Data Clerk (Community Interviewer) Job in Kenya

Data Clerk (Community Interviewer)

Job Summary:

The Officer will be responsible in identifying, consenting recruitment, follow up and retention of eligible study participants. S/he must be flexible and work within the existing structure, in a professional and ethical manner with competence, accountability and integrity.

Duties and Responsibilities

 Assist in identification of potential participants

 Consent and recruit eligible participants

 Ensure consistent implementation of research protocol over time

 Schedule participants for follow ups

 Complete study forms accurately & completely

 Ensure he/she has the requisite supplies in good time

 Work closely with the data team to resolve queries

 Maintain strict confidentiality of sensitive research information

 Participate in monthly program meetings

 Must be able to relate well with MOH staff and CHVs and the community

 Perform any other duties assigned/delegated by the study management.

Person Specifications
 For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

 KCSE mean grade D+ and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;

 Fluency in both written and oral Luo, English & Swahili languages

 Possession of GCP certificate is an added advantage

 Be in possession of a valid motorcycle rider’s license and able to ride motorcycle.

 Experience in electronic data collection e.g smartphone, tablets

 Be a resident or willing to live and work in the study area

 Experience in working in a research /hospital setting is an added advantage

Desired Qualities

 Ability to maintain project schedules and work extra hours as needed

 Ability to perform all duties and responsibilities independently, in a timely manner with minimal supervision

 Attention to details and good work ethics

 Must be able to write brief reports and keep records that are clear and legible

 Ability to adhere to research protocol as written

Key Skills and Competencies

Planning and Organization Skills

Communication Skills

Interpersonal Skills

Team player

Terms of employment:

This is a one (1) year contract, renewable subject to availability of funds, with a probation period for the first 3 months. Salary is negotiable within the KEMRI scheme of service depending on education, experience and demonstrated competency.

How To Apply

All the applications to be addressed to Deputy Director, CGHR, P. O. Box 1578-40100 Kisumu and submitted through KEMRI Website on or before November 2, 2023 latest 5.00 p.m.