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  • Posted: Apr 15, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
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  • 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 Data Manager (Kisumu)

    Vacancy No: CGHR/194/04/21

    Duration: One (1) year with a possibility of extension

    Reporting to: Principal Investigator

    Job description

    The successful candidate will work with the Trial Manager and the Principal Investigators in organizing and overseeing data collection.The holder of this position shall be based at the KEMRI–CGHR field station in Kisian with occasional visits to the study field sites.

    Requirements:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Programming or any related field.
    • Masters degree in in Statistics, Applied Mathematics, Computer Programming or any related field.
    • Demonstrated experience in data management and analyst in a busy research setting, preferably in the health research environment
    • Proficient programming experience using programming software such as SAS/STATA/Python/R and domain specific languages like SQL
    • Demonstrated ability to manage large disparate data sets and experience with quantitative analysis
    • Familiarity with modern database systems and information technologies including cloud server management
    • Familiarity with EDCs such as REDCap, and ODK–based platforms such as ODK Survey, CommCare, SurvetCTO, etc.
    • An analytical mindset with excellent communication and problem–solving skills
    • Ability to translate complex problems clearly and in nontechnical terms
    • Communicate, expressing ideas clearly and concisely, in both written and oral formats
    • Ability and willingness to learn additional skills on the job

    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 a relevant grade, based on education levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales.

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    Clerk (Community Interviewer)

    No of Positions: 20

    Location: Alego Usonga and Rarieda sub counties

    Reports to: Study Coordinator

    Job Description

    The Community Interviewer will report directly to the study coordinator, will be responsible for consenting study participants, enrolling and following up cohort study participants, collecting timely and accurate data in his or her assigned clusters. S/he must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.

    Essential Requirements:

    • O–level Secondary Education with a minimum grade of C–(Minus)
    • Good English, Swahili and Dholuo, both spoken and written.
    • GCP certificate
    • Ability to ride a motorcycle.
    • Knowledge of office computer packages or ability to work with smart phones.
    • Ability to write brief reports and keep records.
    • MUST be a resident or willing to live and work in the study area.
    • Experience in working in a cohort study and household survey will be an advantage.
    • Experience in collection of blood samples also an added advantage.

    Terms of Employment:

    Contract as per KEMRI scheme of service. Probation period for the first 3 months.

    Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales

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    ICT Officer

    KMR/6  Vacancy No. FN–010–04–2021

    Reports to:Health Informatics Lead

    Duration:5 Months Contract

    Job Purpose

    To provide ICT technical support to Nairobi based staffs by troubleshooting, diagnosing and taking appropriate action to ensure staffs are seamlessly using ICT equipment and related services.

    Required Qualifications

    • BSC Computer Science /Information Technology /Business Information Technology
    • At least Two years proven experience as a driver on highways.

    Other Required Skills

    • Website development
    • Setting up tele–conferences

    Method of Application

    Use the emails(s) below to apply

     

    Applications MUST include the following:

    • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
    • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e–mail address
    • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e–mail addresses
    • Copies of Certificates and Transcripts
    • Contact telephone number

    Apply to Deputy Director, CGHR, PO Box 1578–40100, Kisumu not later than May 5, 2021. Submit your application including documents via Email address [email protected]

    KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; WOMEN AND DISABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS SELECTION PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY TO RELEVANT AUTHORITY

    Only short–listed candidates will be contacted

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

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