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KEMRI – Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) Nyanza Program Jobs in Kenya

KEMRI-FACES/MOH Direct Hire Program
Opening date:
 21st July 2010
Closing Date:
 11th August 2010

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) –Family AIDS Care and Education Services (FACES) Nyanza Program in collaboration with Provincial Medical Office (Nyanza Province) received additional funding through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) for purposes of strengthening the Ministry of Health HIV, Care and Treatment service provision in Suba, Migori, Rongo, Nyatike and Kisumu East districts through Human Resource capacity for advancing HIV Care and Treatment.

Due to this reason, the following vacancies are available in the Offices of Provincial Director of Public Health and Sanitation (PDPHS) and Provincial Director of Medical Services (PDMS), Nyanza.

The positions would attract Ministry of Health Pay Scale

  1. Clinical Officers (several positions) - Vacancy No. FN2-11-10
  2. Nursing Officers (Several Positions) - Vacancy No. FN2-12-10
  3. Pharmaceutical Technologists – (Several Positions) - Vacancy No. FN2-13-10
  4. Laboratory Technologists (Several Positions) - Vacancy No. FN2-14-10
  5. Human Resources Assistant (One position – Kisumu based) - Vacancy No. FN2-15-10
  6. Data Clerks (Several Positions) - Vacancy No. FN2-17-10
The officers will be distributed to health facilities supported by FACES program within Migori, Rongo, Nyatike, Suba and Kisumu East districts
Key Requirements:
  • All the positions require at least Diploma except data clerks who will require at least three months certificate course in the related field from a recognized institution.
  • Registration with the relevant professional body where applicable is mandatory
  • Must have a minimum of one year post training work experience in busy research or clinical set-up
  • Must have excellent written and verbal communication, good inter personal skills and ability to work in a team
  • For the Clinical Officers and Nurses, post qualification experience and additional training in Counseling/PMCT/ART and/or Male Circumcision added advantage
Terms of service: Initial appointment will run until 30th June 2011 and thereafter one year renewable contract for the next five years depending on performance, continuity of the position and availability of funds.

Salary as per the Ministry of Health scale with 31% gratuity.
Applications must include the following:
  • A cover letter stating preferred district, current work (if applicable) and current/ or last salary
  • A current CV with the names and telephone contacts of at least 2 referees
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates and a copy of latest pay slip
  • At least two letters of reference preferably from a previous employer
  • An email address and a telephone number (land line or mobile).
All applications must be delivered or posted so as to reach the following address by 11th August 2010, 5pm.

C/O KEMRI/MOH Direct Hire Program
P. O Box 614-40100
 Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

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