Clinic Assistant/ Receptionists Needed at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI

Clinic Assistant/ Receptionists Needed at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI,

Clinic Assistant/ Receptionists Needed at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI

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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.

Clinic Assistant/ Receptionists


To ensure that the front office is functioning in an effective and efficient manner


  • Maintains cleanliness and order of the front office
  • Answers telephone and receives visitors and participants
  • Sorts and distributes incoming mail and deliveries
  • Delivers items to other departments.
  • Schedules and reschedules participants
  • Maintains visitors book and clinic diary
  • Maintains routine clerical records, logs and data and compiles routine reports
  • Maintains order and security at the front office by noting incoming and outgoing traffic.
  • Any other duties assigned by supervisor

Education and Professional training

  • Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education or its equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution.
  • Certificate in front office management.


  • Good customer service skills
  • Knowledge of office telephone etiquette
  • Team player
  • Highly organized
  • Working knowledge of IT skills


  • Three years’ experience in front office management

Method of Application

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.
  • A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: not later than 14th November 2022.