University of Nairobi Co-ordinator, Anaemia – Jobs in Kenya

The Project

Reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Study Coordinator is responsible for day-to-day personnel and operations administration. He or she will handle all official correspondence, oversight of procurement processes, maintenance of equipment, quality control for the study data, control of issue and usage of office supplies, communication and general running of the project activities.


Development of appropriate study work plans.

Coordination of study activities to ensure research activities are in line with approved work
plans, comply with set guidelines and institutional policies.

Ensuring proper implementation and documentation of training of research personnel to
comply with research guidelines.

Working closely with research officers by facilitating the collection and reporting on research data.

Ensuring confidentiality and protection of study participants in the study, ensuring informed
consents are obtained for all participants.

Documenting and reporting any breach in compliance with research regulations appropriately.

Oversee the maintenance of study facilities, supplies and equipment.

Liaison with relevant partners and offices to facilitate contracts and grant management.

Preparation and presentation of study reports in line with the set work plans.

Any other duties as may be given by the Principal Investigator.

Required Academic Qualifications

Bachelor’s degree from a recognized university preferably in a medical, nursing or health related field.

Postgraduate training in Project Management or experience in Study Coordination will be an
added advantage.


At least three (3) years relevant experience in a similar position.

Experience and proficiency in Microsoft Applications.

Experience in electronic data collection and management will be an added advantage.

Required Skills, Knowledge and Abilities

Excellent in English Language.

High level interpersonal skills and high emotional intelligence with strong empathy.

Skilled group leader, top notch organizational skills, ability to multi-task and ability to proactively identify and solve problems.

Networking and collaboration skills.

Team player.

Ability to work under minimum supervision.

Attentive to details.

Terms of appointment

This is a position whose tenure is one (1) year contract, renewable based on performance and by
mutual consent. The salary is negotiable depending on the level of education and work experience.


Applicants should email their application letters, certified copies of certificates and curriculum vitae (CV) giving details of their qualifications, experience and three (3) referees, as well as indicating their telephone and e-mail contacts.

Applications and related documents should be forwarded through applicants’ Heads of Departments, where applicable, and be addressed to the Director, HumanResource, University of
Applicants should state their current designations, salaries and other benefits attached to those designations.

The application letter must bear the reference code indicated in the advertisement.

Late applications will not be considered.

Applications should be emailed to as one file in Pdf.

Closing Date: Wednesday, August 17, 2022

The University of Nairobi is an Equal Opportunity Employer. Only Shortlisted Applicants Will Be Contacted.

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