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Office Assistant

Water for People

Water For People (WFP) is a global nonprofit organization working across nine countries, bringing together communities, local entrepreneurs, and governments to build and maintain water and sanitation services that will last. We have a sustainable solution to end the global water and sanitation crisis, and our employees across the world help drive this solution.

WFP is currently recruiting for the following position:

Job Title : Office Assistant
Location : Blantyre
Reporting to : Administrative Secretary

Office Assistant Job Responsibilities
An Office Assistant is responsible for performing a range of clerical and administrative tasks to support daily operations in an office setting. Their duties include sorting and distributing mail throughout the office, greeting office visitors and directing them to employees and coordinating with Managers to schedule appointments or update schedules.

Office Assistant Job Duties:

  • Overseeing clerical tasks, such as sorting and sending mail
  • Keeping an inventory of office supplies and ordering new materials as needed
  • Welcoming visitors and answering phone calls
  • Ensuring that office runs smoothly
  • Forwarding information by receiving and distributing communications;
  • Photocopying and binding of documents
  • Monitor and maintain office supplies by checking stock to determine inventory levels; anticipating requirements;
  • Maintaining equipment by completing preventive maintenance and monitoring equipment operation
  • Any other duties as assigned from time to time

Education and Experience
• Diploma in Business Administration or any equivalent
• Previous office experience may be requested but this can also be entry level position
• Competent computer skills including MS Office or equivalent
• Internet skills including use of e-mails.

Key Competencies
• organization and planning skills
• work management and prioritizing skills
• verbal and written communication skills
• problem solving ability
• attention to detail
• accuracy
• flexibility
• reliability
• teamwork

Please send your application and CV including copies of relevant certificates to the address below:

The Country Director
Water for People
P. O. Box 1207
BLANTYTRE
Email address: malawi@waterforpeople.org

Closing date of application is 24th September, 2021

Note: Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.