Administration / HR Officer Job in Kenya – Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation

University of Maryland
 
School of Medicine
 
Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) is an affiliate of University of Maryland, Baltimore (UMB). 
UMB
has a Global Health Program which is delivered through the Maryland
Global Initiatives Corporation (MGIC) and housed by various institutes
among them the Institute of Human Virology (IHV). 
Since
2004, IHV has partnered with the governments of Kenya, Guyana, Haiti,
Nigeria, Rwanda, Tanzania, Uganda and Zambia to address each country’s
growing HIV and AIDS epidemics. 

 
The
Institute has led efforts to build National Health Systems in each
country via strategic international, national, and local collaborations
through the design and implementation of unique education, training, and
treatment programs addressing each country’s complex HIV/AIDS
epidemics. 
In Kenya, UMB through the Institute of Human
Virology started operations in 2004 under the AIDS Relief Project
consortium funded by Presidential Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief
(PEPFAR) through HRSA/CDC. This was the beginning of UMB’s work in Kenya
which has seen implementation of 11 grants to-date.

MGIC
seeks candidates for multiple positions for an anticipated $22,000, 000
health service delivery program that will support implementation and
expansion of comprehensive HIV prevention, Care & Treatment
programs; establish systems for quality assurance and improvement; and
support strengthening of county and sub county systems for sustainable
HIV service delivery.
 
“These positions are subject to project award and funding”
 
“All these positions will be based in the western region”
 
Administration / HR Officer
 
The position of HR and Administration is responsible for providing quality and efficient HR and Admin support to MGIC team based in Nairobi:
 
Duties & Responsibilities
  • Supervision of office services – telephone, cleaning, messengers and registry
  • Allocation of office space, furniture and equipment and keep records thereof.
  • Managing stationery stock levels, raising purchase requisition for office supplies.
  • Reporting and following up on office/furniture repairs.
  • Ensure proper asset management; maintain proper and updated asset register with clear asset identification tags.
  • Oversee the daily running and maintenance of office space.
  • Manage booking of conference and meeting rooms and ensure the rooms are ready before scheduled use.
  • Receive and forward all utility bills to finance for payment.
  • Carry out HR administrative tasks such as timesheet and leave management.
  • Assist in the recruitment process.
  • Facilitate new hire induction programme. 
  • Process, verify, and maintain documentation relating to personnel activities.
Qualifications
  • University degree in Human Resource Management or Business Administration or related field experience in similar position.
  • Over 2 years’ work experience in a similar position.
  • A good understanding of HR operations.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office packages, report writing and presentation skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Ability to work under pressure
How to Apply
 
If
you meet the above mentioned qualifications, you are requested to send
your cover letter and CV to hr@mgickenya.org by January 17, 2016. 
Candidates are requested to indicate the title of the position being applied on the subject line of the email. 
Only shortlisted candidate will be contacted.

Maryland Global Initiatives Corporation is an equal opportunity employer.

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