Kenya Medical Research Institute Trial Coordinator Jobs in Kwale Kenya
Kenya Medical Research Institute Trial Coordinator Jobs in Kwale KenyaPosition: Trial Coordinator (MR 10)
BSc in Biology
Duties and Responsibilities:
Plan, oversee and carry out day-to-day management of field activities in Kwale, Kenya
Prepare study material, data collection tools and strategies for data management, including
development of standard operating procedures
Oversee quality control.
Participate in of study staff and develop training materials
Prepare budgets and associated justifications. Confirm accuracy and completeness of budgeted costs.
Coordinate and oversee data collection including parasitology data
Analyze data arising from the trial, and lead and/or contribute to the writing of resulting
Liaise with the project consortium partners
Liaise with researchers and partners in Kenya in community sensitization and dissemination
Work in close collaboration with all members of the project team and the wider research
group on other aspects of the research programme as required
Supervise students and other junior staff attached to the project
Substantial field-work experience, including long-term day-to-day management of large
Familiarity with parasitological diagnostics, including copro-microscopic methods
Experience and demonstrated expertise in the analysis of large epidemiological datasets,
including data management and advanced epidemiological analysis methods, and
proven strong ability to use the statistical package Stata for these purposes
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to write clearly
and succinctly for a range of audiences including academic publications
Proven ability to organize work effectively to meet deadlines and exercise initiative and
sound judgment in conducting research tasks, including identifying and managing
problems which may affect the achievement of research objectives
Fluent in written and spoken English and Swahili.
Willing to be based full time in Kwale.
Experience in conducting large-scale randomized trials and managing large field teams
Experience of working with local partners, including the Kenya Medical Research
Institute (KEMRI), Ministry of Health and Ministry of Education.
Experience in working with national disease control programmes
Terms of Employment:
A 1-year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service and a Probation period for the first 3 months.
How to Apply
Applications should include the following:Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
Evidence of having satisfied the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution of Kenya 2010
KRA Certificate of Tax compliance
Certificate from Credit Reference Bureau
Police Clearance Certificate
Clearance from the Ethics and Anticorruption Commission.
Director General, KEMRI,
P.O. Box 54840-00200,
Or email to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than: 11th March,2019 .
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Institute Trial Coordinator Jobs in Kwale Kenya
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