Kenya Medical Research Institute Trial Coordinator Jobs in Kwale Kenya

Kenya Medical Research Institute Trial Coordinator Jobs in Kwale Kenya

  • Trial Coordinator (MR 10)
    Reports to:
  • Principal Investigator
  • Kwale
    Project Name:
  • STOP Project

    Essential Requirements
  • 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
    of findings
  • 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

    Essential characteristics:
  • Substantial field-work experience, including long-term day-to-day management of large
    field teams
  • 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
    in Kenya
  • 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.
  • Apply to
    Director General, KEMRI,
    P.O. Box 54840-00200,

    Or email to 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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