KEMRI Community Tracker – Jobs in Kenya

Duties and Responsibilities
Community engagement
Community sensitization and mobilization for the study.
Work with CORPS to map study area and recruit potential subjects
Hold regular meetings and communication with local leaders and Community Units
Network with stakeholders
Participate in accelerated mobilization (distributing flyers and posters and conducting a mobile
campaign with a public address system to mobilize the community.
Liaise with community leaders, gatekeepers and the community members about the study in consultation with the CLO.
Community Advisory Board formulation and continuously liaising with the board

Required Qualifications
Diploma in Community health, Social Sciences, social work, sociology, psychological counselling or other related fields.
Experience in working in a busy clinical research set up with extensive hands-on experience working in with communities and other stakeholders.

Experience
More than two (2) years Clinical research experience
Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added advantage
Ability to hold discussions with community gate keepers, and other key stakeholders in the community

Desirable Qualities
Commitment to integrity and high quality performance
Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
Keen and attentive to detail
Ability to task-shift
Ability to work independently, team player, good communicator, respectful, flexible, enthusiastic,innovative and proactive
Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili. Luo speakers have an added advantage.
Experience in mobilizing the community especially youth and women organizations
Computer literacy
Counselling skills
How to apply

All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.
Must include a current CV with names of at least three referees.
Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: hrrctp@kemri-rctp.org not later than 26th August, 2022

For more information and job application details, see;https://www.kemri.go.ke/careers//

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