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2 Records Management Assistants Jobs in Kenya

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya, Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 and currently under KEMRI Order 2021 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service delivery”.

KEMRI seeks to recruit a dynamic, innovative and experienced person to fill the following;


This is the entry and training grade for Diploma holders in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a Senior Officer.


 The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

  • Participating in Implementation of records management policies and procedures;
  • Providing support in security of files and information;
  • Providing support in handling of documents, pending correspondences and bring ups;
  • Participating in disposal schedules in accordance with relevant government laws and regulations;
  • Providing support in Classifying and indexing of records;
  • Providing support in mail management; and
  • Participating in maintaining, verifying and evaluating existing records management


For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

  • Diploma in Records Management, Information Management, Information Science, Library Science or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
  • Proficiency in computer applications; and
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Organizational skills;
  • Communication skills;
  • Interpersonal skills;
  • Integrity;
  • Team player;
  • Attention to detail;

How to Apply

Terms of Employment: Employment is for one (1) year contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

The following will be required during the interviews:- Certificate of good conduct, Higher Education Loans Board compliance certificate, KRA Tax compliance certificate, Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

Kindly attach your cv, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website recruitment – E-Recruitment Portal on or before 27th February 2022 latest 5.00 p.m.

Please visit the KEMRI web site for more details on the advertisement.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity. Persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

 Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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