Site Lead Research Assistant at KEMRI Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP)

  • Published date: June 11, 2020
  • Category: Research
    • Location: Nairobi, Nairobi
  • Jop type:
  • Salary: Ksh Not mentioned
  • Company name: Jobs in Kenya

Job Description

KMR/ 7

No of Positions: 3

Vacancy No.  FN-018-06-2020

Reports to: Assistant Coordinator   

Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period 

Position Summary:   

The Site Lead Research Assistants will be responsible for overseeing study management at the site, including patient recruitment, enrollment, tracing, data collection and data entry, documentation, and organization per the study protocol and standard operating procedures  
Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Oversight and study management at the site

  • Conduct participant recruitment, screening, informed consent, and randomization/re- randomization  

  • Data collection, data entry, documentation, and organization per the study protocol and standard operating procedures  

  • Site stock management

  • Send daily site reports

  • Communicate regularly with the Study Coordinators and other study staff and will respond to data and study queries with information and reports as required  

  • Assist caregivers and adolescents with disclosure support

  • Maintain study registers, logs, and files and make sure all study documents are kept secure and locked  

  • Write reports and participate in study meetings as require

  • Participant follow up and tracing Qualifications

  • Diploma in Community Health, Social Work & Community Development or any other related Diploma in Social Sciences  O’ Level school Certificate Grade C (Constant) and above At least two years of Research Assistant Experience Motorcycle riding will be an added advantage Excellent Computer skills


Method of Application

Applications to be done through the email below- (Indicate Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email)  

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

KEMRI or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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