Kenya Medical Research Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Kenya Medical Research Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

Background Information:

  • The SEARCH Youth Study will evaluate the effect of a combination intervention designed to address the psychological and social needs of HIV-positive youth in rural Uganda and Kenya. The primary objective of the study is to determine the effectiveness of the SEARCH Youth intervention in increasing long-term retention in HIV care and virologic suppression. The study will implement youth friendly strategies to improve uptake of
    biomedical interventions for infected and/or at-risk youths to improve outcomes.

  • For this reason, the study is seeking highly motivated and qualified candidate to fill up the Study coordinator position as outlined below.


  • Bachelor of Medicine and Surgery or Master’s Degree in Health/Social Sciences equivalent from
    a recognized training institution.

  • Be duly registered by the relevant professional body where applicable

  • Hold a valid practicing License where applicable

    Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Maintain daily oversight of study implementation

  • Coordinate study team to ensure proper implementation of study activities

  • Evaluate potential patients for inclusion in the study according to the study protocol

  • Oversee the recruitment of study participants by providing counseling and linkage of study

  • Ensure participant safety through monitoring of clinical and laboratory adverse events.

  • Work with study clinicians and nurses to ensure timely reporting of SAEs/UAEs and protocol deviations.

  • Take a lead in training and supervising the functions clinic personnel.

  • Ensure participant privacy and confidentiality are maintained.

  • Overseeing, improving and coordinating the study implementation in the health facilities and
    ensuring all services are in compliance with the Quality Management Plan.

  • Mentoring and supervising clinic staff members in the sub-counties.

  • Compiling clinic data and regular reports from
    the study sites.

  • Developing clinic Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) to be used in the study sites.

  • Oversee and monitor study budget expenditure.

  • Maintain relationship with collaborating partners and the MoH.

  • Work in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.

    Other required skills:

  • At least 3 years’ experience within a busy HIV prevention/care program, preferably in a supervisory role.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills: Effective in both oral and in written communication and reporting ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Ability to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve challenges.

  • Ability to develop an in-depth understanding of study goals and its implementation.

  • Strong self-motivation and ability to work in a team, with good interpersonal skills.

  • Independent judgment and resourcefulness, understanding of the local social and
    geographical landscape as well as the community.

  • Must be willing to work in rural remote settings of Suba, Mbita, Uriri & Rongo with extra hours and long distances travels.

  • Computer literacy is desired.

  • Clinical research experience with adults and young children is an added advantage.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; Kenya Medical Research Study Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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