KEMRI Administrative Assistant – Kisumu Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Administrative Assistant – Kisumu Jobs in Kenya

Vacancy No.: CGHR/307/08/22

Project Description:

The Kenya Medical Research Institute/Centre for Global Health Research (KEMRI/CGHR), the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) are collaborating to conduct research on malaria, HIV, TB and other diseases of public health importance.

An opportunity is currently in a project Titled: Measuring the medium-term impact of school-based interventions as girls transition into adulthood (CCG2)

Position: Administrative Assistant, KMR 8 (1 position)

Reports to: Research Administrator

Location: Kisumu

Minimum Requirements

Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Business Management, Human Resource Management, Business Administration, or any other approved equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

Proficiency in written and verbal English & Kiswahili

Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.

Desired Qualities

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

Must be flexible to work within the existing structure.

Ability to work with minimal supervision.

Position Summary

The purpose of the job is to handle project resource management information systems, assist in the implementation and operations functions in the program.

Major Duties and Responsibilities

To effectively plan, organize, and administer the activities of the projects.

Making orders for clinical, laboratory and logistical study supplies and equipment using the
appropriate methods

Maintain study records and ensure integrity of data and information.

Keeping and tracking staff leave schedule

Booking for facilities to be used for training, meetings and writing minutes during meetings

Keep accurate records of financial transactions for money advanced for project use and submit expenditure documents for accounting purposes.

Ensuring availability of adequate supplies in the field sites

Maintain inventory of supplies and equipment as appropriate

Organize transport and logistics operations including booking travel and processing allowances
for project staff as appropriate

Undertake other duties as may be assigned by the immediate supervisor

Terms of Employment:

This is a one- year (1) contract as per KEMRI scheme of service


Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales.

Applications should include the following:

Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)

Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae (not more than four pages) with telephone number and
e-mail address

Two letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses

All the applications to be done on or before October 6, 2022, latest 5.00 p.m.

How to Apply

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