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Project Support Assistant – (Public Health & Nutrition) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Job Title: Project Support Assistant – (Public Health & Nutrition) 



Employing Office:East Africa Regional Office

Closing Date:
 June 24 2011

Purpose of position

This role will provide project support assistance to the Director for Maternal & Child Health (MCH) and the Nutrition and HIV Emergencies Advisor based in East Africa Regional Office (EARO), Westlands, Kenya

Major Responsibilities:
  • Assist team with research related to MCH, Nutrition and HIV as requested such as literature review.
  • Compile quarterly and annual activity reports for the MCH and Nutrition team.
  • Provide administrative support for events such as workshops, webex and conference calls. These include but are not limited to liaising with hotels/venues, organizing logistics, writing reports.
  • Provide support to the team with developing materials by assisting with TORs for consultants, time keeping, liaising with procurement and finance.
  • Provide administrative support such as publishing, printing, binding, scanning, faxing technical and project documents.
Qualifications: Education/Knowledge/Technical Skills and Experience

The following may be acquired through a combination of formal or self-education, prior experience or on-the-job training:
  • University Degree in Public Health/ Nutrition (or related or transferable field of study required in related field desired).
  • Must have computer aptitude and experience in database management, spreadsheet software and Internet usage. Proficient using Word, Excel, Power Point, or similar programs; email systems; extensive website and on-line skills.
  • Good writing skills in English.
  • 1 year of experience in project management and/or administrative responsibilities is preferable.
Job Details 

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How to Apply

All application letters and detailed CVs together with names of three referees, should be sent to reach the undersigned not later than June 24, 2011.

People and Culture
World Vision East Africa
Nairobi, Kenya

Please indicate clearly on the subject line the position you are applying for.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

 World Vision East Africa has not engaged any recruitment agencies in this recruitment process, neither are we charging any fees to potential employees for job opportunities.

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