Research Administrators KEMRI Kisumu 9 Posts

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Research Administrators KEMRI Kisumu 9 Posts

Research Administrators KEMRI Kisumu 9 Posts

Hiring Organization: Kenya Medical Research Institute – KEMRI

Location: Kisumu, Kenya

Vacancy No: CGHR/221/11/21

9 – Vacant Positions

Reporting: Principal investigator

Duration: 3 months

Application Deadline: 1st December 2021

About the Opportunity

Kenya Medical Research Institute – KEMRI-CGHR Kisumu invites applicants for the following Vacancies: Research Administrators KEMRI Kisumu 9 Positions.


Program description

This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and other organizations and donors. It involves conducting research and programmatic support for activities related to Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. It is in this mandate that the program is seeking a highly motivated and pro-active individual to fill in the above vacancies in the Post-introduction Pharmacovigilance of COVID-19 Study within the DGHP Branch.


Essential Requirements:


  • Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: – Social Science, Applied Sciences, Education, Public Health, or related field from a recognized institution
  • Proficiency in the use of computers.
  • Experience in field management of surveys
  • Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution


Desired Skills, Competences & Abilities

  • Qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis
  • Good interpersonal communication skills
  • Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively
  • High level of attention to detail in data management
  • Ability to multitask and prioritize duties


Specific Duties And Responsibilities:

  • Organizing and supervising the implementation of assigned field activities and related support duties
  • Preparing and submitting reports on study status and deliverables
  • Developing and designing local training and capacity building in collaboration with the study investigators
  • Under minimal direction, coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of complex tasks determined by the field and scope of the study
  • Working as part of a team in contributing to the analysis of results under the direction of the project PI and data team, collating, managing data during data collection periods (monthly) and providing quality assurance/quality control
  • Coordinating and carrying out designated research tasks, making use of selected methodology and materials, desk research, statistical analysis, or other investigative techniques
  • Support the submission of periodic reports of project status to the PI, regularly suggesting additional tests or modifications in current procedures


Terms of Employment:

Employment is three months (3) contract. Salary is as per the stated salary scale.

Applications MUST include the following:

  • Letter of Application (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates and Transcripts
  • Contact telephone number


How to Apply

Interested candidates who meet the criteria above are encouraged to send in their applications to:


The Deputy Director,


P. O. Box 1578- 40100,



submit application via email address


Applications are due no later than December 1, 2021


KEMRI is commits to diversity and is an equal opportunity employer; It encourages persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized 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


KEMRI shall Only contact short listed candidates

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