Amref Health Africa Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Amref Health Africa Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Main purpose of the job

  • Maintain daily oversight of study implementation and coordinate study related activities to ensure they are performed in accordance with the donor requirements.

  • **Recruitment is contingent upon successful award of the project.

    Duties and responsibilities:

    • Develop study materials and tools necessary to appropriately train individuals involved in the study implementation.

    • Ensure all key personnel or persons engaged in the study have met essential training

    • Supervise and coordinate research assistants to meet the study expectations in a timely manner while maintaining the expected quality standards

    • Plan and coordinate the initiation of the study protocol, and the establishment of operating policies and procedures.

    • Facilitate monitoring and auditing visits, respond to any audit findings and implement approved recommendations.

    • Ensure data is collected as required by the protocol.

    • Maintain study timelines.

    • Maintain an adequate inventory of study supplies.

    • Complete study documentation and maintain study files according to laid down procedures

    • Retain all study records in accordance with sponsor requirements and project policies and

    • Maintain effective and ongoing communication with the sponsor and the PI during the course of the study.

    • Collaborate with the PI to prepare and review the budget justification.

    • Collaborate with the PI in submission of accurate and timely close-out documents to the
    sponsoring agency

    Required qualifications:

    • Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Social Sciences equivalent from a recognized training institution. A Master’s
    degree in Public Health would be an added advantage.

    • Demonstrated understanding of research survey design and basic data analysis

    • Knowledge of concepts of public health, epidemiology and surveillance

    Desired experience, skills and competencies:

    • Minimum of five years’ progressive professional experience in public health surveillance preferably in PEPFAR supported programmes;

    • Experience with Viral Load testing laboratories and sample referral networks

    • Experience in writing and updating protocols and procedures relating to surveillance, and in data collection, storage, reporting, sharing and dissemination.

    • Strong critical thinking and problem-solving skills

    • Ability to prioritize, work under deadlines, work with minimal supervision and multitask

    • Strong interpersonal skills

    • Ability to summarize disparate information in a clear and concise manner

    • Working knowledge of statistical software (e.g., STATA, SAS, R, etc.) preferred

    • ICT Proficient including use of analytical programmes

    • Demonstrated oral and written communication skills

    • Fluency in English and Kiswahili is required

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Amref Health Africa Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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