AMREF International University Administrator - Vice Chancellor's Office Jobs in Kenya

AMREF International University Administrator - Vice Chancellor's Office Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa was officially founded in 1957 to deliver mobile health services and to provide mission hospitals with surgical support.

A medical radio network was developed to coordinate the service, and provide communication.

Amref International University (AMIU) is an accredited institution of higher learning
focused on health sciences and is fully owned by Amref Health Africa.

The University is founded on the experience and intellect of Amref Health Africa, which is reputed with over 60 years of quality and innovative community health, health systems management and
development interventions.

Its predecessor, the Amref International Training Centre (AITC) has shaped Public and Community Health training and nurtured health leaders and practitioners in Africa for over 40 years.

The vision of AMIU is to be a leading Health Sciences University of excellence in developing
transformational health leaders and practitioners who inspire lasting health change in Africa.

It is located along Lang’ata Road (opposite Wilson Airport), Nairobi, Kenya.

Main purpose of the job

  • The job holder will provide support to the Vice-Chancellor's office to ensure that the office
    runs in an efficient manner.
  • Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor's Personal Assistant, the Administrator is a member of a small but busy team.
  • The post holder will also liaise with a wide range of people across the university and
    externally and it is essential that they possess good interpersonal and diplomatic skills to
    represent the Vice-Chancellor's office in a professional and courteous manner.

    Key responsibilities

  • Assist in overseeing and managing the operations of the Office of the Vice Chancellor
  • Analysing substantive incoming documents.
  • Assisting in liaising with
    both external and internal contacts.
  • Supporting coordination of events.
  • Participating in coordination, preparation and planning of VCs meetings e.g.
    Senate, Council and Board of Trustees.
  • Participating in selection of venue for Council and Board meetings and handling of all logistics including travel for all participants.
  • Participating in budget planning and control.

    Qualification and experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration/Management or Social Science
    from an accredited institution.
  • Knowledge of modern office procedures.
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Served as an Administrator for a minimum period of 3 years in a university.


  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and intercultural communications skills.
  • Writing skills.
  • Planning and organization skills.
  • Public Relations skills.
  • Team work.

    How to Apply

  • Interested applicants are encouraged to submit their application letter and CV to by 1st February 2019.
  • Duly note that Amref International University does not require applicants to pay any
    money at whatever stage of the recruitment and selection process.
  • Amref International University is committed to the principles of safeguarding in the
    workplace. Amref International University does not tolerate any form of abuse, discrimination or harassment.

  • For more information and job application details, see; AMREF International University Administrator - Vice Chancellor's Office Jobs in Kenya

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