AHEAD Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya
AHEAD Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya
The AHEAD study aims to investigate a modified assisted partner services (aPS) model to augment screening, diagnosis, linkage and retention to care for HIV and hypertensive patients in Kenya.
We are looking to hire several positions for our research team based in Nairobi.
We are committed to excellence in our research, and to working with HIV-infected and hypertensive patients with the utmost respect and care.
We require all team members to provide ethical and respectful services to all clients, and to maintain flexible hours in order to interface effectively with international partners.
The study coordinator will be responsible for overseeing all daily study operations in Nairobi, including supervising study personnel, maintaining up-to-date study protocols and approvals, and liaising with key stakeholders, both locally and internationally.
S/he will report to the study manager and Principle Investigator.
S/he must be self-directed, working with minimal supervision, and must be committed to providing services and care for study participants.Coordinate the development of the study protocol and tools
Training staff at study site
Ensure necessary local ethics review board approvals and renewals are obtained for the study
Managing study ethics and human subjects protection
Participate in database development and management
Coordinate all meetings required for the success of the study
Ensure that necessary supplies/materials are in stock for study implementation.
Serve as the liaison between the study team, the study Principal Investigators (PI’s), and collaborators.
Oversight of study implementation at study sites
Coordinate and participate in the data analysis and report writing activities
Preparation of study research reports
Be a Kenyan Registered Community Nurse,
Bachelor of Social Science in psychology is an added advantage
Registration with the Nursing council of Kenya
Prior experience as a research study coordination
Certification in Human Subjects Protection and Good Clinical Practice
Demonstrated ability to plan, lead, coordinate, and accomplish research activities
Strong analytic, organizational, written, and verbal communication skills
Ability to work in a team environment
Ability to maintain flexible work hours, including occasional nights and weekends, in order to interface with study clients and international partners
Desirable Qualities, Skills and Abilities:
Extensive experience with HIV testing and counseling (HTC), HIV research, antiretroviral therapy (ART) programs
Familiarity with smart phone technology for data collection, including ODK
Attention to detail and good work ethic
Ability to work with minimal supervision
Respectful, punctual, hardworking, conscientious
Responsive to multiple communication modalities with international team members
Ability to work effectively as a member of a collaborative team
Experience working with HIV-infected and hypertensive patients
How to Apply
Please note that the appointment is on a one-year contract term renewable on mutual agreement and availability of funds.
Interested individuals who meet the above qualifications should apply online to fill our online application form and then submit the following via email to firstname.lastname@example.org by 12th July, 2019.
All applications should be addressed to the Principal Investigator AHEAD Study.
Applications without the above mentioned qualifications or required testimonials will Not be considered.
For more information and job application details, see; AHEAD Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya
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