Kenya Medical Research Institute Assistant Study Coordinator - KEN SHE Study Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Institute Assistant Study Coordinator - KEN SHE Study Jobs

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Plan and coordinates the initiation of research study protocol, and the establishment of operating policies and procedures.

  • Plan, implement, supervise and conducts routine assessment of data collection and analysis systems in support of research protocol.

  • Ensures the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of research and data collection activities.

  • Coordinate the day-to-day activities of any technical support staff.

  • Assist in preparation of study initiation and monitoring visits.

  • Assist in Regulatory binder assembly and maintenance.

  • Recruitment and retention of study subjects.

  • Assist study’s community engagement processes.

  • Assist in staff training on the protocol related topics.

  • Responding to priority mails, and participate in inter site calls and conferences.

  • Assist in submission of the protocol to IRBs and renewals.

  • Liaise with the study coordinator on reporting study related safety issues and reports and resolution of queries that may arise.

  • Attend to Staff HR related issues in liaison with the HR department.

  • Drafting, reviewing and implementation of SOPs.

  • Assist on planning for orientation of new staff.

    Required Qualifications

  • Bachelor of Science or an equivalent Degree in Medicine, Nursing, Public Health or relevant field.


  • Two years’ experience in clinical trials management and coordination.

  • Experience with supervising research for public health or clinical studies.

    Desirable Qualities

  • Prior
    leadership experience managing research teams preferred.

  • Experience with community health initiatives preferred.

  • Experience with research studies or programs focused on senior citizens.

  • Exceptional verbal and written communication skills.

  • Fluency in English and Kiswahili.

  • Ability to work effectively independently and as part of a team.

  • Ability to effectively handle multiple priorities and organize workload.

  • Excellent time and resource management skills.

  • Ability to work with tight timelines and meet deadlines.

  • Ability to manage and supervise a multi-disciplinary team.

  • Ability to plan, initiate, coordinate and enforce protocols, policies and procedures.

  • Experience using computers for a variety of tasks, including proficiency in organizing conference calls and typing to record meeting minutes.

  • High level of competency in Microsoft applications including Word, Excel, and Outlook.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Institute Assistant Study Coordinator - KEN SHE Study Jobs

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