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

 


Executive Administrative Assistant -Executive Assistant

Reference Number: 
EXEADMINASST-HSU
Category: 
Management and Administration
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
NAIROBI
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:The Post holder will provide effective coordination, project management and administrative support to the Health Services Unit team. The position is also vital for effective liaisons between the Unit with the rest of the internal Programme functions externally with the Programme and partners and stakeholders.

REPORTS TO:

Data Manager – (Health Care Project)

Reference Number: 
DM-230617
Category: 
Statistics and Data Management
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
NAIROBI
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE:(6 months position) To support and develop data capture, data quality and data analysis routines as part of a programme of work with hospitals around the country. The work will involve use of REDCap and other data collection applications in multiple sites within Kenya; support of sites operating using LINUX and synchronisation with a LINUX server; use of the statistical software package R and its related interface function R studio; work with DHIS2 and interaction with providers of electronic medical record systems in Kenya including Open MRS to foster harmonization of data collection.

REPORTS TO:  Senior Researcher and Senior/ Data Manager   

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: None

Assistant Research Officer --Neonatal Care

Reference Number: 
ARO230617
Category: 
Other
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
NAIROBI
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
OVERALL JOB PURPOSE: (6 months position) To support study planning, implementation and coordination in work to understand and improve neonatal care and contribute to development and supervision of data capture, data quality and data analysis as part of a programme of work with hospitals in Nairobi and elsewhere. The work will involve liaison between and with researchers and hospitals’ clinical, nursing and administrative teams in Nairobi County and other counties.  The post-holder will be expected to use and develop REDCap software, train staff in data entry, and manage data quality checks. They will use be expected to use the statistical software package R and its related interface function R studio and will analyse data to help produce hospital reports and cross-hospital analyses.

REPORTS TO:  Principal Investigator

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: None

INDIRECTLY SUPERVISES: None

Laboratory Technologist-2 Positions

Reference Number: 
LT22062017
Category: 
Laboratory and Medical Technology
Grade: 
4.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To provide technical support to research teams in the set up of laboratory experiments, analysis of samples/data and recording of applied processes and procedures in order to meet clinical research objectives.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Research Medical Officer

Reference Number: 
06062017-RMO
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
7.11
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To undertake research/ clinical trials. Ensure compliance with statutory, regulatory and Programme policies in the provision of medical care and execution of research studies.

REPORTS TO:

Head of Clinical Trials Facility and Study PI

DIRECT REPORTS: