Kenya Medical Research Institute Research Medical Officer - KEN SHE Study Jobs

Kenya Medical Research Institute Research Medical Officer - 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

  • Administration and budget plans for the clinic department

  • Supervision – clinic staff and clinical activities, including duty allocation and weekly Rota, ensure smooth clinical flow.

  • Staff training- Regular staff trainings and assessments on protocol, SOPs and other study relevant materials

  • Participant safety- Assess participant eligibility, assess, monitor, track, grade and report Adverse events/Serious Adverse events including laboratory results

  • Participant recruitment and retention

  • Community and stakeholder engagement

  • Perform participant medical and physical examinations.

  • Develop and review study SOPs, manuals and IEC materials.

  • Quality control: Ensure high quality data collection and timely query resolution by the clinical team.

  • Report writing and presentations : Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports of clinic study activities.

    Required Qualifications

  • Experienced, practicing medical officer (MD/MBChB) with extensive and recent hands-on experience and expertise in supervision.


  • Minimum 3 years professional clinical experience hands-on experience and expertise in

    Desirable Qualities

  • Experience managing and supporting other staff in the professional field.

  • Professional experience in emergency/disaster medicine, outbreak management, Public Health, Pediatrics, Rural and remote medicine or other relevant areas is an asset.

  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training.

  • Up to date with resuscitation and anaphylaxis including competent to give intramuscular injections and subcutaneous administration of local anesthetic.

  • Experience working with pediatric, adult and geriatric patient populations.

  • Ability to coordinate and deliver out-patient services in low-resource settings.

  • Competent computer skills (Windows, Microsoft Office, spreadsheets, word processing, e-mail).

  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance.

  • Building trust; Teamwork; Communication; Professionalism; Empowering others; Diversity; Judgement/Decision-making.

    How to Apply

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

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