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Our most recent vacancies are listed below or you can view a list of all opportunities.

 


Head of Surveillance

Reference Number: 
HOS210815
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
9.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: This post is required to co-ordinate a diverse and large programme of epidemiological and demographic surveillance. The post will also oversee and co-ordinate the activities of fieldworkers engaged in surveillance in the community and health-care facilities (including hospitals and dispensaries). The post will be based within a scientific department (i.e. Epidemiology and Demography) and report to the Departmental Chair and to the Programme Director.  We are moving to unify the management of our surveillance platform and this new post (i.e. Head of Surveillance) will support that transition.

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Clinical Officer

Reference Number: 
CO19082015
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: This role will involve the day to day running of a randomized trial at Mbagathi District Hospital. The post holder conducts daily activities to ensure communication with participants, clinical assessment and care, timely recruitment, data collection, follow up and adherence to study-specific procedures in the FLACSAM trial and other research projects.

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The Senior CO at Mbagathi

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & MENTORSHIP:

Clinical Trials Coordinator

Reference Number: 
CTC170815
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:To oversee and manage a clinical trial according to Good Clinical Practice (GCP) guidelines, regulatory requirements and institutional guidelines.

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The PrincipaI Investigator

PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT & MENTORSHIP:

Lead Clinical Trials Coordinator

Senior Clinical Officer

Reference Number: 
SCO170815
Grade: 
7.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: This role will involve the day to day clinical care and responsibility fora randomized trial and other studies at Kilifi County Hospital.The post holder conducts daily activities to ensure communication with participants, clinical assessment and care, timely recruitment, data collection, follow up and adherence to study-specific procedures in the FLACSAM trial and other research projects.

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Lead Clinician in the FLACSAM trial

Clinical Nurse

Reference Number: 
CN170815
Category: 
Clinical Healthcare and Research
Grade: 
5.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:This role will involve the day to day nursing care and research activities for children admitted in the paediatric ward and/or HDU ward including participants enrolled into FLACSAM trial. The post holder conducts daily activities to ensure optimal nursing assessment and care, communication with participants, timely study recruitment, data and sample collection, follow up and adherence to study-specific procedures in the FLACSAM trial and other studies.

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