Admin & Office

Administrative Assistant.

Full Time

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya
in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of
Kenya, Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 and currently under KEMRI Order
2021 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya.
KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its
mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building
and service delivery”.
KEMRI seeks to recruit a dynamic, innovative and experienced person to fill the following;
This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a Senior Administrative Assistant.
Job Specification
i. General Office Administration
ii. Response to minor emergencies such as water leakages.
iii. Supervise Office cleaning.
iv. Management of venues for office meetings
Person Specification
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-
i. Diploma in Business Administration, Management, Fleet Management, Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology, or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.
ii. Proficiency in computer applications; and
iii. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Key Skills and Competencies
i. Planning skills
ii. Communication and reporting skills
iii. Interpersonal skills
iv. Team player
Terms of Employment
Employment is for one (1) year contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.
The following will be required during the interviews:-
Certificate of good conduct,
Higher Education Loans Board compliance certificate,
KRA Tax compliance certificate,
Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate,
Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.
Kindly attach your cv, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.
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