Data Clerk at Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI
25.05.2021
Kenya Medical Research - KEMRI
Nairobi, KE, Kenya

Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.
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 strategy.
No of Position: 3
K MR7 Vacancy No. FN-07-05-2021
Reports to: Data Manager
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 screening, enrolment and follow up files for daily schedules
Performing QA/QC of electronic Case report forms (eCRFs), chart notes and name charts to ensure quality and accuracy.
Printing CRFs, Consent forms as needed and arranging them in participant binders
Maintain data supplies inventory
Study Data management and filling
Participate in participant randomization process
Updating participant link log
Label printing and delivery to the clinic team
Labeling data room, logs, books and files
Participate actively in the archival process of study data and ensuring proper storage and maintenance of the same
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 and used appropriately.
Develop and review of data related SOPs
Required Qualifications
Diploma in ICT or computer related courses.
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.
Experience
Minimum of 2 years’ experience in a research organization and filed work
Proven project management skills and experience of managing staff in social science research projects, educational outreach or public engagement initiatives
Demonstrated experience of communication and coordination with education stakeholders at all levels;
Experience in conducting mixed-methods social science research involving the collection and analysis of qualitative and quantitative data;
Excellent written communication skills
Desirable Qualities
Excellent interpersonal, teamwork, and communication skills.
Strong organizational skills.
Commitment to integrity and high quality performance.
Attention to details
Strong professional references from previous supervisors.
Above average computer applications experience and proficiency.
Ability to work in a clinically busy, resource-challenged, and demanding environment

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