Fresher Administrative Assistant – Regulatory Office NGO Job Opportunities – Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP)

Title:             Administrative Assistant – Regulatory
Organization:  Makerere University Walter
Reed Project (MUWRP)
Duty Station:   Kampala, Uganda
Reports to:  Regulatory Officer
About US:
Makerere University Walter Reed Project (MUWRP) is a
non-profit biomedical research Organization, whose mission is to mitigate
disease threats through quality research, health care and disease surveillance.
MUWRP was established in 2002 by a Memorandum of Agreement between The Henry M.
Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, lnc. (HJF) and
Makerere University (Mak) to undertake medical research to test HIV vaccines.
Over the years, MUWRP’s portfolio has progressively expanded to include vaccine
research for Ebola and Marburg viruses, surveillance of influenza and
influenza- like viruses and other emerging infections in humans and animals;
also epidemiological, basic and implementation research in HIV treatment, care
and prevention programs in the Districts of Kayunga, Mukono, Buvuma and Buikwe.
Job Summary:  The Administrative Assistant – Regulatory
Office will provide administrative support to the Regulatory section in order
to work efficiently with limited staff.
Key Duties and Responsibilities:  
Compiling documents for submission to IRBs i.e.
photocopying the relevant number of copies.
Verifying the accuracy of the submission package
Scanning all documents submitted to and received
from ethical and regulatory bodies
Delivery of submission to the ethical and
regulatory bodies
Filling documents (under direct supervision of
the Regulatory Officer)
Retrieving correspondences from the different
regulatory bodies
Performing other relevant duties as requested/

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:
The successful applicant should preferably hold
a Bachelor’s Degrees in humanities (e.g. librarianship, secretarial studies,
social sciences etc).
At least one year’s office administration
experience in a busy office environment.
Experience in clinical research setting (or
related field) and human subjects
Proficient in computer applications such as
Microsoft office suite (word, excel)
Multi- tasking and time-management skills, with
ability to prioritise tasks.
Keen attention to detail.
High levels of confidentiality and integrity.
Fluency in verbal and written English.
Highly organized, detail-oriented and
Ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously.
Ability to work independently and in a team.
How to Apply:
Interested candidates should complete a MUWRP
Application  Form, Download
Fill and submit it together with their Application letter,
Photocopies of academic qualifications and Curriculum Vitae with 3 referees, as
one word/pdf document. The location should be clearly stated in the application
and sent to:
The Senior Human Resource Officer
Makerere University Walter Reed Project
Plot 42 Nakasero Road.
P.O. Box 16524 Kampala.
Or via email to: –
Deadline: 14th February 2020
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