Kenya Medical Research Institute Community Tracker - KEN SHE Study Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Institute Community Tracker - KEN SHE Study Jobs

Study Description

  • The KEN SHE Study is a prospective, blinded randomized study that will test the efficacy of single-dose bivalent and nonavalent HPV vaccination as a catch-up strategy.

  • Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Community engagement.

  • Community sensitization and mobilization for the study.

  • Work with CORPS to map study area and recruit potential subjects

  • Hold regular meetings and communication with local leaders and Community Units.

  • Network with stakeholders.

  • Participate in accelerated mobilization (distributing flyers and posters and conducting a mobile campaign with a public address system to mobilize the community.

  • Liaise with community leaders, gatekeepers and the community members about the study in consultation with the CLO.

  • Community Advisory Board formulation and continuously liaising with the board.

  • Participant recruitment activities.

  • Conducting outreach activities and participant referral.

  • Escorting participants home as needed.

  • Counseling and informed consent process.

  • Develop and review participant recruitment SOP and implement strategies.

  • Participant referral to site.

  • Participant retention activities.

  • Obtaining and updating participant locator information.

  • Report writing on recruitment and retention strategies and updating of the community diary.

  • Develop and review participant retention SOP and implement strategies.

  • Participate in health talks at the site, community and health facilities.

  • Participant physical and phone tracing as needed.

  • Participant home

    Required Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community Health, Social Sciences, Social Work, Sociology, Psychological Counselling or other related fields.

  • Experience in working in a busy clinical research set up with extensive handson experience working in with communities and other stakeholders.


  • More than two (2) years Clinical Research experience.

  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added advantage.

    Desirable Qualities

  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance.

  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team.

  • Keen and attentive to detail.

  • Ability to task-shift.

  • Ability to work independently, team player, good communicator, respectful, flexible, enthusiastic, innovative and proactive.

  • Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili. Luo speakers have an added advantage.

  • Experience in mobilizing the community especially youth and women organizations.

  • Computer literacy.

  • Counselling skills.

    How to Apply

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

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