Opportunities & Vacancies

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In order to carry out its duties in research, training, and treatment in the area of tropical medicine, KCCR offers a number of jobs. You desire to join us? Below are all of our open positions right now.


The management of the Kumasi Centre for Collaborative Research into Tropical Medicine (KCCR) is currently looking for a highly motivated and competent Office Assistant for immediate employment.

Main Responsibilities/Activities

·       Receiving visitors in a service-oriented manner

·       Maintaining a helpful attitude to visitors, ensuring that the office creates a professional impression

·       Communicating efficiently with offices with which regular contact is maintained

·       Assists in organising and coordinating logistical aspects for planning, holding and documenting meetings, workshops, seminars and other events

·       Assists in making travel arrangements such as booking flights, hotel reservations, transport etc.

·       Organise and file document in line with KCCR’s filing rules

·       Photocopy and scan document as needed

·       Perform other duties and tasks at the request of Management



The Position holder should have the following: (E = Essential; D = Desirable)

  • Bachelor of Management Studies or B-Tech Secretaryship and Management Studies with at least two (2) years post professional experience (E)
  • Must be a team player and have good interpersonal working relationship (E)
  • Excellent written and spoken English (E)
  • Must be able to work under pressure (E)
  • The successful applicant should additionally be prepared to work for longer hours (E)
  • Experience in the use of Microsoft Office (E)


The contract will be for a period of two years (renewable)

Expected starting date: July 1st, 2024



Interested persons should send their applications addressed to The Head of Administration, KCCR, KNUST, Kumasi including their CV, a motivation letter, copy of last academic certificate and two reference letters and email them to: info@kccr.de copy to henrietta.addai@kccr.de


Closing date: 14th June, 2024, 17:00 GMT:


Kindly note that only shortlisted applicants will be contacted and invited for an interview. For further information on the position, please contact Ms. Henrietta Addai at henrietta.addai@kccr.de