NGO Jobs in Kenya – KEMRI 2019
Career Employment Kenya: NGO Jobs in Kenya – KEMRI 2019
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Retention Officer

K MR /7 (K) Vacancy No. FN-025-11-2019
Reports to: Study Coordinator
Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of
Service. The first 3 months is a probation period
  • Oversee
    the trackers retention activities
  • Continuously
    Assess retention rates per participant per tracker and support as needed
  • Consult
    with management and take lead in the Multi-disciplinary team meeting
  • Keep
    track of the transport reimbursement log and oversee update as needed in
    liaison with reception
  • Provide
    timely reports and solutions to gaps.
  • Track
    and do summary report of all missed visits and tracing efforts
  • Confirm
    and address participant relocation
  • Engage
    with stakeholder i.e. School administration, parents, student and peers to
    foster retention of participants
  • Review
    and update retention SOP as needed
  • Review
    retention strategy in consultation with the team
  • Retention
    incentives procurement and distribution
  • Time
    to time community engagement, school retention club and health talk
  • Link
    with parents, participants and clinic
  • Work
    hand in hand with the CLO and lead clinic person in addressing any
    retention matters regarding participants
  • Develop
    training materials and Mentorship of study staff
  • Identifies
    gaps and issues that require attention and channels them appropriately.
  • Ensures
    privacy and confidentiality.
  • Performs
    other duties as may be assigned to him/her by the study coordinator
  • Works
    in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and
    integrity
  • Diploma
    in nursing – Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN).
  • Must
    be registered with the Nursing officer’s council of Kenya.
  • Extensive
    experience working in Research
  • Experience
    and interest in working in an innovative and demanding environment.
  • Ability
    to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve challenges.
  • Strong
    communication, training, leadership skills
  • Excellent
    organizational skills
Required Experience/Skills
  • Two
    years working experience as community tracker or related function
  • Work
    experience working in a clinical set up and Good documentation skills with
    high attention to detail
  • Commitment
    to integrity and high-quality performance
  • Good
    interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Keen
    and attentive to detail
  • Ability
    to task-shift
  • Ability
    to work independently, team player, good communicator, respectful,
    flexible, enthusiastic, innovative and proactive
  • Articulate
    in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili. Luo
    speakers have an added advantage.
  • Computer
    literacy
  • Counselling
    skills
Applicants should attach the
following:
  • Letter
    of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and date available to start
    working for the study
  • Current
    Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Two
    letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies
    of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • A
    copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
  • A
    copy of National Identity card or passport
All applications to be done through email hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org.

Community Tracker

K MR /7 (K) Vacancy No. FN-026-11-2019
Reports to: Community Liaison Officer
Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of
Service. The first 3 months is a probation period
  • Community
    engagement
  • Community
    sensitization and mobilization for the study.
  • Work
    with CORPS to map study area and recruit potential subjects
  • Hold
    regular meetings and communication with local leaders and Community Units
  • Network
    with stakeholders
  • Participate
    in accelerated mobilization (distributing flyers and posters and
    conducting a mobile campaign with a public address system to mobilize the
    community.
  • Liaise
    with community leaders, gatekeepers and the community members about the
    study in consultation with the CLO.
  • Community
    Advisory Board formulation and continuously liaising with the board
  • Participant
    recruitment activities
  • Conducting
    outreach activities and participant referral
  • Escorting
    participant’s home as needed
  • Counselling
    and informed consent process
  • Develop
    and review participant recruitment SOP and implement strategies
  • Participant
    referral to site
  • Participant
    retention activities
  • Obtaining
    and updating participant locator information
  • Report
    writing on recruitment and retention strategies and updating of the
    community diary
  • Develop
    and review participant retention SOP and implement strategies
  • Participate
    in health talks at the site and health facilities
  • Participant
    physical and phone tracing as needed.
  • Ability
    to hold discussions with teachers, parents and guardians regarding their
    respective children’s retention.
  • Diploma
    in Community health, Social Sciences, social work, sociology,
    psychological counselling or other related fields.
  • Experience
    in working in a busy clinical research set up with extensive hands-on
    experience working in with communities and other stakeholders.
  • Experience
    working in a busy reproductive health service provision/promotion
    organization or delivery of contraceptive services.
  • Good
    Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added
    advantage
Required Experience/Skills
  • Two
    years working experience as community tracker or related function
  • Commitment
    to integrity and high-quality performance
  • Good
    ability to work in a team
  • Keen
    and attentive to detail
  • Ability
    to task-shift
  • Ability
    to work independently, team player, good communicator, respectful,
    flexible, enthusiastic, innovative and proactive
  • Articulate
    in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili. Luo
    speakers have an added advantage.
  • Experience
    in mobilizing the community especially youth and women organizations
  • Computer
    literacy
  • Counselling
    skills
Applicants should attach the
following:
  • Letter
    of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and date available to start
    working for the study
  • Current
    Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Two
    letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies
    of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • A
    copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
  • A
    copy of National Identity card or passport
All applications to be done through email hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org.

Laboratory
Technologist Internship

Must possess a Diploma from a recognized Institution in any
of the following fields; –
  • Medical
    Laboratory Technology 2 positions
  • Applied
    Biology 1 position
  • Must
    be registered with KMLTTB
Language: Excellent and proven written and verbal English
and Kiswahili.
In addition, the applicants must:
  • Be a
    Kenyan youth below 30 years of age
  • Should
    have graduated and obtained the relevant final certificate
  • Provide
    a Certificate of good conduct
  • Should
    possess interpersonal and communication skills
  • Must
    be goal oriented, dynamic, passionate and self-starter
  • A
    person of integrity
  • Should
    possess strong analytical skills
  • Must
    be computer literate.
  • Appointment
    is for a period of one (1) year non-renewable and is subject to
    availability of funds.
  • A
    stipend will be paid but successful candidates will cater for their own
    transport, accommodation and upkeep during this period.
  • Interns
    will be expected to take up a personal accident cover and medical
    Insurance cover
  • KEMRI/the
    project WILL NOT offer employment after the completion of internship.
Applications should include the following:
  • Letter
    of Application indicating the field of study
  • Current
    Resume or CV with names and contact information (telephone and e-mail
    address)
  • Copies
    of Certificates and transcripts.

Apply to Deputy Director, CGHR, P.O. BOX 1578, 40100, KISUMU
not later than December 9, 2019.

CLICK HERE TO APPLY ONLINE