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UNESCO Office Assistant

UNESCO Office Assistant

Hiring Organization: UNESCO

Job Reference Number: KNCU/39/2022

Job Grade:  KNC 11

Location: Nairobi, Kenya

Application Deadline: 13th October 2022



UNESCO wishes to recruit dynamic, result-oriented, and self-driven persons to fill the following vacant position(s): UNESCO Office Assistant – 2 Positions.

Brief About UNESCO

The Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is a State Corporation established under the KNATCOM Act of 2013 (Revised 2014), to promote Kenya’s national interests in UNESCO and UNESCO’s international interests in Kenya, regionally and globally in the areas of education, sciences, culture, and communication and information


Gross pay Ksh. 22,900 – 32,000
Leave allowance –30% Basic Salary
Medical Allowance – As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Group Life & Accident Cover – As per KNATCOM Medical Scheme
Terms Permanent and Pensionable

Job Description

The office assistant is responsible for the following functions:

  • cleanliness of offices, equipment/apparatus when need be;
  • office waste management;
  • habitable office conditions;
  • movement of office equipment, furniture and orderly arrangement;
  • meeting venues timely arrangement;
  • keeping inventory of kitchen equipment;
  • office beverage and snacks preparation; and
  • office and messengerial duties.

Duties and Responsibilities of the UNESCO Office Assistant

This is the entry position for Office Assistants. An Officer at this level will work under supervision of a Senior Officer. Duties and responsibilities will entail:

  • cleaning offices, machines/ equipment/apparatus;
  • collecting and disposing waste;
  • dusting offices and ensuring habitable office conditions;
  • moving or carrying office equipment, furniture and ensuring orderly arrangement and dispatching letters;
  • arranging for meeting venues professionally and timely;
  • keeping inventory of kitchen equipment;
  • preparing and serving office tea;
  • performing office and messengerial duties; and
  • any other duties as may be assigned

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:

  • at least a mean Grade D+ (plus) in the Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • proficiency in English and Kiswahili languages;
  • good inter-personal skills;

Key Competencies and Skills

  • Communication skills
  • Problem solving skills
  • Neatness
  • Time management
  • Customer care
  • Etiquette


How to Apply

If you are have interest for the position; You can access and apply online via KNATCOM website at
For reference of the job description and skills, please visit the Commission’s website:

All applications should reach the Commission on or before 13th October 2022 at 5.00 pm.


  • UNESCO will Only contact shortlisted and successful candidates.
  • Kenya National Commission for UNESCO is an Equal Opportunity Employer.
  • Kenya National Commission for UNESCO requires that successful candidates to fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.


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