Impact Research and Development Organization is a registered Kenyan NGO with a main office in Kisumu and regional offices in eight counties.
IRDO’s principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities.
We are looking for a qualified and experienced staff to fill the following position:
Position Title: Study Coordinator (IPrEP Study)
Location: Homabay County
Terms: One year renewable, for up to three years
Earliest date position opens: March 1, 2017
Summary of study: IPrEP is an implementation science study designed to assess effectiveness of different adherence models of oral antiretroviral drugs (ARVs) for HIV prevention as pre-exposure prophylaxis (PrEP).
Job Summary: The successful candidate will be the overall in-charge of all aspects of study implementation. He/she will ensure data of the highest quality are collected; specifically, s/he will support the efforts of the PIs, other study investigators, research manager and internal monitor in ensuring timely enrollment and retention of study participants.
Key roles for the position
Pre study initiation:
- Support the development of the study protocol and associated documents including consent forms and questionnaires
- Oversee submission processes to regulatory bodies including ethical review committees
- Prepare and oversee compliance with standard operating procedures for study activities