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Statistician

Reference Number: 
STATSCTF
Category: 
Statistics and Data Management
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:To support the statistical analysis and data management on a project involving the analysis of clinical, laboratory and epidemiological data on over 10,000 admissions. Supporting additional data analyses on projects within the CTF department as required

REPORTS TO:

Principal Investigator

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES:

Assistant Research Officer – Health Services Evaluation

Reference Number: 
AROHSE
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
6.01
Location: 
Nairobi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE:To support coordination of research projects as part of the Health Systems that Deliver for Newborns (HSD-N) study; working closely with study investigators to deliver high quality research. This work focuses on describing the role of nurses caring for sick newborns in health facilities in Nairobi City County. The study aims to quantitatively characterise the clinical tasks carried out by nurses and assess the quality of care provided to sick newborns, using a combination of task analysis and ergonomics/human factors research methods. The Assistant Research Officer is needed to work closely with study investigators to set up and oversee the study. The position requires a competency in project management, experience in research, and knowledge of clinical healthcare.

REPORTS TO:

Principal Investigators

BUDGET AND RESOURCE RESPONSIBILITY:

Health and Safety Officer

Reference Number: 
HSO25012016
Category: 
Management and Administration
Grade: 
7.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To ensure the Programme's compliance with legal and other regulatory requirements regarding Health and Safety in the entire Programme premises.

REPORTS TO:

Chief Operating Officer

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES:

Occupational Health Nurse

Research Officer

Reference Number: 
RO25012016
Category: 
Research, Science and Biotechnology
Grade: 
7.01
Location: 
Kilifi
Country: 
Kenya
Summary: 
JOB PURPOSE: To lead the day-to-day activities and support the Pneumococcal Transmission Study (PneumoTranS) and other related projects within the platform of and interlocking with the Pneumococcal Conjugate Vaccine Impact Study. The post holder will coordinate field research activities and contribute to laboratory activities including proposal development, data management, field-laboratory liaison, sample/specimen management, analysis, and preparation of publications.

REPORTS TO:

Principal Investigator/Clinical Epidemiologist (PCVIS)

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES:

None