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Logistics Assistant – Kenya Nairobi


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Organization: TNC – The Nature Conservancy
Location: Nairobi
Grade: Junior level – Junior
Occupational Groups:
Administrative support
Supply Chain
Closing Date:

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Full/Part Time

We’re rooted in our Mission and guided by our Values, which includes a and Respect for People, Communities, and Cultures. Whether it’s career development, flexible schedules, or a rewarding mission, there’s lots of reasons to love life #insideTNC. Want a better insight to TNC? Check out our or on .

Our goal is to cultivate an inclusive work environment so that all our colleagues around the globe feel a sense of belonging, and that their unique contributions to our mission are valued. We know we’ll only achieve our Mission by hiring and engaging a diverse workforce that reflects the communities in which we work. In addition to the requirements in our postings, we recognize that people come with talent and experiences outside of a job. Diversity of experience and skills combined with passion is a key to innovation and a culture of inclusion! Please apply – we’d love to hear from you. To quote myriad TNC staff members, “you’ll join for our mission, and you’ll stay for our people.”

Since establishing the Africa Program in 2007, The Nature Conservancy’s vision in Africa is to work towards fostering a sustainable future for people and nature, partnering with indigenous communities, governments, and private sector across more than 22 million hectares on the continent. Our efforts are firmly rooted in people, leveraging scientific and technical expertise as we collaborate with key stakeholders to conserve and enhance Africa’s shared resources in the countries we operate. Together with our partners, we are witnessing critical milestones in integrated land and fisheries management, ocean and source water protection, energy development and sustainable food production, working together and strengthening our resolve in tackling global challenges such as climate change, habitat and biodiversity loss that stand to adversely impact the nearly 1.4 billion people that share Africa.

This position will report to the Operations Administrator and will be based in the regional office, Nairobi. The Logistics Assistants will;

Work with the Kenya team, coordinating tasks related to one or more functional activities, such as operations support, procurement, meetings management, special events, training, office management and volunteer programs.
Assist the Operations Administrator with essential banking functions, collection of quotations, distribution of office letters, purchases of office supplies, printing and photocopying, and helping with filing office documentation and paperwork.
Collaborate with the Operations Administrator to coordinate access and allocation of vehicles for all staff as per planned activity schedules and taxi service arrangements.
Coordinate roster of external drivers and rental cars when needed.
Support booking meetings, conference venues, visitors’ accommodation, and airport transfers.
Identify routine problems and utilize existing resources for resolution, with the help of the supervisor and demonstrate sensitivity in handling confidential information.
Support with coordination of office administration security and janitorial duties as assigned
Be willing to travel, work overtime, and work evenings and weekends as needed; and serve as a team member for assigned projects.
Work environment involves only infrequent exposure to disagreeable elements and minor physical exertion and strain.
Are you looking for work you can believe in? At TNC we strive to embody a philosophy of Work that You Can Believe in where you can feel like you are making a difference every day. We’re looking for someone with experience in providing logistical support to a country program. This is an exciting opportunity to contribute to the ongoing conservation mission by directing and shaping the work of our team!

Kenya Certificate of Secondary Certificate plus 1-year experience or equivalent combination.
Experience learning procedures and following instructions.
Experience managing diverse activities to meet deadlines.
Experience providing administrative support, including some or all the following: phone/customer service, mail distribution, equipment maintenance, coordinating travel arrangements and meetings, or organizing files.
Experience working and communicating with a wide range of people.
Experience writing, editing, and proofreading written materials.

Multi-lingual skills and multi-cultural or cross-cultural experiences are appreciated.
Proficient in English and Kiswahili
Experience driving and maintaining vehicles (cars, trucks, boats) for office and fieldwork.
Valid Kenyan driving license with over two years of driving experience
Certification or familiarity/training for fieldwork activities, such as diving support.
Computer Literacy.
Since 1951, The Nature Conservancy has been doing work you can believe in protecting the lands and waters that all life depends on. Through grassroots action, TNC has grown to become one of the most effective and wide-reaching environmental organizations in the world. Thanks to more than 1 million members, over 400 scientists, and the dedicated efforts of our diverse staff, we impact conservation throughout the world!

The Nature Conservancy offers a competitive, comprehensive benefits package including: health care benefits, flexible spending accounts, Pension Plan including employer match, parental leave, accrued paid time off, life insurance, disability coverage, employee assistance program, other life and work wellbeing benefits. Learn more about our benefits at in the on nature.org/careers.

We’re proud to offer a work environment that is supportive of the health, wellbeing, and flexibility needs of the people we employ! This description is not designed to be a complete list of all duties and responsibilities required for this job.

To apply for job ID 55108, submit your materials online by using the Apply Now button at . Need help applying? Visit our page or contact .

The Nature Conservancy is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Our commitment to diversity includes the recognition that our conservation mission is best advanced by the leadership and contributions of people of diverse backgrounds, beliefs and culture. Recruiting and mentoring staff to create an inclusive organization that reflects our global character is a priority and we encourage applicants from all cultures, races, colors, religions, sexes, national or regional origins, ages, disability status, sexual orientation, gender identity, military, protected veteran status or other status protected by law.

TNC is committed to offering accommodations for qualified individuals with disabilities and disabled veterans in our job application process. If you need assistance or an accommodation due to a disability, please send a note to with Request for Accommodation in the subject line.

An attractive salary and benefits package is part of TNC’s value proposition to our employees. TNC strives to provide competitive pay and bases salaries on the geographic location of the role committing to being equitable across groups and providing hiring salary ranges when possible.

Since we support flexible and remote work for our employees, many positions have a flexible location within countries where we’re registered as a Non-government Organization and established as an employer. This may mean we’re unable to provide a hiring salary range in the posting for some of our positions. However, candidates invited to be part of our interview process will be provided their location specific range upon request.


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