Project Coordinator KMR 5 at KEMRI

  • Full Time
  • Thika

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Project Coordinator KMR 5 at KEMRI

Hiring Organization: The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

Project Coordinator KMR 5 at KEMRI

Location: Thika

Reports to: Site Coordinator

Application Deadline: 19th May 2021

About the Position

KEMRI–CCR PHRD (Thika) clinical trials Project is currently looking for a motivated individual to fill in the following vacant position: Project Coordinator KMR 5 at KEMRI

Job Purpose

 

Coordination of PrEP implementation activities.

Responsibilities

  • Community engagement  and  coordination  of PrEP  implementation  in reproductive public health facilities
    • Team lead for the Technical Assistants, Data abstractors, and Project Interns
    • Close collaboration with the County Health Management Teams (CHMT)
  • Establish beneficial partnerships and work with other implementing partners and stakeholders on PrEP implementation.
    • Planning and conducting relevant project debriefs and meetings
    • Monitoring implementation of PrEP in all tiers of GOK, FBO, and Private facilities
    • Participation in the national and regional PrEP TWGs
  • Implementation of study protocolsoParticipate in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and ensuring they are followed as per protocoloPreparing project updates
  • Drawing project budgets and coordination of other logistics
  • Any other duties as may be assigned

Education and Professional training

  • Master’s degree in Public Health, Health Systems Management, or any other health-related field

Competencies

  • PrEP training competency
  • Competent in project management
  • Self-confidence
  • Stakeholder management
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills

Experience

 

  • At least five years’ experience managing projects
  • Previous experience working with the Ministry of Health, training health providers on PrEP
  • Prior GCP and human subjects training is desirable
  • Research experience is an added benefit

Terms of employment

 

Employment is on a one-year renewable contract with a  probation period for the first  3  months. Salary is negotiable within the appropriate grade depending on education,   experience, and demonstrated competency.

HOW TO APPLY

  1. All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
  2. Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
  3. Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.
  4. Must include a copy of Certificate of good conduct
  5. Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance
  6. Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB
  7. Must have credit reference Bureau Certificate

A  duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: phrdrecruit@pipsthika.org 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.

Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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To apply for this job email your details to phrdrecruit@pipsthika.org



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