KEMRI Statistician Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI Statistician Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose:

To support the statistical analysis and data management on various HIV related projects within the department.


Reports To:

  • Principal Investigator

    Key Responsibilities

  • Checking, cleaning and preparing the data for analysis
  • Developing study analysis plan.
  • Providing advice on study design
  • Actively interrogating the data for discrepancies, errors, and missing data, in order to verify the accuracy and validity of the data.
  • Liaising with line managers about data quality and missing data, verifying data accuracy and validity.
  • Discussing and interpreting results
  • Ensuring deadlines and project milestones relating to data and analyses are met
    Support the production of summary tables and graphics for interim and final analyses.


  • A Degree in mathematics or statistics (medical or applied)
  • 2 years experience in similar position with demonstrated research experience, preferably in the health sciences
  • Excellent computer skills and familiarity with one or more statistical packages (including Stata, R, SPSS or SAS)
  • Proficiency with statistical and data management procedures (data cleaning, manipulation, summarization, tables, listings, graphics, and inferential statistical output), and report generation.
  • Knowledge of psychometric analysis highly desirable.


  • Good analytical ability, planning and organisational skills.
  • Attentive to detail with the capacity to work with/ follow laid down processes and procedures .
  • Ability to work independently/ with minimum supervision and within stipulated deadlines and schedules.
  • Confidentiality and integrity.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Team working and ability to work in a multi-cultural environment.

    to apply

    Application Procedure:

  • To apply for this post you must be a registered user. Log into your account then go to Vacancies, view the post and click on the button: "Apply for this job".
  • All applicants are required to state their current/last salary.
  • Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.
  • The application closing date is 1st November, 2018.
  • KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is an equal opportunity employer. Direct or indirect canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. KWTRP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).

  • For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Statistician Jobs in Kenya

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