2 Office Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Office Assistant

Vacancy No. CRDR/012/09/23

Project description
Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research would like to fill the following vacancy in the Clinical Trials Studies to be conducted at the KEMRI-Mtwapa Clinical Research Site in Kilifi County.

Position: Office Assistant (2 positions)
Job Grade: KMR 12
Location: KEMRI field station Mtwapa
Reporting To: Administrative Assistant

Duties and Responsibilities:

  •  Cleaning of offices and compound;
  •  Recording and dispatching letters, files and documents;
  •  Planting, weeding and pruning/mowing gardens;
  •  Collecting, assembling and disposing waste.

Person specification:
For appointment to this grade the candidate must have:

  •  Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education Mean Grade D or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  •  Proficiency in computer application; and

Skills and Abilities:

  •  Organizational skills;
  •  Public Relations skills
  •  Communication skills in both English and Kiswahili
  •  Interpersonal skills

Terms of Employment

  • One (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is as per the stated KEMRI scale.

Applications should include the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • Telephone number

How to Apply

Interested and qualified candidates are encouraged to Apply to Deputy Director, CRDR, P.O. Box 47855-0100, Nairobi, not later than October 12, 2023. All applications must be submitted through KEMRI CRDR Email Address crdrkemri@kemri.go.ke