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Administrative Assistant (Research)

The Management University of Africa (MUA) is a private University in Kenya located off Mombasa Road in Nairobi. We envision being a premier university providing Management and transformative leadership solutions worldwide. We are looking for a dynamic, self-driven and result oriented professionals to fill the following positions:-
Research administrator Reports to the Director, research, development  and innovations and works with research assistants, professional programme students, business incubator clients, sponsors and donors and other directorate clients to provide support services on any general enquires, claims processing,, donor returns filing and other related duties as assigned.


·         Assist in the implementation of policies and procedures governing University Research, Development and Innovations.
·         Liaise with philanthropic organisations for possible Research, Development and Innovation funding.
·         Help in soliciting and developing funded as well as unfunded research proposals.
·         Identifying and mapping potential research and innovations donors and conducting periodic reviews of the donor portfolio.
·         Help in organising training programmes for publishable research projects, proposal writing as well as project monitoring and evaluation
·         Partner with admissions office in spear heading the introduction of alumni and ongoing students involvement in the research and innovations process
·         Partner with the Dean of student’s services and the library to plan for the growth and accessibility of research and innovations repository.
·         Assist in organising of research conferences and events.
·         Writing research, development and innovations meeting minutes
·         Summarize professional programme student issues, including records of semester, exams or unit as well as handling and/or registering students for special and supplementary exams

·         Summarize business incubator client’s records, including their status,  assessments and placements
·         Keeping records of donors and sponsors, as well as processing of donor returns
·         Office administration and report writing.


·         A business related degree or Diploma from a reputable Institution.
·         Good communication skills
·         Should be computer literate.
·         Should be conversant with communications using social media
·         Should have excellent report writing skills.
·         Good interpersonal skills.
·         Good personal attributes and etiquette.
·         Should be trustworthy.
·         Those with experience in sales will have added advantage.
How to Apply
Interested candidates who satisfy the requirements below should forward their applications accompanied by a detailed CV, email address, day time telephone contact, name and address of three referees. The applications should reach the undersigned not later than 12th august 2018.The Management University of Africa is an equal opportunity employer.
THE VICE – CHANCELLOR, The Management University of Africa, P. O. Box 29677 – 00100, NAIROBI, Email:

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