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  • Posted: Apr 30, 2021
    Deadline: Apr 19, 2021
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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.
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    Field Officer Intern

    A KEMRI –CCR Clinical Trials Research Project based in Thika is currently conducting clinical trials and is looking for motivated individuals to fill in the following positions:

    Two positions -To be based in Thika

    Purpose

    The purpose of the internship is to be trained in recruitment and retention activities for a research clinic team.

    The field officer intern will be trained on the following responsibilities:-

    • Support the retention teamstaff meetings, and other events as needed.
    • Bring to the study teams’ att in activities aimed at maintaining high retention of study participants.
    • Conduct outreach activities in order to maintain high retention of study participants.
    • Participate in trainings, team/ention any problems, challenges, observed in study activities
    • Perform other duties as assigned or required.
    • Education and Professional Training
    • Diploma in counseling, social work, nursing or clinical medicine from a recognized Institution
    • Training in reproductive health sciences would be an added advantage

    Competencies

    • Basic counseling
    • Basic IT and social media skills

    Experience

    • Experience on health issues with communities
    • Basic knowledge of reproductive health
    • Prior work experience with young women

    Terms of Engagement:
    Appointment in the internship program will be for 6 months. This may be extended for another 6 months depending on performance.

    Please Note:

    i. A stipend will be provided.
    ii. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover

    Method of Application

    Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application together with their detailed CV to the recruitment officer through e-mail: [email protected] not later than 19th May, 2021

    KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS RECRUITMENT PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY. Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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