Administrative Assistant – MRC/UVRI

September 21, 2023

Job Title: Administrative Assistant

Organization: MRC/UVRI & LSHTM Uganda Research Unit

Job Location: Masaka


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Ensures timely allocation of facilities including transport for project use;
  • Tracks all project procurements for items and supplies, confirm receipt in liaison with the Procurement Officer;
  • Responsible for all project-related travels and works with concerned individuals to ensure timely arrangements for bookings and facilitation;
  • Ensures all project assets are tagged and securely kept and reconciles list annually together with Field Station Administrator;
  • Ensures all project expenses meet available financial and accounting procedures and accounts for all project expenses in a timely manner;
  • Ensures a healthy communication between the section and the station administration for all requests and suggestions;
  • Helps with the planning and preparation for all project training initiatives;
  • Represent the project in the station Management meetings;
  • Responsible for Project staff welfare in consultation with the Project leader;
  • Conducts staff orientation for new staff on the project in liaison with the Field Station Administrator;
  • Handling filing of Case report forms and documents;
  • Coordinate project staff leave issues;


Minimum Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, organizational and secretarial studies or a related field;
  • At least 2 years experience in a similar role;
  • Should possess experience in a medical or scientific research setting under similar roles added advantage;
  • Experience working in a clinical research setting;
  • Experience in data capturing;
  • Experience in administrative work;
  • Should possess knowledge of the essential documents;
  • Report writing/presentation;
  • Computer skills;


How To Apply:

Interested applicants should submit their applications online via the link below:

Apply Here!


Deadline:  before the 30th of September 2023

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