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Research Scientist (1 position) KMR6 Kenya Medical Research InstituteKisumu, Kenya

Mwenda Phineas


1 year ago

Job Description

Job Summary Program description; This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute, the US Centres for Disease Control and Prevention, and other organizations and donors. It involves conducting research and programmatic support for activities related to Malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. It is in this mandate that the program is seeking a highly motivated and pro-active individual to fill in the following vacancy in the Maternal RSV Study within the DGHP Branch. Essential Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Social Science, Applied Sciences, Education, Public Health, any relevant Social Studies, or equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution Proficiency in the use of computers. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution Desired Skills, Competences & Abilities Planning and reporting skills Fluency in both English and Swahili, written and spoken. Good interpersonal communication skills Demonstrated ability to work independently and proactively Demonstrated ability to transcribe FGD discussions High level of attention to detail in data management Ability to multitask and prioritize duties

Required Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities

  1. Responsibilities 1
  2. Organizing and supervising the implementation of all field activities and performing necessary support duties 2
  3. Serving as a principle source of information of study status and deliverables 3
  4. Developing and designing local training and capacity building in collaboration with the study investigators 4
  5. Drafting, editing and preparing correspondence, reports and other project related materials 5
  6. Under minimal direction, coordinating a wide range of research procedures and conducting a variety of complex tasks determined by the field and scope of the study 6

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