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Retention Officer

Study Description
The KEN SHE Study is a prospective, blinded randomized study that will test the efficacy of single- dose bivalent and nonavalent HPV vaccination as a catch-up
Position: Retention Officer (1 Position) K MR /7 (K) Vacancy No. FN-025-11-2019
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
·         Oversee the trackers retention activities
·         Continuously Assess retention rates per participant per tracker and support as needed
·         Consult with management and take lead in the Multidisciplinary team meeting
·         Keep track of the transport reimbursement log and oversee update as needed in liaison with reception
·         Provide timely reports and solutions to
·         Track and do summary report of all missed visits and tracing efforts
·         Confirm and address participant relocation
·         Engage with stakeholder i.e. School administration, parents, student and peers to foster retention of participants
·         Review and update retention SOP as needed
·         Review retention strategy in consultation with the team
·         Retention incentives procurement and distribution
·         Time to time community engagement, school retention club and health talk
·         Link with parents, participants and clinic
·         Work hand in hand with the CLO and lead clinic person in addressing any retention matters regarding participants
·         Develop training materials and Mentorship of study staff
·         Identifies gaps and issues that require attention and channels them
·         Ensures privacy and
·         Performs other duties as may be assigned to him/her by the study coordinator
·         Works in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity
·         Diploma in nursing – Registered Community Health Nurse (KRCHN).
·         Must be registered with the Nursing officer’s council of
·         Extensive experience working in Research
·         Experience and interest in working in an innovative and demanding
·         Ability to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve
·         Strong communication, training, leadership skills
·         Excellent organizational skills

Community Tracker

Reports to: Community Liaison Officer
Location: Kisumu
Duration: 1 Year Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a probation period
·         Community engagement
·         Community sensitization and mobilization for the
·         Work with CORPS to map study area and recruit potential subjects
·         Hold regular meetings and communication with local leaders and Community Units
·         Network with stakeholders
·         Participate in accelerated mobilization (distributing flyers and posters and conducting a mobile campaign with a public address system to mobilize the community
·         Liaise with community leaders, gatekeepers and the community members about the study in consultation with the CLO
·         Community Advisory Board formulation and continuously liaising with the board
·         Participant recruitment activities
·         Conducting outreach activities and participant referral
·         Escorting participant’s home as needed
·         Counselling and informed consent process
·         Develop and review participant recruitment SOP and implement strategies
·         Participant referral to site
·         Participant retention activities
·         Obtaining and updating participant locator information
·         Report writing on recruitment and retention strategies and updating of the community diary
·         Develop and review participant retention SOP and implement strategies
·         Participate in health talks at the site and health facilities
·         Participant physical and phone tracing as
·         Ability to hold discussions with teachers, parents and guardians regarding their respective children’s retention.
·         Diploma in Community health, Social Sciences, social work, sociology, psychological counselling or other related
·         Experience in working in a busy clinical research set up with extensive hands-on experience working in with communities and other
·         Experience working in a busy reproductive health service provision/promotion organization or delivery of contraceptive
·         Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added advantage
Required Experience/Skills
·         Two years working experience as community tracker or related function
·         Commitment to integrity and high-quality performance
·         Good ability to work in a team
·         Keen and attentive to detail
·         Ability to task-shift
·         Ability to work independently, team player, good communicator, respectful, flexible, enthusiastic, innovative and proactive
·         Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili. Luo speakers have an added
·         Experience in mobilizing the community especially youth and women organizations
·         Computer literacy
·         Counselling skills
How to Apply
·         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
All applications to be done through 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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