No Experience O’ Level Office Assistant Job Opportunities – Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Job Title:   Office assistant

Infectious Diseases Institute (IDI)

Duty Station:
Kampala, Uganda

Vacancy Code:

Reports to: Laboratory

About US:

The Infectious
Diseases Institute (IDI) is a Ugandan not-for-profit organization whose mission
is to strengthen health systems in Africa, with strong emphasis on infectious
diseases, through research and capacity development. IDI has six operational
areas through which it works to achieve its mission: Prevention, Care and
Treatment; Training, Research, Laboratory services (including the CAP-certified
IDI Core Lab & Translational Lab), Global Health Security and Health System

Job Summary:  The office assistant will be accountable for
the routine cleaning of the Translational research laboratory (TRL) at IDI,
transportation of samples and documents as required

Key Duties and Responsibilities: 

·       Clean the laboratory daily as required.

·       Receive and record samples in the laboratory
reception book.

·       Deliver results to respective clinics or
study teams as required.

·       Transport samples as required.

·       Carry out any other duties as assigned by the

Qualifications, Skills and Experience:

·       The ideal applicant must have  UCE/ O-level certificate

·       Fluent in oral and written English

·       Have basic computer skills

·       Follow all laboratory safety guidelines and
the use of personal protective equipment

·       Ability to maintain confidentiality of
patients, patient results and project operations

·       Ability to handle all equipment and supplies
with care and in a cost-effective manner

·       Ability to work in a team environment

·        Good
interpersonal skills

How to Apply:

All Candidates that
meet the above criteria and have what it takes to excel in these positions
should send their CVs, including details of email address, present position,
current remuneration, Certificate/testimonials and address of three (3)
Referees plus telephone contact to the stipulated email address . Email your
application and CV to

Key Notes:

·       IDI is an equal opportunity employer and does
not charge a recruitment fee or any other fees at any stage of the recruitment

·       Internal candidates who meet the required
specifications and have worked with IDI for a period of at least one year will
be given priority.

·       Make sure that your application letter, CV
and certificates are attached as one document.

·       Indicate the Vacancy Code as the subject line
of your email.

·       Please note that if you DO NOT indicate the
vacancy code as instructed above, your application will not be considered.

·       Any form of canvassing will lead to automatic

·       Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

The Senior Human
Resource Manager

Infectious Diseases
Institute — IDI Knowledge Centre, Makerere University Main Campus

College of Health
Sciences, Makerere University

P.O. Box 22418,
Kampala, Uganda

Deadline: 9th
August 2020

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