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.


  • 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


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



  • 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.


  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: 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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