KEMRI Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Program description: The Centre for Respiratory Diseases Research (CRDR) would like to

fill vacancy in the following position: Study Coordinator for the VPM1002 TB vaccine project.

POSITION: Study Coordinator MR 10 (1 POSITION)
Location: Nairobi
Reports to: Principal Investigator.

Incumbent will supervise and oversee clinical trials in various disease areas under the supervision of the principal investigators. He/She will support screening, enrolment and
other study activities.


  • Develop thorough knowledge of the protocol, study designs and objectives for implementation
  • Manage study documents : version control etc
  • Create packages for Ethical and Regulatory submission
  • Perform Internal Monitoring and train staff
  • Staff supervision including doing performance appraisals
  • Participate in study set up through engaging in relevant meetings with stakeholders
  • Oversee response to queries and data management
  • Create Standard Operating Procedures for regulatory binders and other relevant processes
  • Report problems encountered with implementation of study processes to
    Principal Investigator
  • Perform other duties as assigned by principal investigator

    Essential Qualifications;

    Education: BSC Nursing;
  • Have the necessary registration documents
    Masters in Public Health
    Experience: at least three (3) years experience working in in a medical research

    Desirable Qualities:

  • Honesty, Humility, Diligence
  • Able to work long hours with a large team
  • Great attention to detail
  • Ability to review and correct clinical information in source documents
  • In Depth knowledge of GCP and set up of ISF/Regulatory Binder
  • Ability to manage research study logistics
  • Knowledge of the ethical submission and regulatory processes in Kenya
  • Knowledge of eCRF use, and Source Data Verification
  • Ability to prioritize workload of self and program team members
    and balance conflicting demands.
  • Ability to work as an internal monitor

    Terms of Employment:

    A one (1) year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months.

    Remuneration: salary and benefits are based on the KEMRI scheme of service

    How to apply

    Applications MUST include the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of Certificates, or Transcripts
  • Must have Certificate of good conduct
  • Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance
  • Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB
  • Must have credit reference Bureau Certificate

    A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents
    listed above should be sent to the following address to be received not later than not later
    than 22nd May 2018.

    The Director
    Kenya Medical Research Institute
    P.O. Box 54840-00200

    Attn: Assistant Director, Human Resources
    Or send by email to

    For more information and job application details, see; KEMRI Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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