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  • Posted: Feb 1, 2023
    Deadline: Feb 13, 2023
  • 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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    Senior Field Assistant –Safety & Efficacy (4 Positions)

    Vacancy No. CVDC/012/01/23

    Position summary

    The candidates will be expected to supervise field assistants support MDA activities, electronic data collection as well as participant enrolment and follow-up. The candidates will work under a multi-disciplinary team of scientists, a trial coordinator, clinicians, pharmacists and operations officers.

    Job Specification

    • Training of field assistants and field officers working on a casual labour basis;
    • Supervision of field assistants in their daily tasks;
    • Ensuring that all field assistants and field officers have the necessary materials, documentation and equipment needed for their work;
    • Oversee study field activities through daily visits of the study area;
    • Assist in community engagement activities whenever requested;
    • Be familiar with study requirements, schedule, documentation and quality assurance procedures;
    • Conduct information giving with the community on study aims, objectives, procedures, risks, benefits as well as respond to questions and concerns;
    • Oversee informed consent process is conducted following highest ethical standards; and
    • Report anomalies or technical issues to operations team in timely manner.

    Person Specification

    • Minimum of a Diploma in any biomedical Sciences.

    Key Skills and Competencies

    • Ability to use an electronic device;
    • Fluent in Kiswahili/English;
    • Team player with excellent interpersonal skills; Strong organizational skills, including attention to detail, multitasking skills and excellent time management skills;
    • Excellent time management skills;
    • Previous experience working with the community is an added advantage; and

    Desired Qualities

    • Experience working in clinical trials or other health related research;
    • Experience with a health research program is an added advantage;
    • Availability to work out of hours when required; and
    • Must be a Kwale resident and proficiency in a Mijikenda language.

    Method of Application

    Applications MUST include the following:

    • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
    • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
    • Contacts of three referees including telephone numbers and/or e-mail addresses
    • Copies of Certificates.
    • Contact telephone number

    Application letter should be addressed to 

    The Deputy Director, CGMR (C), 
    P. O. Box 428– 80108 Kilifi.

    Application deadline is February 13, 2023

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