Check your search results here

Receptionist 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: Receptionist (1 Position) KMR/ 8 Vacancy No. FN-027-05-2021

Reports to:  Study coordinator

Location: Kisumu

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

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive and welcome all visitors to the Study Clinic
  • Receive and welcome referred participants for screening and possible enrolment and follow up visits.
  • Schedule appointments with
  • Organize in liaison with the clinic lead and Outreach coordinator, schedules for study participants
  • Counter-checking completeness of locator information forms after screening/enrolment and during follow-up visits.
  • Facilitate efficient participant flow within the
  • Receive all external and internal calls to the
  • Write regular reports on the participant clinic flow, appointments and reimbursements.
  • Maintain participant schedule database, re imbursement and ensure they are refreshed and comfortable as they wait.
  • Observe participants’ and visitors’ traffic within the clinic
  • Receive all parcels delivered at the reception, track and disburse appropriately
  • Maintain the study participant link log and all registers, diaries and appointment cards, ensuring confidentiality and safe storage of these documents
  • Updating participant link log
  • Communicate well with all visitors at the reception including study participants. Chanel all issues raised appropriately
  • Take minutes during study site meetings and send them out on time
  • Facilitate study regulatory approvals, forwarding submission package to SERU/PPB and follow up of the approvals with the Nairobi CMR office


  • Diploma in Secretarial, Front Office Administration, hospitality
  • Excellent knowledge and extensive experience in computer applications, MS word, Excel, and access
  • Ensure participant retention
  • Prior experience working in a busy clinical research or medical set up
  • Organizational and time management
  • Must be a good communicator, good listener, patient, proactive and with vast knowledge in Public relation
  • Excellent social and public relations skills
  • Computer literacy
  • Data entry skills
  • Ability to follow instructions, good listener, honest and attention to detail
  • Fair Knowledge and experience in finance and budgets
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and care, reproductive health services is an added advantage

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.

DO NOT MISS to Subscribe below for the latest jobs to your EMAIL for FREE

Enter your email address:

Delivered by FeedBurner

Want to know the latest news, read great articles, features, jobs and careers? Then click here