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  • Posted: Jul 21, 2020
    Deadline: Aug 10, 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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    Administrative Officer

    Vacancy No: CGHR/144/07/20

    Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases.

    JOB GROUP KMR 6

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre for graduate Administrative Officers. An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a Senior Administrative Officer.

    • Ensuring assets are insured;
    • Managing office transport system;
    • Ensuring maintenance office equipment, facilities and assets;
    • Generating reports on operations, maintenance and utilization.

    Person Specifications

    • For appointment to this grade a candidate must have:
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Public Administration, Political Science, Sociology, Business Administration or its equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
    • Have proficiency in computer applications;
    • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

    Key Skills and Competencies

    • Planning skills
    • Communication and reporting skills
    • Interpersonal skills
    • Team player

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

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    Community Field Technologists

    Vacancy No: CGHR/147/07/20

    No of Positions: 2

    Reports to: Study Coordinator

    Position Summary:

    The Community Field Technologist will report directly to the Study Coordinator and will be responsible for collecting timely and accurate data in his or her assigned study site.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    The community interviewers’ responsibilities shall include and not be limited to the following:

    • Conduct community sensitization meetings
    • Assist with recruitment of participants to enroll in study
    • Collect timely data using ODK
    • Complete study forms accurately and completely
    • Perform quality control checks on study forms
    • Communicate with the Study Coordinator/designee on field issues
    • Assist in participant follow up and home verifications
    • Attend study meetings and report on progress of work
    • Be courteous, respectful, proactive, conscientious, punctual, honest and hardworking
    • Complete any other duties assigned or delegated by the supervisor.

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • Diploma in Community Development, Social Work, Community Health or any related field
    • Experience in using Computer applications

    SKILLS:

    • Experience in data collection using ODK
    • Spoken and written English, Swahili and Luo languages

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a three months’ contract and salary is based on KEMRI scales.

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    Community Interviewers

    No of Positions: 15

    Vacancy No: CGHR/146/07/20

    Reports to: Study Coordinator

    Position Summary:

    The community interviewer will report directly to the Study Coordinator and will be responsible for collecting timely and accurate data in his or her assigned site.

    Major Duties and Responsibilities

    • The community interviewers’ responsibilities shall include and not be limited to the following:
    • Consent study participants
    • Collect data as per study protocol using tablets
    • Assist with recruitment of participants to enroll in study
    • Complete study forms accurately and completely
    • Communicate with the Study Coordinator/designee on field issues
    • Attend study meetings and report on progress of work
    • Be courteous, respectful, proactive, conscientious, punctual, honest and hardworking
    • Complete any other related tasks assigned or delegated by the supervisor

    MINIMUM REQUIREMENTS

    • O-Level secondary education with a minimum grade of C-
    • Experience in using Computer applications

    Skills:

    • Ability to work with smart phones and tablets
    • Spoken and written English, Swahili and Luo languages

    TERMS OF EMPLOYMENT: This is a three months’ contract and salary is based on KEMRI scales.

    Method of Application

    Applications MUST include the following:

    1. Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
    2. Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
    3. Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
    4. Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
    5. KRA tax compliance certificate
    6. Certificate of Good Conduct

    Apply to Deputy Director, CGHR, P.O. Box 1578-40100, Kisumu no later than August 10, 2020.

    KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITTED 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 SELECTION 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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