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Job Opening at Kenya Medical Research Institute(KEMRI)

Job Opening at Kenya Medical Research Institute(KEMRI)

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Project Coordinator: KMR 5

Location: Thika
Reports to: Site Coordinator
JOB PURPOSE
Coordination of PrEP implementation activities.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Community engagement and coordination of PrEP implementation in reproductive public health facilities
o Team lead for the Technical Assistants, Data abstractors and Project Interns
o Close collaboration with the County Health Management Teams (CHMT)
▪ Establish beneficial partnerships and work with other implementing partners and stakeholders on PrEP implementation.
o Planning and conducting relevant project debriefs and meetings
o Monitoring implementation of PrEP in all tiers of GOK, FBO and Private facilities
o Participation in the national and regional PrEP TWGs
▪ Implementation of study protocols
o Participate in developing Standard Operating Procedures (SOPS) and ensuring they are followed as per protocol
o Preparing 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
▪ Stake holder 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.

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HOW TO APPLY
a) All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
b) Must include a current CV with names of at least 2 referees.
c) Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.
d) Must include a copy of Certificate of good conduct
e) Must have KRA Certificate of Tax compliance
f) Must have Clearance Certificate from HELB
g) 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.

Field Officer Intern (Two positions) -To be based in Thika

Purpose
The purpose of the internship is to be trained in recruitment and retention activities for a research
clinic team.
The field officer intern will be trained on the following responsibilities:-
• Support the retention team in activities aimed at maintaining high retention of study
participants.
• Conduct outreach activities in order to maintain high retention of study participants.
• Participate in trainings, team/staff meetings, and other events as needed.
• Bring to the study teams’ attention any problems, challenges, observed in study activities
• Perform other duties as assigned or required.
Education and Professional Training
• Diploma in counseling, social work, nursing or clinical medicine from a recognized Institution
• Training in reproductive health sciences would be an added advantage

Competencies
• Basic counseling
• Basic IT and social media skills
Experience
• Experience on health issues with communities
• Basic knowledge of reproductive health
• Prior work experience with young women
Terms of Engagement:
Appointment in the internship program will be for 6 months. This may be extended for another 6
months depending on performance.
Please Note:
i. A stipend will be provided.
ii. Interns will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical Insurance cover
Interested and qualified candidates should submit their application together with their detailed CV
to the recruitment officer through e-mail: phrdrecruit@pipsthika.org not later than 19th May, 2021

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