Project Administrator Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Project Administrator Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

The office of Medical Research at Kenyatta National Hospital in
collaboration with the University of Washington is seeking to fill the
following position.

Position: Project Administrator

Location: Kenyatta National Hospital

Reporting to: Principal Investigator

Roles and Responsibilities.

Managing the staff payroll and processing of their benefits.
Ensuring all the statutory deductions are submitted on timely basis to the
relevant bodies and updated as required

Liaising with the Grants management office in University of
Washington and Kenyatta National Hospital to facilitate processing and
management of grant monies.

Preparation of monthly invoices and financial reports of the
project expenditures to the donors and Kenyatta National Hospital grants

Ensure that project petty cash is available at all times and its
management is according to the set guidelines by the Kenyatta National Hospital
Finance Department.

Development of staff job descriptions, coordinating selection,
recruitment and training of the program staff.

Assisting in staff performance evaluation, promotion and
termination activities as required.

Participating in conflict resolution for the field teams as well
as disciplinary meetings to resolve any misconduct by the project staff.

Facilitating the processing and keeping track of all the staff
contracts and the project subcontract. Maintain personnel files i.e. CVs,
appointment letters, contracts, leave records etc.

Liaise with the KNH Supply Chain and Procurement office for
procurement of office, lab and clinic supplies for the project as required.

Participate in bi-weekly Project meetings to update the team on
administration matters as well as listen to any matters arising from the field

Prepare for submission and maintain records of correspondence
with institutional review boards, ethical review committees, donors and

Perform day-to-day management of the project team and address
any team issues promptly.

Other duties as they may be assigned by the Principal

Academic Qualifications:

Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in finance, public relations,
business administration, project management or business management.

Additional professional training on Project management or CPA
will be an added advantage.

Proficient in MS Office – Word, Excel, PowerPoint as well as,
tracking, document management, and retention tools.

Desired Skills and Experience

At least 1 year experience working in the field of project
management or a support role in a complex administrative role.

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills required.
Ability to build relationships and rapport with teams, staff, and vendors and
navigate challenging or unexpected circumstances with creativity, calm, and

Strong analytic, organizational, written, and verbal
communication skills

Ability to communicate effectively with persons on all levels
both inside and outside the project on issues that could be complex or
sensitive in nature.

Applications must include the following:

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our online application form

Complete detailed CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone
contacts and email contacts

MUST attach all the relevant certificates and testimonials

If qualified for the above post, please send your CV to the
email by Close of Business 30th September 2020