JKUAT Enterprises LTD

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JKUAT Enterprises Limited state corporation fully owned by JKUAT that creates and commercializes quality solutions and products through research, consulting, training and innovation to transform individuals and institutions in Africa and beyond. We're a growing team of dynamic and enthusiastic experts and thought leaders dedicated to satisfying client needs and helping companies realize and develop a winning growth strategy. We invite applications from all sections of society. We are committed to equal employment opportunity regardless of race, religion, ethnic or national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity or on any other basis. If you have a disability or additional need that requires accommodation, please do not hesitate to let us know.

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Project Assistant 1 Position

Are you a dynamic and motivated individual with a passion for project management? We're seeking a dedicated Project Assistant to join our team and contribute to the successful execution of our projects. If you have a keen eye for detail, excellent communication skills, and a proactive mindset, this role could be the perfect fit for you!

Duties and Resposibilities

  • Proposal Crafting: Develop compelling project proposals and collaborate with the Project Manager for validation, ensuring the submission of well-structured and comprehensive documents.
  • Documentation Excellence: Meticulously log and track project plans and documentation, creating an organized reference system.
  • Stakeholder Collaboration: Coordinate the consultation process with stakeholders, maintaining meticulous document management and timely communication to meet deadlines effectively.
  • Workshop Support: Assist in preparing and distributing materials for training workshops/seminars, ensuring seamless logistical arrangements.
  • Procurement & Contracting: Manage contract arrangements, purchase orders, and expenditure authorization forms, ensuring proper approvals are secured.
  • Proper Communication:Respond promptly and accurately to telephone inquiries, delivering information professionally and accurately.
  • Collaborative Player: Foster a harmonious work environment by collaborating seamlessly with the Project Manager and team members.
  • Full Project Engagement: Engage actively throughout the project lifecycle, contributing to all phases with your expertise.
  • Clear Reporting:Provide transparent and comprehensive project updates to the Project Manager, both verbally and in written form.
  • Administrative Versatility: Undertake various administrative tasks, from research to email correspondence, with precision and timeliness.
  • Adaptable Contributor: Embrace additional duties as assigned, adapting flexibly to the role's demands.


  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Project Management, Business Administration and Management, Economics, Finance, or Business Studies, from a recognized university or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Industry Experience: Demonstrate at least 2 years of relevant work experience in the industry, highlighting your familiarity with project dynamics.
  • Exceptional Communication: Showcase outstanding communication and interpersonal skills, allowing you to interact effectively with colleagues and stakeholders.
  • Detail Oriented: Display innate attention to detail and a natural ability to solve problems, ensuring precision in project execution.
  • Proactive Problem Solving: Exhibit a proactive approach to problem-solving, addressing potential issues before they escalate.
  • Tech Savy: Demonstrate excellent computer skills, including proficiency with Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, PowerPoint).
  • Collaborative Spirit:Embody a collaborative working style and a true team-player attitude, contributing to a cooperative and supportive work environment.
  • Positive Attitude:Bring a positive and encouraging personality to the team, enhancing motivation and camaraderie.
  • Independent Drive: Operate independently with minimal supervision, showcasing your self-driven initiative and reliability.
  • Motivated Work Ethic:Display high motivation and a strong work ethic, consistently striving for excellence.
  • Trustworthy and Committed: Earn a reputation as a trustworthy and committed team member, dedicated to the team's overall success.
  • Organisational Excellence: Demonstrate outstanding organizational skills and a knack for task prioritization, even in high-volume, deadline-driven scenarios.
  • Adaptability: Thrive in fast-paced environments, excelling under pressure and meeting deadlines.

If you're ready to be part of a dynamic team that values your skills and contributions, we invite you to apply for the Project Assistant position.

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Note: The application deadline is 14th December 2023, 5:00pm. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interviews.

JKUAT Enterprises Limited is an equal opportunity employer. Canvassing of any kind will lead to automatic disqualification.