Kemri-Wellcome Executive Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kilifi - Kenya
Kemri-Wellcome Executive Administrative Assistant Jobs in Kilifi - KenyaReference Number: EAA180918
Management and Administration
Efficient and effective provision of administrative activities to facilitate smooth running in the DPHR and CLG departments’ operations and activities.Head Community Engagement
HSRE Kilifi Management Group Chair
Budget and Resource Responsibility:
Maintaining overall record of status and allocation of common items of equipment used within cluster, including computers, cameras and digital voice recorders.
This post includes key administrative and secretarial responsibilities in two departments in the Programme, HSRE and CLG.
This includes operational management responsibilities for routine running of these departments, with a particular focus on managing data and records directly and through supervising the activities of data entry clerks (two).
Put in place and maintain effective administrative systems such as records and database management and filing systems and ensure that these are safe, accessible, and regularly maintained.
Direct line management for Data Entry Clerks (two) to ensure accurate and efficient data entry, transcription and translation processes for quantitative and qualitative data and other records generated within the departments, including liaison with external agencies where these are used to support data transcription. Maintain a logical archive of data generated for each department.
Provide secretarial support to the PIs, Head of Community Engagement and other senior staff in the office as required.
Manage procurement and supplies and maintain an inventory of equipment: Ordering, procurement and documentation of equipment and supplies within HSRE & CLG Kilifi, and maintaining an overall record of status and allocation of common items of equipment used, including computers, cameras and digital voice recorders.
Assist with organising inter and intra departmental meetings, take minutes, distribute and collate meeting agendas and follow up with relevant staff on agreed action points.
Assist with organising seminars, workshops and training events including booking venues, sending our invites etc. and liaise with other relevant Programme staff and teams as necessary.
Receive and attend to visitors, respond to general enquiries and guide visitors to the correct offices / staff as required.
Receive and direct calls, take clear messages and handle telephone enquirie.
A Bachelor’s degree in Secretarial Studies, Business Administration. Office Management or equivalent.
At least 8 years’ experience in providing support to top executives and senior management teams
Considerable knowledge of office procedures and secretarial practices including organization, planning, records management and general administrative skills
Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications
Excellent planning, co-ordinating and organisation skills
Proactive with a well-developed capacity for follow through
Attentive to detail with initiative and flexibility
Problem solving and decision-making skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Team worker, able to work in a multi-cultural environment, punctual and high integrity
Office based, regular office hours
How to apply
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All applicants are required to state their current/last salary.
Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews. The application closing date is 2nd October, 2018.
KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is an equal opportunity employer. Direct or indirect canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. KWTRP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).
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