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Office Manager

Reference Number: 
OM-26-05-2015
Category: 
Clerical, Office Administration
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To provide efficient and effective administrative support to facilitate smooth running of the Nairobi Programme Director's office and its related activities. The position is vital for effective and efficient communications across the Nairobi Programme to ensure coordination between the scientists and operations arms of the Programme.

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Network Specialist

Reference Number: 
NS25-05-2015
Category: 
Information and Communications Technology
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: This is a senior level position for this opening. Creates and maintains overall network plans to support the organization's business strategy, agrees service level agreements with customers and plans all aspects of the infrastructure necessary to ensure provision of network services that meet such agreements.

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Senior Software Developer

Reference Number: 
SSD25-05-2015
Category: 
Information and Communications Technology
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: This is a middle level position for this opening. To advise on the design, creation, testing and documenting of new and amended programs from supplied specifications in order to meet programme & business objectives in accordance with agreed standards.

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Senior Post-Doctoral Researcher

Reference Number: 
SPDR-21-05-15
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
9.05
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: The International AIDS Vaccine Initiative (IAVI), KEMRI-WTRP, Oxford University, Imperial College and Emory University and 6 other centres in Eastern and Southern Africa are participating in a unique collaborative partnership to ensure African scientific leadership in the effort to design, develop and bring to clinical trial an HIV T-cell vaccine in East Africa. This will be accomplished through the 'VISTA program' (Vaccine, Immunology, Science and Technology for Africa) by expanding existing research capabilities and leveraging available resources in order to expedite vaccine development. One question impacting vaccine design concerns whether innate immune responses will vary by HIV-1 subtype during acute HIV-1 infection.

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Research Office Manager

Reference Number: 
ROM-21-05-15
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
Salary commensurate with qualification, experience and competence
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To coordinate the work of the Directors Office in facilitating research across the programme.The post will facilitate grant applications (working with finance, operations and the Director), institutional agreements, coordinate arrangements for scientific meetings and visitors and coordinate archiving.

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The post holder functionally reports to the Program Director