Field Officer Intern at KEMRI

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  • Thika

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Field Officer Intern at KEMRI (Two Positions)

Hiring Organization: The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Field Officer Intern at KEMRI

Location: Thika

Application Deadline: 19th May 2021

About the Position

A KEMRI–CCR Clinical Trials Research Project based in Thika is currently conducting clinical trials and is looking for motivated individuals to fill in the positions of Field Officer Intern at KEMRI (Two positions) -To be based in Thika.



The purpose of the internship is to be trained in recruitment and retention activities for a research clinic team.

The field officer intern will be trained on the following responsibilities:-

  • Support the retention team in activities aimed at maintaining high retention of study participants.
  • Conduct outreach activities in order to maintain high retention of study participants.
  • Participate in training, team/staff meetings, and other events as needed.
  • Bring to the study teams attention any problems, challenges, observed in study activities
  • Perform other duties as assigned or required.

Education and Professional Training

  • Diploma in counseling, social  work, nursing, or clinical medicine  from  a  recognized Institution
  • Training in reproductive health sciences would be an added advantage


  • Basic counseling
  • Basic IT and social media skills


  • Experience on health issues with communities
  • Basic knowledge of reproductive health
  • Prior work experience with young women

Terms of Engagement:

  • Appointment in the internship program will be for 6 months.
  • This may be extended for another 6 months depending on performance.

Please Note: 

  1. A stipend will be provided.
  2. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical insurance cover

Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application together with their detailed CV to the recruitment officer through e-mail: not later than 19th May 2021

KEMRI  Is  An  Equal  Opportunity  Employer  Committed  To  Diversity; Persons     With     Disability,     Women,     Youth, And     Those     From Marginalized  Areas  Are  Encouraged  To  Apply.  KEMRI  Does  Not Charge  A  Fee  At  Any  Stage  Of  Its  Recruitment  Process  Including Application,  Interview, And  Processing  Of  Offer  Letter.  If  Asked For A Fee, Report Such Request Immediately.

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