahili
  • Experience driving and maintaining vehicles (cars, trucks, boats) for office and fieldwork.
  • Valid Kenyan driving license with over two years of driving experience
  • Certification or familiarity/training for fieldwork activities, such as diving support.
  • Computer Literacy .

Submit Your Application

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Interested and qualified? Go to Nature Conservancy on careers.nature.org to apply