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Secretariat Staff (CUBRe Sec)

Posted by: Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe)

Posted date: Sep-15-2017

Location: Ota, Ogun State Nigeria


Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe) has an opening for the job of a full-time Secretariat Staff (CUBRe Sec.). This role is expected to work with the Principal Investigator (PI)/Program Director (PD) to manage CUBRe projects including the newly NIH funded West African Sustainable Leadership and Innovation Training in Bioinformatics Research (WASLITBRe). The Secretariat Staff will be responsible to the CUBRe PI/PD. The position is planned for Five years in the first instance, but this staff will be evaluated every six (6) months. 

Key Duties: 

Scheduling and taking minutes in meetings related to CUBRe. 

Provide real-time administrative support in the day to day operation of CUBRe. 

Providing support on projects. 

Organising and running events and projects related to CUBRe. 

Documentation and presentation of CUBRe projects and activities. 

Managing information flow within CUBRe. 

Manage project budgets 


A first class or second-class upper Bachelor of Science degree from Bioinformatics, Computer Science, Chemistry and Biochemistry or other related Biological science degree course. 

A degree in non-science field can be considered if the applicant can demonstrate sufficiently ability to follow science related activities. 

A minimum of 2 years experience in this role in a recognised organisation, will be an added advantage. 

Experienced and Knowledge may include: 

Used Microsoft application or other software applications 

Experienced in working in a research environment 

Experienced in grant applications 

Experienced in managing and documenting the day-to-day operations in an organisation 

Experienced in organising and running an event 

Experienced in presentations of a project 

Soft Skills include: 

Good team player and communicator. 

Good with the use of Microsoft applications and other related software 

Good written and verbal communication skills. 

Able to multi-task and work well in a fast-paced environment. 

Able to work independently without direct supervision. 

Primary Location 

Covenant University, Ota, Ogun state 


Covenant University Bioinformatics Research (CUBRe) 




Max. $18,000 PA (as may be needed, NIH conversion rate to Naira will applied!) 

How to Apply 

Send CV and motivation letter to ezekiel.adebiyi(at)covenantuniversity.edu.ng, itunu.isewon(at)covenantuniversity.edu.ng and copy access.adaokafor(at)gmail.com and cynthiaadjes(at)gmail.com with email subject matter, in the format: Application for CUBRe Secretariat Staff + FIRST NAME_LAST NAME. 

Closing date for applications: 30th September, 2017 

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Job Title Secretariat Staff (CUBRe Sec)
Post Details
Email cynthiaadjes(at)gmail.com
Employer's Website http://
Job Discipline Job Discipline -> Bioinformatics
Job Classification Job Classification -> Other
Job Type Job Type -> Full-time
Location Ota, Ogun State Nigeria
Key Words CUBRe, NIH, WASTLIBRe, BSc, Science, Chemistry, Biology, grant, Chemistry, Biochemistry, Computer Science, non-Science, Bachelor of Science, National Institute of Health
Start Date 2017
Salary $ 18,000 PA
Deadline Sep-30-2017