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  • Posted: Apr 29, 2020
    Deadline: May 18, 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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    Senior Accountant

    No of Positions: 3

    JOB GROUP: KMR 5  

    Job Specifications

    The duties and responsibilities will entail:-

    • Examining payment vouchers and post in vote book/budget control records;
    • Processing imprests, advances and other disbursements and remit statutory deductions;
    • Making petty cash payments and maintain petty cashbook;
    • Providing safe custody of accounting records, documents and assets;
    • Maintaining imprest ledger and follow up on surrender of imprest
    • Undertaking bank deposits, dispatch of cheques and cash withdrawal ; and
    • Safe custody of Institute records and assets under his/her jurisdiction.

    Person Specifications

    For appointment to this grade, a candidate must:-

    • Have a minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;
    • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce (Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option), Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;
    • Be CPA (K) or its equivalent; 
    • Be a member of ICPAK and in good standing;
    • Supervisory course lasting not less two (2) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Have proficient in computer application skills:
    • Demonstrated work performance and results; and viii. Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

     Key Skills and Competencies

    • Planning skills; 
    • Ethical and integrity.
    • Analytical skills.
    • Communication and reporting skills.

    The following will be required during the interviews:

    Certificate of good conduct, Higher Education Loans Board compliance certificate, KRA Tax compliance certificate, Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

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    Assistant Principal Research Scientist

    No of Positions: 25

    JOB GROUP: KMR 4 

    Job Specifications  

    The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: -  

    • Providing day to day guidance in a specialized laboratory or given field of study;
    • Establishing a specific line of research including writing grant applications to maintain the specified research projects;  
    • Providing full supervisory responsibility for junior professional and technical staff attached to his/her research projects,  
    • Monitoring and directing the specified research projects,  
    • Guiding training and development of staff and students attached to his/her research projects;  
    • Making a significant contribution in devising and planning work and defining research priorities.
    • Person Specification  For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -  i At least eight (8) years relevant work experience;  
    • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Biomedical Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Sciences, Public Health, any relevant Social Science, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;  
    • Master’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Biomedical Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Sciences, Public Health, any relevant Social Science, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;  
    • Doctorate degree in any of the following disciplines: - Biomedical Sciences, Analytical Chemistry, Applied Sciences, Public Health, any relevant Social Science, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;  
    • Developed at least twelve (12) proposals, six (6) of which have been funded;  
    • Published at least six (6) articles in refereed journals with at least three (3) article as the first or lead author;  
    • Management Course lasting not less than four (4) weeks from a recognized institution;
    • Proficiency in computer application; and
    • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.  

    Key Skills and Competences

    • Strategic thinking;  
    • Proposal writing skills;  
    • Analytical skills;  
    • Creativity and Innovativeness;  
    • Critical thinking skills  
    • Research fundraising skills  
    • Communication and reporting skills  
    • Interpersonal and negotiation skills  
    • Team player  

    The following will be required during the interviews:

    Certificate of good conduct, Higher Education Loans Board compliance certificate, KRA Tax compliance certificate, Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

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    Research Scientist

    No of Positions: 37

    JOB GROUP: KMR  6 

    This is the entry and training grade for this cadre for graduate employees.  An officer at this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.
     
    Job Specifications

    • Assist in the implementation of research projects and/or supervising designated aspects of the work;
    • . Assist in carrying out fieldwork and laboratory experimental procedures;
    • Assisting in organization of the internal scientific seminars; 
    • Carry out experimental and/or developmental work under the supervision of a Senior
    • Research Scientist or Assistant Principal Research Scientist;
    • Assist in the interpretation and validation of results; 
    • Guiding visiting scientific students /students on attachment
    • Assisting in maintaining the scientific laboratory in good working condition; and viii. In consultation with Senior Technologist, ensuring that all chemicals, reagents and consumables are properly stored in the laboratory.

    Job Specifications

    • .Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines :- Biomedical Sciences,  Analytical Chemistry, Applied Sciences, Public Health, any relevant Social Science, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;
    • Proficiency in computer application;
    • Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.  

    Key Skills and Competences 

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

     
    The following will be required during the interviews:

    Certificate of good conduct, Higher Education Loans Board compliance certificate, KRA Tax compliance certificate, Credit Reference Bureau clearance certificate, Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission clearance.

    Method of Application

    Kindly attach your cv, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.  
     
    All the applications to be done through www.kemri.org on or before 18th May 2020 by 5.00 p.m.  
     

    Interested and qualified? Go to KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) on erecruitment.kemri.org to apply

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

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