Project Coordinator Job in Kisumu – mWACH-PrEP Study

Kenyatta National Hospital

mWACH-PrEP Study

Position: Project Coordinator

Reporting to: Project Principal Investigator

Location: Kisumu County

Job Objective: Management of day-to-day activities and implementation of project activities of the MwACh-PrEP: A study evaluating an SMS-based support intervention to enhance PrEP adherence during pregnancy and breastfeeding.

Management Responsibility

  • Provide managerial support to the project team.
  • Responsible over all project matters such as day to day management, resource management

Description of duties

  • Provides management oversight in the project though co-ordination and supervision of project activities and supervision of staff in the project.
  • Supports the development of project materials including data collection systems and PrEP Counseling training materials.
  • Plans, implements, monitors and evaluates project activities including:
  • Preparing project work plans and helping in budget development on annual and ad-hoc basis.
  • Assigning work on project implementation and undertaking continuous coordination and monitoring of the project activities.
  • Implementing research activities.
  • Supports dissemination of project information by preparing project reports on a regular basis, including financial and technical reports to donors and all required project information to the management team and other program partners.
  • Acts as the key contact for the project to:
  • Maintain regular communication with members of the project management team and other members of the country Programmes.
  • Initiate and maintain collaboration with other actors on the ground.
  • Ensures programme integration and growth by participating in county meetings and developing new project initiatives.
  • Keep up the morale of team members and build relationships with them to develop a strong working unit and supporting their impact on the success of a project.
  • Undertakes other duties as may be assigned by the supervisor.


  • Supervision: Work independently on tasks related to project management with periodic reporting and direction from supervisors.
  • Decision Making: Make decisions on the project implementation and its daily management.
  • Responsibility over data or information: Has access to important information as regards the project, its budget and the general trend and performance of the project.
  • Responsibility over assets: Proper management of financial resources and equipment
  • Responsibility over Staff: Responsibility to oversee all the project staff.

Required Qualifications

Professional / Qualifications

  • Degree in nursing and MPH

Relevant Experience

  • Clinical experience in maternal child health and/or HIV related care.
  • Hands on experience and knowledge in relevant project management responsibilities.
  • Database management skills
  • Experience working in public clinics or hospitals
  • Experience with clinic-based data collection and monitoring
  • Experience managing other team member activities
  • Experience with Implementation Research.

Technical Experience

  • Excellent computer skills
  • Excellent use of mobile phones for data collection and communication
  • Prior experience using ODK or REDCAP for data collection

Length of Experience: At least 2 years as a research project coordinator

Key Skills

  • Good leadership and communication skills
  • Ability to work with people from all backgrounds

How to Apply

Applications must include the following:

  • CLICK HERE to complete our online application form
  • Complete CV with 2 referees indicating their telephone contacts and e-mail contacts
  • Relevant certificates and testimonials

If qualified for the above post, please send your CV to the email: by 31st January 2021.

Health and Medical
Updated: January 20, 2021 — 9:13 am