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  • Posted: Mar 7, 2020
    Deadline: Mar 26, 2020
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    The KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is based within the KEMRI Centre for Geographic Medical Research - (Coast). Our core activities are funded by the Wellcome Trust. We conduct integrated epidemiological, social, laboratory and clinical research in parallel, with results feeding into local and international health policy. Our research platfor...
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    Internship Area: Laboratory Project: TB

     Vacancy No: CGHR/134/03/20
     
    The Kenya Medical Research Institute is committed to providing the youth with opportunities to acquire, sharpen their knowledge and gain technical/practical skills to complement their studies in order to enhance their employability in line with the Kenya Vision 2030. The KEMRI internship program (KIP) seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to working in the research industry.  After the planned one year (Non-renewable) internship program, the candidates will have gained practical workplace experience to enable them to have a competitive edge in their job search.   KEMRI-CGHR Kisumu is seeking to recruit an intern in the below mentioned field; -  

    nternship Area:

    1. Laboratory  
    2. Project: TB

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution in any of the following disciplines: Medical Laboratory Science, Medical Biotechnology and Medical Microbiology from a recognized institution.
    • Be below 30 years
    • Proficiency in use of Microsoft Excel  Terms of Engagement:  

     
    Appointment in the Internship program will be for a period of one year. The successful candidate (s) will be paid a monthly stipend without any other benefits.  Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover for the period of internship  
     
    Applications should include the following: 

    • Letter of Application indicating the field of study 
    • Current Resume or CV with names and contact information (telephone and e-mail address)
    • Copies of Certificates and transcripts. 

     Applications are due no later than: March 26, 2020.
     
    Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their application

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    Data Analyst

    Vacancy No: CGHR/133/02/20

    Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, Henry Jackson Foundation MRI and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. Due to its continued growth, the program has a vacancy in the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) Program.   

    REPORTS TO: Senior Data Manager  
     
    Job Summary:  The data analyst’s position requires the incumbent to perform various data management, processing and analysis functions for the CHAMPS program in an accurate and timely fashion.    
    Essential qualifications 

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Statistics, Mathematics or related field from a recognized university  
    • Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a busy data processing, management and analysis field.
    • Excellent knowledge and working experience of at least one statistical package for data manipulation and analysis (STATA, SPSS, SAS), database software (SQL server, MySQL, MS Access).  
    • Experience in cleaning data and performing quality assurance procedures  

    Desirable qualities  

    • Strong self-motivation and ability to work in a team, with good communication and interpersonal skills. 
    • Ability and willingness to quickly learn additional development skills and strategies on the job and be able to apply these.  
    • Experience working with electronic data collection systems in clinical settings 
    • Ability to meet strict deadlines   

     Specific duties and responsibilities  

    • Keep track of data entry timelines 
    • Provide technical support to all staff in terms of data access, manipulation, analysis etc  
    • Participate in design of data collection and capture tools as required.  
    • Liaising with partners and vendors in database changes or new developments.   
    • Provide period data metrics for all studies. 
    • Collate, query and clean data coming in from the field sites 
    • Training staff on appropriate data entry techniques 
    • Generate clean de-identified data files for export to external partners as required
    • Address and document routine problems arising in the course of data processing.  
    • Any other related duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.   

    Terms of Employment: One (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months.

    Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within the relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency.  

    Applications MUST include the following: 

    • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) 
    • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address  
    • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers  
    • Copies of Certificates, or Transcripts  
    • Must have Certificate of good conduct   
    • Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance  
    • Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB  
    • Must have credit reference Bureau Certificate

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    Monitoring and Evaluation (M&E) Officer

    Vacancy No: CGHR/132/02/20

    Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, Henry Jackson Foundation MRI and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. Due to its continued growth, the program has a vacancy in the Child Health and Mortality Prevention Surveillance (CHAMPS) Program.   
     
