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University of Nairobi
CRISPP Project Positions
Applications are invited for the following positions:-
The University of Nairobi’s School of Medicine, through the Department of Clinical Medicine and Therapeutics, College of Health Sciences, has received funding from the US Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to support the implementation of high quality, equitable, accessible, sustainable and comprehensive HIV prevention, care and treatment and support services in Nairobi and Central Kenya regions. 

To achieve this objective, the Project seeks to fill the following positions.

1 Post 


Ref: AD/2/97/13

Location: Nairobi
Applicants must be holders of a KCSE Grade C or its equivalent qualification with at least a C in English.

In addition, they must possess a Diploma in Secretarial Studies or Business Administration from a recognized institution and must have passed the following subjects offered by the Kenya National Examinations Council or equivalent examining body: Business English II, Commerce II, Secretarial Duties II, Office Management III, Shorthand 80 wpm or Audio Typing III and Typewriting 50 wpm. They must be computer literate. 

Applicants with prior experience of working in health projects environment will have an added advantage.
Office Assistant 

2 Posts 


Ref: AD/2/98/13

Location: Nairobi / Kiambu
Applicants must be holders of a minimum of KCSE certificate. 

They should have good communication and inter-personal skills.
The successful candidate will undertake messengerial, office cleanliness and other duties as may be assigned.
Laboratory Technologist

2 Posts

Ref: AD/2/99/13

Location: Kiambu / Kerugoya
Applicants should be in possession of a bachelor’s degree in medical laboratory technology/science with a minimum of 2 years experience in a busy clinical laboratory and should be registered with the Kenya Medical Laboratory Technologists and Technicians Board (KMLTTB); and be computer literate.

Those with HND in medical laboratory technology and at least 3 years experience in a busy clinical laboratory will also be considered.

Additional certification in GCLP and laboratory quality systems will have a distinct advantage. 

The successful candidate will: 
·                     Work in partnership with partner laboratories, quality assurance and quality control in the laboratory, leading to accreditation with internationally recognized  standards. 
·                     Participate in internal and external quality assurance programmes. 
·                     Establish and maintain systems for implementation of laboratory activities: Planning introduction of new diagnostic procedures, monitoring and evaluation. 
·                     Ensure quality procedures are maintained in the pre-analytical, analytical and post-analytical phases of specimens processing. 
·                     Participate in development and review of Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs). 
·                     Development of bio-safety programmes in the laboratory. 
·                     Supervise and mentor Medical laboratory Technologists in satellite project laboratories.
·                     Implementation of commodity management practices to ensure regular and consistent supply of equipment and laboratory consumable.
Clinical Officers 

2 Posts

Ref: AC/2/100/13

Location: Kimbimbi / Kerugoya
The ideal candidate must be in possession of a minimum of a diploma in clinical medicine with expertise in Paediatric/Adult ART management and/or counseling with 3 years working experience in the field of HIV Care & Treatment. 

In addition, they must be registered, have excellent verbal and written communications skills and be computer literate. 

The successful candidate will: Provide clinical services for all HIV infected adults & children in satellite facilities weekly or twice in a month ensuring appropriate care, proper lab monitoring, proper use & reporting of ARVs & other OI drugs as well as documentation. 

Strengthen documentation & reporting of HIV care activities by ensuring patient charts are correctly and fully completed and maintenance of requisite registers at all services delivery points at the facility. 

Provide mentorship to nurses and other health care workers providers on the management of HIV and documentation regarding: On-job mentorship sessions, CME trainings and participation in MDT meetings in supported sites. 

Summarize and submit monthly case summaries for discussion and documentation of best practices and lessons learnt. 

Work with the CBTS Coordinator to create and strengthen linkages between the health facility and the community in line with defaulter tracing and psychosocial support. 

Delivery of effective and efficient quality PMTCT services at the health facilities.
Supply Chain Co-ordinator 

1 Post 


Ref: AC/2/101/13

Location: Nairobi with frequent field travel
The Supply Chain Coordinator will be responsible for providing mentorship to partner organizations in all aspects related to health commodities management. 

Applicant should be holders of at least a Diploma in Pharmacy. 

Those with additional training in operations or supplies and logistics management will have a distinct advantage. 

In addition they should possess 3 years experience in the design, implementation and evaluation of health related supply chain management systems including pharmaceuticals and diagnostic supplies.

How to apply
Please note that all the positions are full-time and on a one year contract renewable on satisfactory performance and mutual agreement.
Please note also that the University of Nairobi is an equal opportunity employer. 

Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.
Note: Applicants should submit seven (7) copies of the application letter and supporting documents stating their preferred location in the letter to :-

The Principal,
College of Health Sciences, 
P.O Box 30197 00100, 
Closing Date: Friday: March 15, 2013

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