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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) Jobs, Project Assistant Jobs

Project Assistant

About

A KEMRI-CCR Clinical Trials Research Project based in Thika is currently conducting a clinical trial and is looking for motivated individuals to fill in the following positions:

  • Position: Project Assistant KMR 8 (2 positions)
  • Location: Thika
  • Reports to: Project Coordinator
  • Purpose: To conduct various day-to -day field activities within the project

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Timely abstraction of data from clients’ charts
  • Verification of data quality by comparing abstracted data to source documents
  • Ensure facilities have adequate data collection tools
  • Participate in training of healthcare providers
  • Liaise with the health facility teams to ensure project activities are conducted as scheduled
  • Provide project management team with regular feedback on field activities
  • Any other duties and responsibilities as may be assigned
    Education and experience qualifications
  • Diploma in Health Records and Information, Public Health, Social Sciences or equivalent
    qualification from a recognized institution
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and management, including PrEP
  • Experience working in a Comprehensive Care Center (CCC) will be an added advantage
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Excellent communication skills
  • Good interpersonal skills

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.

HOW TO APPLY:

  • All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements
  • Must include a current CV with names of at least 3 referees.
  • Must include copies of academic and professional certificates
  • 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 11 th August, 2020.
  • KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED 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.
  • Only those shortlisted will be contacted.

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