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  • Posted: Aug 5, 2022
    Deadline: Not specified
  • 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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    Research Administrator - Kisumu

    Key Responsibilities:

    • Organizing and supervising the implementation of all field activities
    • Serving as a link between field work and the investigative team, managing information on study status and deliverables
    • Developing and designing local training and capacity building in collaboration with the study investigators
    • Drafting, editing and preparing correspondences, reports and other project related materials
    • Under minimal direction, coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of complex tasks determined by the field and scope of the study
    • Working as part of a team in contributing to the analysis of results under the direction of the project PI and data team, collating, managing data during data collection periods (monthly) and providing quality assurance/quality control
    • Coordinating and carrying out designated research tasks and projects, making use of selected methodology and materials, desk research, statistical analysis, or other investigative techniques

    Support the submission of periodic reports of project status to the PI, regularly suggesting additional tests or modifications in current procedures

    Vacancy Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences Public Health, Community Health, Education or any other Social Studies from a recognized institution    
    • At least 2 years working experience in a large research project or academic organization as an administrator/coordinator.    
    • Experience in conducting trainings and working closely with Ministry of Health    
    • Experience in quantitative and qualitative data management and analysis    
    • Good command of English and Kiswahili, both spoken and written    
    • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively    
    • Ability to transcribe FGD discussions    
    • High level of attention to detail in data management    
    • Strong interpersonal communication skills

    Closing Date: 08/25/2022

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