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Data Assistant Job in Kenya

IMPOWER is a Phase 3, Randomized, Active-Controlled, and Double-blind Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Islatravir Once-Monthly as Preexposure Prophylaxis in Cisgender Women at High Risk for HIV-1 Infection. The study has the following vacancies;

 Position: Data Assistant (1 Position) KMR 7 -Vacancy No. FN-023-05-2021

Reports to: Data Manager

Location: Kisumu

 Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period

 Duties and Responsibilities

  • Updating study databases
  • Arranging follow up files for daily participants schedules
  • Performing QA/QC of Case report forms (CRFs) and name charts to ensure quality and accuracy both hard copies and online.
  • Maintain data supplies inventory
  • Filing study documents
  • Specimen Label printing and delivery to the clinic team
  • Participate actively in the archival process of study data and ensuring proper storage and maintenance of the
  • Communicate closely with Data Manager to ensure priority tasks are completed and to resolve any data or other related issues that arise.
  • Ensure data entry computers and all equipment in data room are secure, password protected and used appropriately.
  • Promptly responding to QC
  • Develop and review of data related
  • Generating weekly 


  • Higher Diploma in Actuarial science , Computer related courses or its equivalent
  • Experience in data entry and organization
  • Competency in using computer software applications like Microsoft Office programs and familiarity with web-based programs, excel spreadsheets required.
  • Minimum of 1 year’s relevant work experience preferably in a healthcare
  • Must be competent in computer statistical packages
  • Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and communication
  • Strong organizational
  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance.
  • Attention to details.
  • Strong professional references from previous
  • Above average computer applications experience and
  • Ability to work in a clinically busy, resource-challenged, and demanding environment

How to Apply

Applicants should attach the following:

  • Letter of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and date available to start working for the study
  • Current Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address
  • Two letters of reference with contact telephone numbers
  • Copies of Academic Certificates and Transcripts
  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
  • A copy of National Identity card or passport
  • Requirements of Chapter six of the constitution

Applications to be done through the email no later than 24th June 2021.

(Indicate Position & Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email)

 KEMRI or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR department. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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