Research Administrator

Date Posted: Jan. 17, 2023, 1:50 p.m.

KEMRI (Kenya Medical Research)

Job Description

Vacancy No. CGHR/341/01/23

Qualifications

Bachelor’s Degree in social sciences or a health related discipline; Public Health, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, Community Health, or any other Social Studies from a recognized institution

At least 2 years in project management of a community-based project in a research organization

Experience in managing large project fieldwork

Good analytical skills and experience of using at least one statistical package

Good Clinical Practice training

Good English, Kiswahili and Luo both spoken and written

Willing to reside in the study area

Desirable qualities:

Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively

Strong written and spoken communication skills

Ability to multitask and prioritize

Demonstrated maturity and capacity to navigate a complex environment and respond to shifting and fluid priorities

Ability to motivate, develop, and inspire colleagues and employees at all levels

Specific Tasks and Responsibilities:

Organizing and supervising the implementation of all field activities and performing necessary support duties

Serving as a principle source of information of study status and deliverables

Developing and designing local training and capacity building of project staff in collaboration with the study investigators

Liaising with relevant county and sub-county health management teams, MOH departmental heads, opinion leaders and community advisory boards

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

Applications are due no later than: January 26, 2023

How To Apply

Applications should include the following: 

  • Letter of application (Include vacancy no.)
  • A current CV with names of at least 2 referees
  • Certificate in Good Clinical Practice and/or Human Subjects Protection
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

If you believe you meet the stated requirements please apply to 

The Deputy Director, 
CGHR, P.O Box
1578-40100, Kisumu 
 

The subject in the vacancy header should be the vacancy number

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