Vacancy No: CGHR/204/07/21
PROGRAM DESCRIPTION: The Kenya Medical Research Institute, Center for Global Health Research (KEMRI/CGHR) has a mandate to conduct research in Malaria, HIV and other diseases. It is in this mandate that the program has a vacancy in the WHO evaluation study within the HIV–Research Division.
J/G KMR 8 (3 Position)
Reports to: Study Coordinator
This is the entry and training grade for diploma holders in this cadre. An officer at this grade will work under the supervision and guidance of a Senior Officer.
The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:
Receiving/collecting, recording of specimens according to applicable protocol SOP;
Processing and analyses of specimen;
Recording and reporting of results in a specified format;
Dispatching the results for clinical/Research management;
Routine and daily maintenance of laboratory equipment;
Ensuring adherence to bio safety and bio security guidelines;
Taking part in preparation of Standards Operations Procedures (SOPs)
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:–
Diploma in Medical Laboratory Sciences, Medical Laboratory Technology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
Registration Certificate issued by the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists Board (KMLTTB) or any other recognized regulatory body;
Valid practicing license from Kenya Medical Laboratory Technicians and Technologists
Proficiency in computer application;
Certificate in GCP/GCLP
Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.
Key Skills and Competencies
Terms of Employment: A fixed term contract for 3 months as per KEMRI scheme of service.
Remuneration: Salary is negotiable within the appropriate KEMRI pay grade depending on education and experience
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