KEMRI Study Counselors Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

MRI Study Counselors Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

KEMRI –CCR PHRD clinical trials Project is currently looking for a motivated individual to fill in the following positions:


  • Study Counselors M/R 7(1 position)


  • Nairobi

    Reports to:

  • Study Coordinator.

    Job Purpose

    To provide psychological care in a research clinic team involved in providing a vaccine against
    Human Papilloma Virus (HPV) and other reproductive health services to adolescent girls and young

    Key Responsibilities

  • Provision of counseling to study participants and patients
  • Assist in Screening of eligible participants.
  • Developing and implementing training related to counseling
  • Training and supervision of study counselors
  • Development of training curriculum
  • Overseeing the management of support groups
  • Back up support for study counselors
  • Facilitating and responding to frequently asked questions
  • Any other duties assigned by the supervisor

    Education and Experience

  • Diploma in Clinical or Counseling Psychology or related discipline
  • Experience working with adolescents and young women is an added advantage
  • Three years’ experience.


  • Good people skills
  • Good communication skills
  • Good listener
  • Good IT skills

    Terms of Employment

  • Employment is on a one year renewable contract with a probation period for the first 3 months.
  • Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade
    depending on education, experience and
    demonstrated competency.

    How to apply

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates
  • A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed
    above should be sent to: not later than 19th October, 2018.
  • 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 Immediately.

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