Office Assistant Job in Kenya 2020
Career Employment Kenya: Office Assistant Job in Kenya 2020
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

Office Assistant


Opening Date: May 29,2020
Closing Date: June 19, 2020

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), in collaboration
with the Washington University in St. Louis (Wash U) is currently conducting
research projects that include the ADAPT-I (Adaptive Strategy for Preventing
and Treating Lapses of Retention in Adult HIV Care (ADAPT-R) Study and
ADAPT-R-II. The ADAPT studies utilise the novel sequential multiple assignment
randomized trial (SMART) approach to assess the effectiveness and cost
efficiency of a family of sequential strategies to prevent initial lapses in
HIV retention and to treat those that occur.


We have the below vacancies in the ADAPT-R-II study.

OFFICE ASSISTANT (1 Position) KMR/ 12
Vacancy No. FN-014-05-2020
Reports to: Study Administrator
Location: Kisumu
Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3
months is a probation period
Provides efficient cleaning and messenger services focusing on
achievement of great results.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Collection and delivery of mail
    and other materials as required from and to the post office, courier and
    other institutions like Kenya Power, KIWASCO.
  • Ensure the office surfaces,
    furniture, walls, doors, windows, curtains, kitchen, utensils, corridors,
    toilets and training venues are kept clean at all times
  • Cleaning office toilets and
    ensuring availability of toilet the rolls, soaps, washing liquid and hand
    towels when required.
  • Opening and closing of the
    office premises on time, and ensuring that all the office doors are
    securely locked when not in use closed.
  • Remain flexible and work
    additional hours when required
  • Provide efficient organization
    and cleaning services
  • Paying attention and ensuring
    hygienic standards of sanitary facilities at all times.
  • Maintaining the office garden,
    cutting grass short and trimming flowers.
  • Maintaining cleanliness of the
    entrance and office environment.
  • Report on the stock status of
    the toilet rolls, and detergents.
  • Maintaining the organization of
    paper, documents and clean desks and offices
  • Photocopy and duplicating
    services
  • Ensuring that tea, water and
    refreshment are served and provided to the study staff as requested.
  • Supporting office hospitality
    during trainings and meetings.
  • Perform work related errands as
    requested.
  • Minimum O-Level; with short
    training in any course,
  • Computer training as an added
    advantage
  • At least one year of work
    experience preferably with a busy office environment.
  • Understanding of the study site
    operations, procedures and requirements
  • Efficiency in the delivery of
    all the listed services’
  • Focuses on results for the site
    and responds positively to feed back.
  • Flexible and highly organized.
  • Consistently approaches work
    with energy and a constructive positive attitude
  • He/ She demonstrates client
    oriented approach, high sense of responsibility, courtesy and ability to
    work with people from diverse backgrounds.
Applications to be done through the email hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org – (Indicate
Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email) .
Applicants should attach the following:
  •  Letter of Application
    (Indicate Vacancy Number) and date available to start working for the
    study
  • Current Resume or Curriculum
    Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Two letters of reference with
    contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of Academic Certificates
    and Transcripts
  •  A copy of the latest pay
    slip (if applicable)
  • A copy of National Identity
    card or passport
KEMRI or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit
for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment.
Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.
KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY;
PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE
ENCOURAGED TO APPLY.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE