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

    For more information and job application details, see: KEMRI Administrative Assistant - Kisumu Jobs in Kenya

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