Administrative Officer Job in Kenya – KEMRI

Kenya Medical Research Institute is a government agency
established by an act of parliament and woks in collaboration with US Centers
for Disease Control and Prevention, Liverpool School of Tropical Medicine and
other partners in human health research. The Institute has an opportunity in
the following


POSITION: Administrative Officer KMR 6 (1 position)

Reports to: Head of Accounts, CGHR



  • Bachelor’s Degree in Commerce, Business
    Administration or equivalent qualification from a recognized

    institution with specialization in Finance or Accounts.

  • Minimum 4 years’ experience in finance,
    accounting and administration.

  • Knowledge of administrative, budgetary,
    financial and human resources policies and procedures.

  • High level of proficiency in computer

  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of
    the Constitution.

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Strong communication and reporting skills

  • Good interpersonal, decision making and
    analytical skills.

  • Strong organizational, office and time
    management skills

  • Ability to multi-task and take initiatives
    with minimal supervision.

  • Ability to manage complex assignments, plan
    and monitor budget expenditures

Major Duties and Responsibilities

  • Work with various sections on activities
    related to COAg budgets for new funding, preparation and

    submissions of budgets, progress reports and forecasting future resource

  • Track COAg expenditure and prepare and submit
    reports to management, partners and donors

  • Manage COAg office and maintenance expenses,
    track and highlight concerns

  • Liaise with Human Resource on personnel costs.

  • Any other related duties as may be assigned
    from time to time by the immediate supervisor

How To Apply

Applications MUST include the

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy

  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with
    Telephone number and e-mail address

  • Three letters of reference with contact
    telephone numbers

  • Copies of Certificates, or Transcripts

  • Certificate of good conduct

  • KRA Certificate of Tax compliance

  • Clearance Certificate from HELB

  • Credit Reference Bureau Certificate

Terms of Employment: Employment is on a
one year renewable contract with probation for the first 3 months. Compensation
is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on education levels, relevant
experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI
scales plus

supplemental amounts.

Interested candidates who meet the
above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through

[email protected]

Applications are due no later than: May 7, 2020
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