    REPORTING TO:  Snr. Data Manager LOCATION:  Kisumu
     
    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Community Health, Public Health, Project Management, Social Sciences, Epidemiology or related field
    • M& E specific training
    • Knowledge and experience in working with statistical software e.g. STATA/SAS/SPSS/R
    • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in M&E and/or program management

    DESIRABLE QUALITIES:
     
    1. Experience with Monitoring & Evaluation systems in the health and research contexts 2. Excellent report writing and communication skills 3. Knowledge of electronic data collection platforms 4. Ability to work independently in a fast-paced environment and meet strict deadlines  5. Excellent critical thinking skills  6. Ability to work with various data visualization tools 7. Ability to work well with others in a team
     
    POSITION SUMMARY:  
     
    The Monitoring & Evaluation Officer will be responsible to design and oversee all monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities, including ensuring full compliance with CHAMPS and Ministry of Health requirements, assisting coordinating team in defining outcome indicators and assessments that ensure proper evaluation. The office will ensure M&E component is well integrated within critical activities and monitored on a regular basis to ensure project impact. S/he will be required to work with all protocols affiliated to CHAMPS.
     

    DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Develop a robust monitoring and evaluation plan for CHAMPS.
    • Monitor development and implementation of CHAMPS activities included in annual work plan with particular focus on results, impacts and lesson learning. 
    • Promote results-based approach to M&E, emphasizing on results and impacts.
    • Monitor implementation of CHAMPS data-to-action points and report on impact.
    • Follow up on monthly reports from staff on program progress against work plan and provide feedback highlighting areas of concern and progress and ensure their timely submission. 
    • Facilitate, design and implement M& E tools.
    • Undertake and facilitate the implementation of M&E plan, regularly revising and updating performance questions, indicators, methods and formats. 
    • Identify problems with the M&E system and modify the system, as necessary. 
    • Ensure that staff are receiving adequate support to be able to implement their M&E functions. 
    • Create a knowledge management strategy and framework.
    • Organize and provide refresher training in M&E for staff. 
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by the supervisor.  

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: Contract for one (1) year renewable as per KEMRI schemes of service. Probation period for the first 3 months. Salary negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.  

    Applications MUST include the following: 

    • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) 
    • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address  
    • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers  
    • Copies of Certificates, or Transcripts  
    • Must have Certificate of good conduct   
    • Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance  
    • Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB  
    • Must have credit reference Bureau Certificate

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    Clinical Officer

    Vacancy No: CGHR/131/02/20

    Program description: Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and other organizations and donors. It involves conducting research and programmatic support for activities related to Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. Due to its continued growth, the program seeks to fill the position of a Clinical Officer within Antenatal Research Collaborative (ARC) study.
     
    Kenya Reports to:    STUDY COORDINATOR
     
    Essential Requirements: 

    • Diploma in Clinical Medicine from a recognized Institution
    • Minimum of 3-year clinical experience, post internship in a busy clinical research environment
    • Be registered with Clinical Officers Council and in possession of a valid practicing license.
    • Experience with collection of high dimensional longitudinal data
    • Good interpersonal communication skills
    • Ability to work with minimal supervision and have a high standard for research ethics
    • Fluency in both English and Swahili, written and spoken. 
    • Strong leadership and excellent organizational skills 
    • Be interested and willing to work in a mortality and antenatal research study

    Desired Knowledge/Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to withstand postmortem procedures
    • Computer literacy, record keeping skills and meticulous attention to detail
    • Ability to communicate with tact, diplomacy to bereaved family members
    • Ability to work in a complex multidisciplinary group, especially in MOH set-up  Be a team player

    SPECIFIC DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES: '

    • Collection of high dimensional longitudinal clinical data
    • Making brief summary of the clinical cause of illness of the enrolled cases
    • Conducting detailed clinical data abstraction from the medical records of enrolled cases to a web based system or other databases.
    • Diagnose danger signs of pregnancy and make appropriate referral
    • Present clinical data to consultants
    • Deliver study determined causes of death to the family members of enrolled cases.
    • Support the process of study sensitization/feedback to the communities, health facilities, MOH leadership and other partners
    • Assess pregnancy, childbirth and healthcare-related factors that may affect outcomes for mothers or their babies
    • Provide basic triage to study participants 
    • Enroll and follow-up study participants 
    • Participate in antenatal, perinatal and post-natal care of study participants 
    • Maintain strict confidentiality and participants’ privacy
    • Maintain adequate quantities of required clinic supplies
    • Ensure high quality accurate data collection and recording of confidential clinical data
    • Develop and reviews study Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs) 
    • Any other duties as may be assigned from time to time by immediate supervisor  

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: 

    Employment is a one (1) year renewable contract with probation period for the first 3 months.

