Fresher NGO Jobs – Administrative Assistant at MRC/UVRI

Organisation: The Medical
Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute (MRC/UVRI)
Duty Station: Entebbe,
Uganda
Reports to: Clinical
Research Coordinator
About MRC/UVRI:
The Medical Research Council/ Uganda Virus Research Institute
(MRC/UVRI) Uganda Virus Research Unit on AIDS was established following a
request in 1988 from the Uganda Government to the British Government for
collaboration on the research of HIV (Human Immunodeficiency Virus) infection
and AIDS (Acquired Immunodeficiency). The Unit is a center of excellence in
HIV/AIDS related research. It conducts large-scale epidemiological and
intervention studies, clinical trials, virological and immunological research
and behavioural studies, and has generated a wealth of research results that
have been used to inform policy and practice, and that have led to a large
number of scientific publications in peer reviewed journals over time.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Ensure timely renewal of Annual Practicing
    Licenses and registration certificates of researchers
  • Ensure proper filing of study documents
    and receipts in properly labelled files
  • Obtain clearance for manuscripts from
    UNHRO
  • Render support with printing and
    assembling of documents for submission to the various regulatory bodies
  • Keep a record of documents coming and
    leaving the office
  • In charge of ensuring GCP of all personnel
    involved in research
  • Archiving of completed studies documents
  • Works closely with the CRC, ensure
    payments are made to the regulatory authorities in a timely manner.
  • Provide administrative support as advised
    by the Communications and Engagement officer
Qualifications, Skills and
Experience: 
  • The Administrative Assistant should
    preferably hold a good Bachelor’s degree in a related field
  • A minimum of two years’ experience
    performing administrative duties
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication
    skills
  • Organised, flexible and dependable
How to Apply:
All candidates should send their applications letters, copies of
academic qualifications and curriculum vitae including names, telephone
contacts and email addresses of two referees should be sent only via e mail to:
recruitment@mrcuganda.org. Please clearly indicate the Position Title in the
subject line of the email.
NB: Only shortlisted
candidates will be contacted for interviews
Deadline: 29th May,
2015

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