Job Title: Graduate Trainee – Administrative Assistant

Organization: ACE (African Center of Excellence for Bioinformatics and Data Intensive Sciences)

Location: Kampala, Uganda

Application Deadline: 7th April 2024

About ACE:

The African Center of Excellence for Bioinformatics and Data Intensive Sciences (ACE) is offering a fantastic opportunity for a recent graduate to join as an administrative assistant. This position serves as a perfect entry point into the world of science administration, providing a platform for career growth and development.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Coordinating activities for MSC/PhD Bioinformatics students in collaboration with Makerere University College of Health Sciences, Immunology, and Molecular Biology department.
  • Assisting the administrative officer in organizing meetings and events at ACE.
  • Collaborating on the preparation of ACE project presentations, newsletters, and one-pagers.
  • Managing and updating ACE social media platforms (Facebook, YouTube, Instagram, Twitter) and website.
  • Writing accurate and detailed meeting minutes.
  • Providing general administrative support to the team.
  • Supporting and coordinating grant writing teams.
  • Any other duties assigned by the Center Director and Deputy Director.

Person Specification:

  • Recent graduate between 2023 and 2024.
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written, for effective interaction with ACE collaborators, employees, interns, and stakeholders.
  • Proficient in using technology including MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, Excel), social media platforms, Artificial Intelligence assistants, and collaborative platforms.
  • Demonstrates personal initiative and the ability to work both independently and in a team.
  • Willingness to learn and grow professionally.
  • Good planning and organizational skills.

How to Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should apply online via the ACE Job Portal. Be sure to submit your application before the deadline on 7th April 2024.

Join ACE and Make a Difference!

At ACE, you will have the opportunity to contribute to cutting-edge research, support student activities, and engage in impactful projects in bioinformatics and data-intensive sciences. This is your chance to kickstart your career in science administration and be part of a dynamic and innovative team.

ACE – African Center of Excellence for Bioinformatics and Data Intensive Sciences
Industry: Health
Location: Kampala, Uganda



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