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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Organizing and supervising the implementation of all project field activities and performing related support duties
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 of project staff in collaboration with the study investigators
Drafting, editing and preparing correspondence, reports and other project related materials
Coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of 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
Support the submission of periodic reports of project status to the PI, regularly suggesting additional tests or modifications in current procedures
A bachelor’s degree in social science, public health, Community Health and development or related field from a recognized institution
Certificate in Good Clinical Practice
Proficiency in computer applications.
Good analytical skills and experience of using at least one statistical package
Planning and reporting skills
Fluency in both English and Swahili, written and spoken