ADAK Senior Research and Development Officer Job Vacancy

The Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK) was established by The Government of Kenya through the Anti-Doping Act No. 5 of 2016, with its powers vested in a Board, headed by a Chairman.

The key mandate of the Agency is to carry out Anti-Doping Education / Sensitization Campaigns and Doping Tests.

The Agency invites applications from suitable individuals to fill the following vacant position:

Senior Research and Development Officer

Vacancy No. ADAK/1/3/2016

Number of Posts: One (1)

Grade ADAK 6

Salaries Scale: 86,700 – 120,000

Duties and Responsibilities

Duties and Responsibilities will entail:-

(i) Identifying research needs on anti-doping;

(ii) Collecting and collating data on anti-doping education, compliance and testing;

(iii) Analyzing, interpreting and generating appropriate recommendations from the research findings; and

(iv) Preparing briefs, quarterly and annual reports on anti-doping research.

Requirements for Appointment

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

(i) Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines:- Physical Education, Sports Science, Leisure and Recreation Management from a recognized institution;


Bachelors’ degree in Social Sciences with a Post-Graduate Diploma in Sports Administration and Management from a recognized institution;


Bachelors’ degree in Chemistry, Bio-Chemistry, Education (Sciences) or Pharmacy with a Postgraduate Diploma in Sports Administration and Management or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution.

(ii) Excellent communication and writing skills;

(iii) Certificate in Statistical Package for Social Sciences; and

(iv) Certificate in Computer applications from a recognized institution.

How to Apply

Candidates interested in the above positions are expected to fulfill the requirements of chapter six of the constitution of Kenya, 2010.

They must obtain and submit with their application copies of clearance certificates from the following organizations:

i. Kenya Revenue Authority (KRA)
ii. Higher Education Loans Board (HELB)
iii. Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commission.
iv. Criminal Investigation Department (Certificate of Good Conduct)
v. Credit Reference Bureau (CRB)

Those fulfilling the requirements of the positions should submit their applications quoting the vacancy and Vacancy No. on the envelope.

The application to be accompanied with a detailed c.v and all relevant testimonials stating the current position, current remuneration, postal address, telephone and email contacts.

Applicants are also expected to provide email, telephone and postal contacts of three references. All applications should reach the Chief Executive Officer on or before 5th December, 2016

Applications should be addressed to:

The Chief Executive Officer (CEO)
Ant-Doping Agency of Kenya (ADAK)
P.O Box 66458- 00800


by hand delivery during official working hours (8.30 a.m. to 5.00p.m) to the Agency’s offices at Parklands Plaza, 6th Floor Muthithi Road / Chiromo Lane Junction.

Anti-Doping Agency of Kenya is an equal opportunity employer.

Potential male and female candidates with physical challenges are encouraged to apply.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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Updated: November 21, 2016 — 7:10 am
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