Regional Coordinator Job in Kenya – KEMRI / UW / MOH / CDC Option B+ Study Project

The KEMRI / University of Washington Study

The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) in collaboration with the University of Washington (UW) is conducting research studies at multiple sites in Kenya.

The KEMRI/UW/MOH/CDC Option B+ study project seeks to recruit a dynamic, innovative and experienced person to fill the following position:

Regional Coordinator

(1 Position)


The Regional Coordinator will be responsible for the coordination of all project activities within the region allocated and to ensure smooth implementation of the study.

She/he will manage project activities on a day-to day basis, including preparation of community based and facility based activities including community entry and mobilization the field staff, coordinate field work activities including making orders, reception and distribution of supplies to the study teams in the allocated region and oversee the collection of study data whilst ensuring that these research processes adhere to regulatory requirements.

Responsibilities and Duties:

  • Will act as point person for the Study in the region and community.
  • Oversee study implementation in the region including coordinating supplies, movement of the field teams in the region, and supervision of the other staff
  • Scheduling and managing all staff members at various community entry points
  • Maintain strong relationship with all stakeholders involved in the study in their regions
  • Prepare reports related to the study at Study Coordinator or Investigators request
  • Ensure smooth and efficient study enrollment
  • Make weekly reports on the administration of the study
  • Perform other duties that may be given by the Study Coordinator or Investigators
  • Ensure compliance with local, state and federal regulations in the conduct of the study

Requirements for the Position:

  • Degree/Diploma in nursing; MUST be registered with the Nursing Council of Kenya
  • Previous research experience at community level is an added advantage
  • Knowledge of the current PMTCT guidelines

Desirable Qualities

  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.
  • Knowledge of basic computer applications.
  • Strong organizational skills and financial accountability.
  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance.
  • Strong professional references from previous supervisors.

Terms of Employment: Two months non-renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service.

Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency. The salary scheme is based on the KEMRI salary scales.

Application Procedure

If you meet the above requirements, please CLICK HERE to complete our online application form and then send an application letter with your current CV that contains details of your qualifications, experience and the full time telephone number and names and addresses of 3 professional referees to Email address: to reach us by 18th July 2018 at 5.00 p.m.

Note: Only the shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County


Health and Medical, NGO and UN

Updated: July 5, 2018 — 12:41 pm
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