AKU Administrative Assistant (Temporary) Jobs in Kenya

AKU Administrative Assistant (Temporary) Jobs in Kenya

Position Summary

  • Reporting to the Research Administration Manager , the position will provide administrative support and will be the focal point for coordination of research, grants, and capacity development/consultancy within the Medical College in Kenya.

  • Responsibility spans the continuum from pre-award to post award and calls for close working relationship with Principle Investigators, other entity research program officers and other university administration departments.

    Key Responsibilities

  • Support the Medical College Grants processing function

  • Support in coordination of Research Operations at the Medical College in Kenya

  • Provide administrative support to the Associate Dean, Research

  • Update and manage proper documentation; including but not limited to filing; archiving; photocopying; binding; scanning; shredding; mail/phone directories

  • Coordinate and schedule the use of shared meeting spaces and boardrooms

  • Facilitate travel and accommodation logistics

  • Manage petty cash for the Research office


  • Applicants for the position must have a Bachelor’s Degree in Programme Management or equivalent, Diploma in Project Management or professional qualifications in grant management will be an added advantage.

  • Proficiency in MS Office Suite (Word, Access, Excel, Power
    Point) is required.

  • S/he must have a minimum of two (2) years’ experience in a similar role.

  • The successful candidate should have excellent inter-personal and communication skills and the ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

    How to Apply

  • Applications together with detailed Curriculum Vitae, names of three referees, telephone contact, e-mail address and copies of certificates and testimonials should be sent to

    the Manager, Recruitment,
    Aga Khan University Hospital, Nairobi.
    P. O. Box 30270-00100,

  • or by email to hr.recruitment@aku.edu. Applications by email are preferred.

  • Please indicate the title of the position on your application.​

  • Applications should be submitted latest by November 23, 2020

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