Admin Assistant Job in Kenya

 Job Title: Administrative
Assistant

Hiring Organization: Church
of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints
Location – Locality: Nairobi
Location – Region: Kenya
Industry: Faith
Based Organization
Job Type: Full
Time
Salary: KES
Competitive
Date Posted: 01/15/2024

The
Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is a worldwide faith of over 16
million members centered on the belief that everyone on earth is a son or
daughter of a loving God1 and that His Son, Jesus Christ, saved the world from
sin and death. Jesus Christ invites all of God’s children to come unto, follow,
and become more like Him.

Job
Description


The
Administrative Assistant will be engaged on a one year fixed term non
renewable contract. This position reports to the Construction Project
Manager and will be responsible for specific planning, management, and
execution of work for assigned construction projects.

The
types of projects would typically be multiple, medium to small sized
construction projects such as office remodel projects, grounds remodel
projects involving hardscape work, and other similar sized projects.

The
incumbent may also work on other construction projects under the
mentorship of a Construction Project Manager.

Responsibilities

Typical
Project management duties would be the following:

Assist
in Construction Project Planning and Scopes

Assist
in Preparing project management plans for each construction project you
are assigned to.

Assist
in Preparing projects schedule and develops milestones necessary to
successfully complete the project in concert with the project Contractors.

Assist
in Monitoring Project Costs and Budgets:

May
assist in the preparing project cost estimates

Assist
in Preparing project budgets and unit cost reports.

Participates
in monthly job cost reviews to declare project status.

Assist
in Organizing and conducting pre-award and pre-construction meetings

Assist
in Developing and monitoring project quality, safety, and risk management
plans.

Assist
in Evaluating project schedules as necessary to meet milestones.

Assist
in preparing and organizing all project documents e.g. BOQs and
Construction drawings.

Must
be worthy of a Temple Recommend

Qualifications

A
bachelor’s degree/Diploma

Has
basic knowledge of commercial construction processes and construction laws
and practices, which includes understanding building codes, design plans,
construction drawings, and specifications for a given project.

Ability
to use Software programs like Bluebeam, Revit, AutoCAD etc

Good
knowledge of project estimating concepts to the level required to verify
bids, to understand market rates, and to understand how to process change
orders, etc.

Ability
to use contractual language and concepts and how to negotiate to protect
the Church’s interests while providing quality service to department
customers.

Demonstrates
the ability to professionally present self through in-person interactions
and verbal and written communications.

Demonstrates
the ability to effectively work independently and as a team member to
achieve organizational and customer goals.

Progress
towards Certification in Civil Engineering or Architecture will be an
added advantage.

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