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Senior Assistant Office Admin

Senior Assistant Office Administrator

Hiring Organization: The Veterinary Medicines Directorate – VMD

Location: Kenya 

Job Reference NO. 06/2022

Scale: VMD 7

Application Deadline: 11th July 2022



The Veterinary Medicines Directorate – VMD invites applications from qualified persons for the following positions: Senior Assistant Office Admin.


Remuneration and Terms

Basic Salary: Ksh 45,500 X4,000-75,500 X4,500-80,000

Terms of Service: Permanent and Pensionable


Brief About  The Veterinary Medicines Directorate – VMD 

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate (VMD) is a body corporate established pursuant to CAP 366 (article 39) of the laws of Kenya. The functions of the Directorate are as per legal Notice No. 209 of 2015 gazette of 9th October, 2015. VMD was formed with the aim of implementing appropriate regulatory measures to achieve the highest standards of safety, efficacy and quality for veterinary medicines whether locally manufactured, imported, exported, distributed, sold, or used, to ensure the protection of animal health and welfare, food safety and security as well as public health and the environment as envisaged by all laws in force in Kenya.

The mandate of VMD is to regulate the manufacture, importation, exportation, registration, distribution, prescription and dispensing of veterinary medicines and the practice of veterinary pharmacy in Kenya.


Qualifications and Requirements:

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:

  • Diploma in Secretarial Studies from the Kenya National Examinations Council (KNEC) from a recognized institution;
  • A minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;
  • Certificate in Office Computer applications from a recognized institution;
  • Certificate in Secretarial Management Course lasting not less than two (2) weeks; and
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.



Duties and responsibilities entail assisting in;

  • Preparing responses to simple routine correspondences;
  • Maintaining office diary and protocol;
  • Handling telephone calls and appointments;
  • Recording dictation in shorthand form;
  • Ensuring security of office records, documents and equipment;
  • Attending to visitors/clients;
  • Planning and scheduling meetings;
  • Providing front office services in the area of deployment; and
  • Ensuring security, integrity and confidentiality of data.


Competencies and skills

  • Report writing
  • Communication.
  • Presentation


How to Apply

Candidates who meet the above criteria are to submit a hard or soft copy application, detailed curriculum vitae and other testimonials to:


The Chief Executive Officer, Veterinary Medicines Directorate;

Email  / 

or deliver hard copies with the envelope clearly marking the Reference Number:  Job Reference NO. 06/2022…  to the Veterinary Medicines Directorate Offices, PCPB Plaza, Loresho Ridge Ground Floor; Addressed to:



Veterinary Medicines Directorate

P.O. Box 66171-00800

Westlands, Nairobi


Deadline For Application: Monday 11th July, 2022 AT 5.00 P.M.

The recruitment team will only contact shortlisted and successful candidates.

Canvassing in any form will lead to automatic disqualification.

The Veterinary Medicines Directorate is an equal opportunity employer and selects

candidates on merit through fair and open competition from the widest range of eligible



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