    Salary is negotiable within the appropriate KEMRI salary scale depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.  
     
    Applications MUST include the following:

    1. Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
    2. Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
    3. Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
    4. Copies of Certificates and Transcripts

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    Nursing Officer I

    Vacancy No: CGHR/130/02/20 Program description: This program is a Collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, and other partners and donors. It involves conducting research and programmatic support for activities related to Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. Due to its continued growth, the program seeks to fill the position of a Nursing Officer within Antenatal Research Collaborative (ARC) study.
     
    Reporting to: Study Coordinator
     
    Job purpose:  The incumbent will be responsible for providing nursing care to study participants, conducting antenatal, perinatal and post-natal care to mother and follow up for mother and baby pair.  He/she will participate in taking histories, vital signs, physical examination, anthropometrics, assist in conducting deliveries and management of patients. Coordinate referral of pregnant women, enrolment and follow-ups.  
     
    Essential Requirements: 

    • Diploma in nursing from a recognized institution. 
    • Registration with the Nursing Council of Kenya and in possession of a valid practicing License 
    • Excellent written/oral communication, interpersonal and organization skills 
    • Fluency in both written and spoken English and Swahili
    • Experience with collection of high dimensional longitudinal data

    Desired Knowledge/Skills & Abilities

    • Ability to withstand postmortem procedures
    • Computer, organizational, record keeping and counselling skills
    • Ability to communicate with tact and diplomacy to bereaved family members
    • Ability to work in a complex multidisciplinary group, especially in MOH set-up
    • Be a team player

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • Provide basic triage to study participants 
    • Enrolment and follow-up of study participants 
    • Collection of high dimensional longitudinal clinical data
    • Participate in antenatal, perinatal and post-natal care of study participants
    • Diagnose danger signs of pregnancy and make appropriate referral 
    • Assist in conducting pre and post-test counselling to study participants
    • Maintain strict confidentiality and participants’ privacy
    • Maintains adequate quantity of required clinic supplies  
    • Develop and reviews study SOPs 
    • Any other duties as assigned from time to time by immediate supervisor  

    Terms of Employment:

    Employment is a one (1) year renewable contract with probation period for the first 3 months.

    Salary is negotiable within the appropriate KEMRI salary scale depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

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    Administration (Internship)

    Vacancy No: CGHR/129/02/20
     
    The Kenya Medical Research Institute is committed to providing the youth with opportunities to acquire, sharpen their knowledge and gain technical/practical skills to complement their studies in order to enhance their employability in line with the Kenya Vision 2030. The KEMRI internship program (KIP) seeks to develop a pool of young talent adequately exposed to working in the research industry.  After the planned one year (Non-renewable) internship program, the candidates will have gained practical workplace experience to enable them to have a competitive edge in their job search.   KEMRI-CGHR Kisumu is seeking to recruit an intern in the below mentioned field; -  

    Internship Area:

    Administration

    Project: DGHP

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree from a recognized institution in any of the following disciplines: Business Management/Commerce or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution.

    Below thirty (30) years old 

    Terms of Engagement: 

    Appointment in the Internship program will be for a period of one year. The successful candidate (s) will be paid a monthly stipend without any other benefits. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover for the period of internship  
     
    Applications should include the following: 

    • Letter of Application indicating vacancy number 
    • Current Resume or CV with names and contact information (telephone and e-mail address) 
    • Copies of Certificates and transcripts. 

    Method of Application

     Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send in their applications to: The Deputy Director, KEMRI-CGHR, P. O. Box 1578- 40100, Kisumu  
     
    Applications are due no later than: March 26, 2020.
     
    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 short listed candidates will be contacted

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