Data Entry Clerk Job at KEMRI (Community Interviewer) – 3 positions

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi


Job Summary:

The Officer will be responsible in identifying, consenting recruitment, follow up and retention of eligible study participants. S/he must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.

Job Descriptions

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: –

  •  Assist in identification of potential participants
  •  Consent and recruit eligible participants
  •  Ensure consistent implementation of research protocol over time
  •  Schedule participants for follow ups
  •  Complete study forms accurately & completely
  •  Ensure he/she has the requisite supplies in good time
  •  Work closely with the data team to resolve queries
  •  Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive research information
  •  Participate in monthly program meetings
  •  Must be able to relate well with MOH staff and CHVs and the community
  •  Perform any other duties assigned/delegated by the study management.

Person Specifications
For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  •  KCSE mean grade D+ and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  •  Fluency in both written and oral Luo, English & Swahili languages
  •  Possession of GCP certificate is an added advantage
  •  Be in possession of a valid motorcycle rider’s license and able to ride motorcycle.
  •  Experience in electronic data collection e.g smartphone, tablets
  •  Be a resident or willing to live and work in the study area
  •  Experience in working in a research /hospital setting is an added advantage

Desired Qualities

  •  Ability to maintain project schedules and work extra hours as needed
  •  Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities independently, in a timely manner with minimal supervision
  •  Attention to details and good work ethics
  •  Must be able to write brief reports and keep records that are clear and legible
  •  Ability to adhere to research protocol as written

Key Skills and Competencies

  • Planning and Organization Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Team player

Terms of employment:

This is a one (1) year contract, renewable subject to availability of funds, with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the KEMRI scheme of service depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

All the applications to be addressed to Deputy Director, CGHR, P. O. Box 1578-40100 Kisumu and submitted through KEMRI Website on or before November 2, 2023 latest 5.00 p.m.

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