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  • Posted: Apr 8, 2024
    Deadline: Apr 22, 2024
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    Aga Khan University Hospitals in Karachi, Pakistan and Nairobi, Kenya are private, not-for-profit institutions providing high quality health care. The Main Hospitals serve as the principal sites for clinical training for the University's Medical Colleges and Schools of Nursing and Midwifery in Pakistan and East Africa. Our Vision of Aga Khan University Ho...
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    Admin Assistant, Biomedical Sciences

    Job Summary

    The Department of Biomedical Sciences is a multi-disciplinary department comprising of faculty from a wide range of basic science teaching and research expertise, including Anatomy, Physiology, Biochemistry, Molecular Biology, Pathology, Pharmacology, Immunology, and Neuroscience. The Department strives to inspire, innovate, and lead in Biomedical Science teaching and learning in an inclusive community where students, academics, researchers, clinicians, alumni and industry together foster learning.

    AKU- Department of Biomedical Sciences is seeking an Administrative Assistant who will enhance organizational efficiency and efficacy by providing comprehensive support, managing tasks, and facilitating communication, thereby contributing to the overall mission of optimizing productivity and achieving strategic goals for the University. He/She works closely with the Chair of Department to ensure the Department operates seamlessly.


    • Schedule and organize meetings and appointments.
    • Attending meetings chaired by the department head, taking detailed notes.
    • Draft agendas, distribute papers and minutes, and ensure timely communication of actions.
    • Handle telephone communications and greet visitors.
    • Act as the primary contact between the department, students, and external parties.
    • Screen and respond to correspondence as appropriate.
    • Compose and prepare written documentation and correspondence for the department.
    • Maintain accurate records and files, including meeting minutes and other documentation.
    • Coordinate department appointments and travel arrangements.
    • Manage departmental records and databases.
    • Oversee office supplies, equipment, and facilities management.
    • Serve as committee secretary, ensuring accurate record-keeping and communication of actions.
    • Perform other duties as assigned to support the department's operations.


    • Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field.
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a busy set-up as a Personal Assistant/ Administrative Assistant; experience working in a university set-up is an added advantage.
    • Strong interpersonal skills
    • Tech-savvy, knowledge of Microsoft Office
    • Active listening and good communication skills
    • Proactive approach to problem-solving
    • Ability to multi-task
    • Strong time-management and organization skills
    • Exposure to a multi-discipline and multicultural environment
    • Excellent written and oral communication

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    Laboratory Technologist, Clinical Chemistry

    Job Summary

    Reporting to the Section Head Chemistry, the Laboratory Technologist will ensure provision of effective, efficient, quality laboratory analytical services in the Laboratory.


    • Receive specimens for general and specialized chemistry for assays
    • Maintain appropriate internal QC on chemistry/special  chemistry analyzers
    • Manage routine and planned preventive maintenance of equipment in the section
    • Analyze tests with maximum efficiency to produce valid results ensuring maximum utilization of reagents and time
    • Communicate urgent critical results to all concerned within recommended period of time and maintain appropriate documentation
    • Participate in quality improvement and patient safety initiatives
    • Participate in continuous medical education
    • Observe and comply with Health and Safety regulations in the laboratory by maintaining high standards of hygiene and general cleanliness in work areas
    • Prepare and package samples at appropriate temperature   to be outsourced and hand-over to collection agents
    • Develop and implement SOPs in general and special chemistry


    • Higher Diploma in clinical chemistry or Bachelor of Science in Medical Laboratory Sciences from a recognized institution;
    • Registration with Kenya Medical Laboratory Technician and Technologists Board is mandatory;
    • Minimum 3 (three) years’ working experience;
    • Demonstrable computer literacy;
    • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills;
    • Positive attitude towards work and other members of the team;
    • Ability to work under pressure;
    • Unquestionable integrity and ability to maintain confidentiality.
    • Professional attitude and strong work ethic with attention to timeliness.

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