Study Coordinator – Jobs in Kenya

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Job Summary:

Job Vacancy: Study Coordinator

Employment Type: Contract

The Women’s Health Project, established in 1993, is a collaborative effort of the University of Nairobi (UoN), the University of Washington (UW), the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI), Mombasa County, and the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Center (FHCRC), and the US President’s Emergency Program for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR).

Main objective of this position: The Study Coordinator will work on the implementation science study to scale up the integration of HIV prevention and treatment services in family planning clinics in Mombasa County.

The Study Coordinator is an integral part of the research team and works closely with the investigators.

The position will be responsible for coordinating the study logistics, data collection, and management.

**Key responsibilities and tasks include;**

Lead study logistics including coordinating fieldwork, data abstraction, and data entry

Interpret and apply study protocol, providing field administrative accountability for implementation

Train research staff and FP clinic staff on protocol and provide technical assistance as needed

Act as study liaison with external stakeholders

Apply data quality controls procedures

Assist with the study’s ethics approval submission

Work closely and congenially with the Principal Investigator and study team

Perform any other assigned duties

**Required Qualifications, Skills and Experience**

Holder of a Master’s degree in Social Sciences or related field

Experience as Research Study Assistant/Coordinator or equivalent preferred

Strong organizational skills

Ability to multi-task with competing priorities

Excellent knowledge of both the city and the peri-urban geographical

region of Mombasa. The job may require extended travel to FP clinics in the County

Strong computer skills

Ability to work harmoniously with diverse groups of individuals

Experience working in an ethnically, culturally, and racially diverse environment

Able to work with minimal supervision, and be ready to work for long hours when necessary

Fluency in English and Swahili

**Desired**

At least 1 – 2 years’ experience in a research, program, or government setting

Knowledge of implementation science research

Have certification in good clinical practices and human subjects training.

Ability to conduct qualitative research interviews, transcription and translation of qualitative data

How to apply

**Applicants who meet the specified requirements should send:**

Application letters.

Detailed CVs with 3 referees.

Copies of academic and professional certificates.

Pay slip and/or current remuneration if applicable.

Other testimonials together with day-time telephone contact to infouwkmsa@gmail.com

Email subject should read “Study Coordinator”

Closing date for applications is 5.00PM on Friday 5th August 2022

Only shortlisted candidates who meet the requirements for the position will be contacted.

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