PATH Zambia
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Temporary Project Assistant / Receptionist

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Job Description

PATH is a global organization that works to accelerate health equity by bringing together public institutions, businesses, social enterprises, and investors to solve the world’s most pressing health challenges. With expertise in science, health, economics, technology, advocacy, and dozens of other specialties, PATH develops and scales solutions—including vaccines, drugs, devices, diagnostics, and innovative approaches to strengthening health systems worldwide.

PATH is a partner to the National Malaria Elimination Centre (NMEC) in the effort to control and eliminate malaria in Zambia. PATH is partnering with the NMEC to implement a Phase III large-scale trial of a promising new tool for malaria vector control, the attractive targeted sugar bait (ATSB). The trial is operating in Western Province in the districts of Kaoma, Nkeyema, and Luampa from 2021-2023. The trial is operating in 70 study clusters with activities including: household installation and monitoring of ATSBs, cohort study of children aged 1-14 years, household survey, mosquito collections for entomological monitoring, community engagement activities, and qualitative research.

PATH seeks a Temporary Project Assistant / Receptionist for the ATSB study. The contract duration for this role is 4 months. The Temporary Project Assistant will work closely with the Logistics Officer and Logistics Assistant to support office operations with a specific focus on supply, stock, and equipment management and general office support.

Responsibilities:

  • Perform receptionist duties including attending to visitors, receiving mail, tracking utility invoices.
  • Issuing supplies to staff and maintaining stock records.
  • Assist in counting and issuing project supplies to work streams.
  • Assist logistics officer to conduct supply inventory (manual count) on a routine basis.
  • Support work stream leads in the printing, scanning, and filing of study documents.
  • Assist with additional tasks related to office operations and logistics as needed.
  • Assist in some administrative functions such as photocopying, scanning, and other related duties.
  • Perform any other duties related to the above as assigned by Supervisor

Required Experience:

  • Certificate in a relevant field with proof of valid work experience.
  • Demonstrated experience supporting supply and/or equipment management.
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel required with demonstrated experience using Excel for tracking purposes.
  • Strong oral and written communication skills required.
  • Must be detail-oriented and highly organized.
  • Must have legal authorization to work in Zambia.

PATH is dedicated to building an inclusive workforce where diversity is valued.

PATH is an equal opportunity employer. Every qualified applicant will be considered for employment. PATH does not discriminate based on race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or orientation, genetic information, age, national origin, marital status, disability status, political ideology, military or protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by applicable federal, state, or local law.

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