KEMRI Community Interviewers Jobs in Kenya
KEMRI Community Interviewers Jobs in Kenya
Project description: The Spatial repellents (SR) project is funded by UNITAID and seeks to fill the
gaps for assessing spatial repellent products efficacy, deployment and uptake strategies.
In this regard,
Kenya has been selected as the site for conducting the epidemiological evaluation of spatial repellent
product efficacy in a high malaria transmission setting.
This study will be conducted in Busia County
over the next two years. The project seeks to fill the following position(s).Position
: Community Interviewers (10 positions) KMR 11Location
: Teso North, Teso South Sub-Counties, Busia CountyDuration
: 1 year with a possibility of extensionReporting to
: Product ManagersEssential Requirements O-level Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (Minimum of C-)
Must be willing to reside within the study area
Must be able to speak read and write in English and Kiswahili
Must be able to design a supervisory plan for coordination of Spatial Repellent product
Ability to speak Teso would be an added advantage
Experience working with CHVs in the community would be an added advantage
The community interviewers will report directly to study coordinator and will be responsible for
collecting timely and accurate data in their assigned households and health facilities
Skills, knowledge and Abilities
Must be able to ride a motorcycle
Must be able to operate and take care of an electronic data collection instrument such as a tablet.
Must be able to communicate effectively with members of the community.
Must be able to coordinate with their respective Product manager at the designated study
Must be honest, truthful and able to handle challenging situations in the field.
Work with minimal supervision and be a team player
Able to devote additional time for the study including working over national and public
Specific tasks and responsibilities
The community interviewers’ responsibilities shall include and not limited to the following:
Supervise distribution and replacement of Envelopes by Community Health Volunteers (CHVs)
Coordinate with the CHVs and develop the distribution
and replacement plan for Envelopes
Coordinate the pickup of Envelopes from the stores by CHVs each morning and return of
remaining ones to the store by close of day
Plan appropriately to ensure availability of all supplies required for product distribution and
Ensure that data on Envelope distribution and replacement is captured accurately and completed
using the tablets
Attend study debriefing meetings and present reports on progress within assigned clusters
Be courteous, respectful, honest, proactive, conscientious, punctual and hardworking
Complete any other duties assigned or delegated by the management
Terms of Employment: 1-year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation
period for the first 3 months.
Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on education levels, relevant
experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales plus
Applications should 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 KCSE Certificate and National Identity Card.
Apply to Director, CGHR, P.O. Box 1578-40100, Kisumu not later than December 3, 2019.
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 Recruitment Process Including Application, Interview and
Processing of Offer Letter. If Asked for a Fee, Report Such Request
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted
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