Admin Assistant (Logistics) at RCTP

On Sunday, July 14th, 2013

Vacancy No. FN-066-07-2013

Program Description: Research Care and Training Program (RCTP) is collaboration between the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), University of California, San Francisco (UCSF) and University of Washington (UW). 
RCTP leads the Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) program, a comprehensive HIV Prevention, Care and Treatment program working in 100 clinics in Nyanza Province, Kenya.
RCTP is seeking motivated, proactive individuals to fill the following positions in the Sustainable East African Research on Community Health (SEARCH) Study. 
SEARCH is a five-year cluster randomized trial to test whether universal ART can improve health, Educational, and economic outcomes. 
We are going to be conducting a household census in 12 communities and annual multi-disease diagnostic health campaigns. 
We will also be supporting ART delivery through FACES clinics.
Position: Admin Assistant (Logistics) 
1 Position
Duty Station: Suba/Mbita with frequent visits to Rongo and Uriri
Reports to: Administration Coordinator
Duties and responsibilities
  • Coordinate and allocate duties to drivers and riders.
  • Ensure all supplies are in place before and after each health campaign
  • Management of vehicle, Motor cycle and Motor Boats inventory and related accessories.
  • Ensure Vehicles, Motor Boats and Motor cycles are maintained and kept in good working conditions and are clean.
  • Assesses and organizes logistics in terms of transport requirements, receipt, handling, storage and distribution of office and health campaign supplies
  • Supervises and coordinates the work of locally recruited staff
Education and Qualifications
  • Possess a Diploma in logistics, business administration or related business study
  • O-Level School Certificate.
  • At least a Certificate in either Business Administration, project management or purchasing and procurement
  • At least one year’s experience in a busy, preferably research setting
  • Proficiency in MS Office software

Skills and Specifications
  • Thorough method of working with ability to work under pressure to pursue multiple tasks simultaneously to successful conclusions;
  • Ability to live and work in a fairly isolated area and in conditions of limited comfort;
  • Excellent written and spoken English essential
  • Good management skills.
  • Good communication skills.
  • Good Interpersonal relations.
  • Capable of working for long hours and sometimes at odd situations.
  • Working Knowledge of Ms Office package.
  • Capable of working for long hours and sometimes at odd situations.
Applications must include the following:
  • Cover letter stating
    current position of employment with responsibilities (if applicable),
    current salary and date of availability to begin work on the project
  • A current CV with names and telephone contacts for at least 2 referees
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and copy of the latest pay slip
  • At least two recommendation letters, preferably from previous employers
All applications must be sent to the address below by 26th July 2013:
Human Resources Manager
P. O Box 614-40100
Please write the Position and Vacancy Number indicated in the advert on the envelope. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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  1. Vincent Mwangemi Chirume says:

    I am a Kenyan aged 30 years from Kilifi County. I here by submit my application for consideration regarding the above mentioned post in your organization.

    Currently i work at Corrugated sheets company as an assistant stores supervisor, I have a vast knowledge in store-keeping, stores management, inventory control, warehousing, procurement and computer skills acquired at Mombasa Technical Training Institute where I did a diploma in purchasing and supplies management.

    I got hand on experience of more than 4 years from various companies and enterprises in supply chain management. Given a chance i can efficiently perform.
    The attached is my CV giving details of my qualifications, experiences and contacts for reference. Your consideration will highly be appreciated and I am looking forward to hear from you soon. Thanks in advance.

    Yours faithfully,
    Vincent Mwangemi.
    Tel: 0723235033
    Email: [email protected]

    • Evans ogonda odana says:

      I am a kenyan aged 47 years of age from Vihiga county ,western kenya.In view of the advertised job of Administration assistant(Logistics) at RCTP,I wish to tender
      my application for the same.
      I am currently working in diaspora for Dyncorp International in afganistan.The company is contracted by united states of America Army.I am working in a logistics Department as a cargo document specialist for the last four years up to date and that i am the Crew Leader.
      My experience Includes Cargo Receiving,Verification,
      sorting,processing and shipping a mong other assignments.
      I am a holder of kenya advanced certificate of Education
      KACE And A diploma in Business Administration coupled with long experience of working in different organisations as per attached CV.
      I am optimistic that you will get in tourch.
      Thanks and Regards.
      Yours Faithfully,
      Evans o. odana.

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