Kemri NGO Administrative Assistant/Secretary Job for Diploma Graduates,Salary over Ksh70,000

Kemri NGO Administrative Assistant/Secretary Job for Diploma Graduates,Salary over Ksh70,000

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Kemri NGO Administrative Assistant/Secretary Job for Diploma Graduates,Salary over Ksh70,000

Opening date: 05/04/18                                                             Vacancy: CGHR 32/04/2018

Program description:

The Kenya Medical Research Institute / One Health Program (OH), working in collaboration and receive funding from Washington State University (WSU), Wellcome Trust (WT), World Health Organization/GAVI, UK Medical Research Council and Southampton University conducts research on links between human health and animal health investigating zoonoses, socio-economic and nutritional pathways.

The program seeks to fill the following one (1) position

Position:Administrative Assistant (MR 7)

Reporting to:PI- One Health Studies

Closing Date:18th April 2018

Duty Station:Kisumu – Kisian Campus

Essential Qualifications;

  • Proficiency in written and verbal English &Kiswahili
  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education mean grade D+ and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution
  • Certificate in Computer Application Skills from a recognized institution.
  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Business Management, Human Resource Management, Business Administration or any other approved equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

Desirable Skills and Attributes

  • Ability to prioritize workload and balance conflicting demands.
  • Ability to work within a team environment and in a diverse cultural environment.
  • Ability to effectively communicate with staff and clients verbally and in writing.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, initiative and resourcefulness.
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Must be flexible to work within the existing structure.

Position Summary:

The purpose of the job is to handle human resource management information systems, assist in the implementation of the decisions to support human resource functions in the program.

MAJOR DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Maintain personnel records and ensure integrity of data and information.
  • Maintain a creative and experimental attitude towards change.
  • To effectively plan, organize, and administer the activities of the projects.
  • Maintain personnel records and ensure integrity of data and information.
  • Maintain a creative and experimental attitude towards change.
  • To effectively plan, organize, and administer the activities of the projects.
  • Record and dispatch out-going and incoming mails and documents to ensure traceability and accountability.
  • Provide inputs in the Program meetings as authorized by the immediate supervisor that is attend interviews for projects and other collaborative partners.
  • Provide inputs in the Program meetings as authorized by the immediate supervisor that is attend interviews for projects and other collaborative partners.
  • Offer oversight in transport operation
  • Plan weekly duties for drivers to cover all projects activities
  • Plan leave rota for the section staff
  • Ensure vehicles are in good mechanical conditions and serviced when due
  • Liaise with relevant department within the Institute for logistical support and access to services by the project personnel
  • Perform any other administrative duties as assigned by the principal investigator.

Terms of Employment

One (1) year contract as per KEMRI scheme of service. The first 3 months is a probation period. Salary is negotiable within the stated grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates
  • Contact telephone number.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria should send their applications enclosing a detailed CV, copies of certificates, testimonials, resume and day time telephone contact(s) to The Director, CGHR, P. O. Box 1578 – 40100; Kisumu not later than April 18th 2018.

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY. PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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