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  • Posted: Feb 9, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 28, 2023
  • Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.
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    Office Assistant

    Vacancy No. FN-18-02-2023

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • Photocopying and filing of office/study documents.
    • Maintaining office (compound) cleanliness. Includes cleaning the office, kitchen and bathroom.
    • Cleaning and Autoclaving speculums and Biopsy forceps.
    • Keeping stock of office supplies (keeping track of things that are running low).
    • Running office errands e.g. collecting and sending parcels, purchasing office supplies, etc.
    • Supporting project tasks as needed.

    Required Qualifications

    • Certificate in front office, secretarial, business management, social work or any related field.

    Other Required Skills

    • At least 1 year experience working as an administrative assistant or similar role in a busy set-up.
    • Must have worked in a sexual and reproductive health setting in particular cervical cancer screening program.
    • Previous experience working in a research setting (added advantage)
    • Honest and of high integrity.
    • Fluency in English, Kiswahili and Luo.
    • Very flexible and adaptable to the set tasks.

    Method of Application

    • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
    • Must include a current CV with the names of at least three referees.
    • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.
    • Indicate the Vacancy Number on the subject of the application Email.

    A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: not later than February 28, 2023.

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