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  • Posted: Jan 16, 2023
    Deadline: Jan 27, 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 Research Administrator

    Vacancy No. CGHR/335/01/23


    • Masters Degree in Public Health, or related scientific field from a recognized institution
    • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice and Human Subjects Protection
    • Proficiency in analytical methods and in using at least one statistical package

    Skills, knowledge and abilities:

    • Hard working, diligent and ready to work in a multidisciplinary environment
    • Be flexible to work within the existing structures.
    • General knowledge on maternal health and child development
    • Good interpersonal communication skills
    • Planning and reporting skills
    • Experience in clinical care of patients an added advantage
    • Experience managing multi-site longitudinal studies

    Duties and Responsibilities.

    • Organizing and supervising the implementation of all project field research activities and performing necessary support duties
    • Serving as a principal source of information of 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

    Method of Application

    Applications should include the following: 

    • Letter of application (Include vacancy no.)
    • A current CV with names of at least 2 referees
    • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice and/or Human Subjects Protection
    • Copies of academic and professional certificates

    If you believe you meet the stated requirements please apply to 

    The Deputy Director, 
    CGHR, P.O Box
    1578-40100, Kisumu 

    send by not later than January 27, 2023. The subject in the vacancy header should be the vacancy number

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