Administrative Receptionist Job in Kenya – US Embassy

Duties

The incumbent provides general office support with a
variety of clerical activities and related tasks in support of the Mission
medical unit under the direct supervision of the RMO/MP. The receptionist
will be responsible for answering incoming calls, directing calls to
appropriate associates, mail distribution, flow of correspondence,
requisition of supplies as well as additional clerical duties. The
incumbent is the first point of contact, by both phone and in person, for
patients and visitors to the medical unit and must maintain absolute
patient confidentiality at all times.

Qualifications and Evaluations

Requirements:

Minimum of one (1) year of secretarial or
receptionist experience is required. 

JOB KNOWLEDGE: 


Incumbent must have working knowledge of
administrative and clerical procedures; knowledge of computers and
relevant software applications (MS Word, Outlook, Excel,
Internet/Intranet); and knowledge of customer service principles and
practices. Incumbent must possess the ability to type at least 45 wpm.

Education Requirements:

Completion of Secondary School is required. 

Evaluations:

LANGUAGE: English
level III (Good working knowledge) Reading/Writing/Speaking is required.

SKILLS AND ABILITIES: 

The position requires the ability to be resourceful
and proactive in dealing with sensitive issues. Must be flexible,
service-oriented, self-motivated and able to work within the existing
Mission structure. Must have the ability to organize, multi-task, prioritize
and work under pressure. Must possess strong customer service, verbal
communication and listening skills.

EQUAL EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITY (EEO):  The U.S. Mission provides equal
opportunity and fair and equitable treatment in employment to all people
without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability,
political affiliation, marital status, or sexual orientation.

Qualifications:

All
applicants under consideration will be required to pass medical and security
certifications.

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