Personal Assistant – Nairobi, Kenya

Summit Recruitment and Search Africa is a leading Recruitment and Executive Search agency head quartered in Kenya providing outstanding talent to a wide range of companies and NGO’s in various business sectors across Africa.

A busy medium sized Law firm in Nairobi is seeking to recruit a Personal Assistant who will play a crucial role in supporting the smooth operation of the firm’s administrative functions. The successful candidate will be responsible for overseeing various day-to-day activities, managing office operations, and providing administrative support to Partners and other staff members. The ideal candidate Must have prior working experience in a Law Firm.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Provide administrative assistance to Partners and staff, including managing calendars, scheduling meetings, and coordinating travel arrangements.
  • Preparing correspondence and reports were required.
  • Handle incoming and outgoing mail, and courier services.
  • Manage email and phone communications, screening and redirecting inquiries as necessary.
  • Maintain efficient filing and document management systems.
  • Coordinate with vendors, service providers, and IT support to address office maintenance and technology needs.
  • Maintain and update office records, including client files, and legal documents.


  • Proven experience as a Personal Assistant or Executive Assistant preferably in a law firm or legal environment.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills.
  • Familiarity with legal terminology and processes.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality and handle sensitive information.
  • Attention to detail and high level of accuracy.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a team environment.
  • Strong problem-solving skills and ability to adapt to changing priorities and deadlines.

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Salary: Monthly Gross salary: Ksh 110,000 – 120,000 (Approx. 700 USD) depending on experience and qualifications.
Location: Nairobi, Kenya
Career Level: Mid Level
Job Type: Full Time
Deadline for applications: 18th February, 2024