Administrative Officer Job in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: Administrative Officer Job in Kenya 2021
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Administrative Officer

KENYA MEDICAL RESEARCH
INSTITUTE

VACANCY ANNOUNCEMENT

Opening date: September
9,
2021                                             

Vacancy No:
CGHR/208/09/21

Program description:

The Kenya Medical
Research Institute (KEMRI), in Collaboration with the University of Washington,
Seattle is conducting research in Azithromycin Enterics. The study is aimed at
assessing the role of enteric pathogens and antimicrobial resistance in driving
clinical and nutritional deterioration, and azithromycin’s potential effect,
among children discharged from hospital in Kenya. The study is looking for a
self-motivated and proactive individual to fill the following vacancy at
KEMRI-CGHR

Position: Administrative
Officer – KMR 6 Open Position: One (1)

Location: Kisumu

Job Description

The administrative
officer will report to the Study Site-Principal investigator and will be
responsible for conducting administrative and support financial management
duties as described below:

Requirements

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business Management, Business
    Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized
    institution
  • Proficiency in computer applications
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the
    Constitution

Tasks and
Responsibilities

  • Prepare budgets and ensure all expenses are within
    the approved budget
  • Facilitate the procurement of goods and services
    through the ERP system
  • Keeping records of study supplies and assets,
    monitoring equipment maintenance and service contracts
  • Prepare invoices and submit to donors as
    appropriate
  • Prepare project bill and present them to the
    relevant office for payment e.g. Telephones bills, courier services and taxis
    among
  • Review project staff payroll including benefits on
    monthly basis
  • Coordinate trainings and study related travels
  • Identifying and processing procurement of venues
    for project meetings

Key Skills and
Competencies

  • Planning and Organizational skills
  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player

TERMS OF
EMPLOYMENT: 
Contract for one (1) year renewable as per KEMRI schemes of
service. Salary is as per the stipulated job group.

How To Apply

Applications MUST
include the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone
    number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone
    numbers
  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • KRA tax compliance certificate
  • Certificate of Good Conduct

How To Apply

Apply to Deputy
Director, CGHR, P.O. Box 1578-40100, Kisumu no later than September 29, 2021

and submit your
application via email address 
cghr@kemri.org

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 SELECTION 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