KEMRI Assistant Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Assistant Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Health or Social Sciences equivalent from a recognized training Institution.

  • Be duly registered by the relevant professional body where applicable

  • Hold a valid practicing license where applicable

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Maintain daily oversight of study implementation

  • Assist in Coordinating study team to ensure proper implementation of study activities

  • Evaluates potential patients for inclusion in the study according to the study protocol

  • Oversee the recruitment of study participants by providing counseling and linkage of study participants

  • Responsible for ensuring participant safety through monitoring of clinical and laboratory adverse events

  • Works with site clinicians and nurses to ensure timely reporting of SAEs/UAEs and protocol deviations

  • Assist in training and supervising the functions clinic personnel

  • Ensures participant privacy and confidentiality are maintained

  • Assist in Overseeing, improving and coordinating the study implementation in the health facilities and ensuring all services are in compliance with the Quality Management Plan

  • Assist in Mentoring and supervising clinic staff members in the sub-counties

  • Compiling clinic data and regular reports from the facilities,

  • Assist in Developing clinic Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) to be used in the facilities

  • Maintain relationship with collaborating partners and the MoH

  • Works in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity

    Other Required skills

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: Effective in both oral and in written communication and reporting

  • Ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing with staff members across all cadres

  • Natural ability to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve challenges

  • Ability to develop an in-depth understanding of study goals and its implementation

  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work in
    a team, with good interpersonal skills

  • Independent judgment and resourcefulness, understanding of the local social and geographical landscape as well as the community required

  • Must be willing to work in rural remote settings of Suba, Mbita, Uriri & Rongo with extra hours and long distances travels.

  • Computer literacy a must

  • Ability to ride a motorbike (with a valid driving license) will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through email;

    Applications should include the following:

  • A cover letter stating current position and date available to start working for the program

  • A current CV including email and mobile phone contact

  • Name and phone number for two professional referees

  • Two letters of recommendation

  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)

  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

  • Kemri is an equal opportunity employer commited 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 shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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