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AMREF Jobs in Kenya: Training Administrator

AMREF is the largest indigenous health development non governmental organization based in Africa.

Working with and through African communities, health systems and governments, AMREF aims to close the gap that prevents people from accessing their basic right to health.

With headquarters in Kenya, AMREF has programmes in Ethiopia, Uganda, Somalia, South Sudan, Kenya, Tanzania and South Africa. Employing over 800 staff and with an annual operating budget of approximately $70 million, AMREF is a knowledge resource for donors and partners.

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We are seeking to fill the post of a
 Training Administrator (Ref: - CHR/10/07-06) based at AMREF Headquarters.

Stationed in Nairobi and reporting to the Training Coordinator, the incumbent will provide administrative and logistical support to the Training Coordinator.
Key responsibilities include:-

  • Liaise with the various partners and stakeholders to ensure that training activities take place as planned;
  • Provide administrative support and assist in admission, orientation and graduation of course participants;
  • Organize the training venues and other logistics for trainees, trainers and project staff e.g.accommodation and transport for participants, training equipment and stationery, etc
  • Take relevant imprest and account for them
  • Maintain a database of PowerPoint slides and other training materials used by the various facilitators
  • Prepare budgets for the various training activities e.g. Facilitators’ payments, per diems and other participant allowances;
  • Receive and review office correspondence and respond to enquiries as necessary
  • Establish and maintain a filing system and relevant databases
  • Process and distribute project reports and correspondence to relevant offices
  • Maintain meeting schedules and appointments and make travel arrangements
  • Reply to routine correspondence and draft responses to correspondence, as requested by the Training Coordinator
  • Market the short courses
Key Qualifications and experience

The ideal candidates will have a bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences with at least 5 years work experience in a similar position and relevant computer skills.

We are looking for individuals with knowledge of modern office procedure, training coordination, marketing, critical analytical skills, good communications, planning and organization skills and good interpersonal skills.

If you feel that you meet the required criteria, please quote above reference number: - CHR/10/07-06 and send your details including remuneration requirements and contact details of three work-related referees to, The Director of Human Resources, AMREF Headquarters by email to

We regret that only short-listed candidates will be contacted. We encourage those interested to send their applications by 23 July 2010.

AMREF is an equal opportunity employer and has a non-smoking environment policy.

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