KEMRI/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration
 
Vacancy No. K64/05/12
 
Program description: KEMRI/CDC Program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases. 

Due to its continued growth, the program has vacancies in the BASE- Administration Section.

Position: Training Coordinator 

1 Position

MR 9

Location: Kisumu
 
Reporting To: Human Resources Chief
 
Essential requirements:
  • Bachelor’s degree in Management with an emphasis in education or related qualification
  • Post graduate qualification in human resources, project management, organizational development, or a health discipline training
  • Minimum of five (5) years professional experience in human resources, education management or working in administration
  • Computer literacy
  • Experience working with large groups of stakeholders and the ability to manage diverse needs and opinions
Additional Desirable requirements:

The Training Coordinator is a key member of the KEMRI/CDC Research and Public Health Collaboration management, reporting to the Field Station Director. The position is responsible for coordinating all internal and external trainings in the program.
 
The Training Coordinator will provide overall training coordination in the Field Station and provide support to the Director’s office. 

The Training Coordinator will also provide training leadership in Clinical/Research, computer/ data management and general training in the program including internship and student attachments.

The Training Coordinator should demonstrate excellent communication and diplomacy skills.
 
Major functional areas include;
 
Clinical and Research training:
  • Working with various research projects in the program, the Training Coordinator will ensure that staff have the required clinical trainings, as determined by the Principal Investigator of each research project
  • Ensure that all staff in have training in ethics/Good Clinical Practice, Good Laboratory Practice (GCP/LP)
  • Work with leadership to ensure timely delivery of clinical trainings such as advance trauma, pediatric life support among others.
  • Develop and lead a pool of in-house trainers for GCP and clinical training
  • Working with partners such as MOH and others in provision of trainings relevant to the Field Station
  • Organize for data management, statistical trainings, and other operational trainings for relevant staff and departments/projects
  • Develop a database of in house trainers and areas of specialization
Leadership and Management:
  • Develop the training annual work plan and appropriate budget
  • Coordinate and manage the base scholarship scheme
  • Coordinating the leadership management class including teaching sessions to supervisors and upcoming managers
  • Spearhead grants management trainings
  • Procurement and maintain training equipment in good condition
  • Ensure that all training documentation is up to date including the staff seminars in Kisian, CRC PGH and Siaya
  • Ensure that staff training payments are on time
  • Track staff on all forms of training
  • Perform any other duty as assigned
Terms of Employment: 

A 1 year renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service. Probation period for the first 3 months. Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency.
 
Applications MUST include the following:
  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e-mail addresses
  • Copies of Certificates and Transcripts
  • Contact telephone number
Applications are due no later than 27th May 2012
 
To: 

Human Resource Manager, 
KEMRI/CDC Program, 
P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu. 

Or e-mail to recruitment@ke.cdc.gov 

or log into our web www.jobs.cdckemri.org
 
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through their project Managers and attach it before forwarding their application to HR.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

KEMRI/CDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview meeting and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately to 0701112145.

Vacancy No.K61/05/12
 
Program description: This program is a collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases. 

There is currently a vacancy in the HIVR Branch Prevention Section.
 
Position: Nurse - Counselor

1 Position

MR 7
 
Location: Kisumu
 
Essential Requirements:
  • Diploma in Nursing from a recognized institution. Certificate in Counseling will be an added advantage
  • Registered Nursing Officer with a Kenya Registered Nurse certificate additionally, must have training in HIV counseling and testing including DTC or VCT or DCT.
  • Minimum one year working experience.
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English. Fluency in Kiswahili and Dholuo will be an added advantage
Job Description:
 
The Nurse will report to the Study Coordinator and Medical Officer, while working closely with the field staff, pharmacy staff and laboratory staff. 

The nurse will recruit participants into the study, guide participants smoothly through study procedures, assist in proper follow-up of participants, and ensure the accuracy of data collected for the study.
 
Specific Tasks and Responsibilities: 

The Nurse’s responsibilities shall include but are not limited to the following:
  • Inform potential participants about the research study.
  • Guide participants through the consent process.
  • Interview participants using a standardized questionnaire.
  • Conduct counseling and testing of study participants.
  • Assist in proper follow-up of participants.
  • Ensure privacy and confidentiality of all participants.
  • Perform nursing procedures as appropriate to the specific needs of the study and study participants.
Terms of Employment: 

Contract for 1 year, renewable as per KEMRI scheme of service. 

Probation period for the first 3 months.
 
Remuneration: 

Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade based on education levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. 

The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI scales plus supplemental amounts.
 
Applications should include the following:
  • Application letter (indicating vacancy number)
  • 3 letters of reference
  • Current Resume or CV, with names and contact information (telephone and e-mail address)
  • Copies of Certificates and transcripts
Applications are due no later than date: 27th May 2012
 
To: 

Human Resource Manager, 
KEMRI/CDC Program, 
P.O. Box 1578, Kisumu. 

Or e-mail to recruitment@ke.cdc.gov 

or log into our web www.jobs.cdckemri.org
 
Internal candidates interested in applying for this position are strongly advised to access an internal candidate application form available in the CDC Intranet; print and process it through the project Managers and attach it before forwarding application to HR.
 
Only short listed candidates will be contacted

KEMRI / CDC Research & Public Health Collaboration
 
Vacancy No.K60/5/12

Program description: 

This program is collaboration between Kenya Medical Research Institute and the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention whose remit is to conduct research in malaria, HIV and other diseases. 

It is in this mandate that the program has a vacancy in Base Transport
 
Position: Auto-Mechanic 

MR 7

1 Position

Location: Kisumu
 
Reporting To: The Head Mechanic
 
Essential Requirement:
  • KCSE mean grade D+ and above or equivalent.
  • Motor Vehicle mechanic Grade III, II, I) Certificate or Diploma in Automotive Engineering
  • Driving License Classes B, C, E.
  • At least 3 years of demonstrated Auto-Mechanical experience.
Desired Qualities
  • Proficiency in written and verbal English.
  • Good judgment in problem solving, wise leadership
  • High level of professionalism and honesty
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Carry out Motor Vehicle minor and major services.
  • Trouble shoot and repair vehicles
  • Overhaul and repair motor vehicle starters and alternators
  • Provide technical support and repairs to Fleet management System; Fleet Log and Fuel Log
  • Keep track record of work accomplished and give report over the same to the supervisor
Applications must include the following:
  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number)
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of Certificates, Transcripts driving License, Current & valid Certificate of Good conduct
Applications are due no later than: 27th May 2012 to: 

Human Resource Manager, 
KEMRI/CDC Program, 
PO Box 1578, Kisumu. 

OR E-mail to recruitment@kemricdc.org 

or log into our web www.jobs.cdckemri.org
 
Note: Applications MUST include copies of certificates and Transcripts. Applications without these will be disregarded.
 
KEMRI/CDC is an equal opportunity employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview meeting and processing of any letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately to 0701112145.
 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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