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EGPAF Study Coordinator and Data Manager Jobs in Kisumu Kenya (JB00007813)


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Company Name
Sponsored by Recser H.Capital
Job Source
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation
Posted On
17 August 2011
Job Description
The Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation (EGPAF) is an internationally recognized leader in the fight against pediatric HIV / AIDS, working to eradicate pediatric HIV infection through research, advocacy, and the delivery of comprehensive HIV services to women, children, and their families in 17 countries globally.

Since 2000, the Foundation in Kenya has expanded from a small HIV and AIDS initiative to a large prevention, care, and treatment program covering several regions in Kenya.

EGPAF in Kenya is currently looking to recruit for the following positions:

Study Coordinator
Data Manager

Study Coordinator

Located in Kisumu and reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Study Coordinator coordinates and administers research study associated activities. He /she assist in project planning, and ensure that pre-established work scope, study protocol, and regulatory requirements are followed.

The Role

You will coordinate the study activities of the different study teams to ensure smooth implementation of the study, including facilitation of effective communication .You will supervise the study team to assess compliance with protocol, and accuracy of data.

You will assist correspondence to regulatory agencies, such as the IRB to ensure that all regulatory requirements have been met.

You will ensure the smooth and efficient day-to-day operation of grant funded research projects; oversee the procurement and of equipment and supplies.

You will act as the primary administrative point of contact for internal research staff and as the principle operational liaison for other Ministry of Health Personnel and Community groups.

You will monitor the progress of research activities; develop and maintain records of research activities, and prepare periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators. You will assist
in analyzing and interpreting of data.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will require a minimum of 3 years proven work experience as a HIV Research Coordinator. A degree in Nursing or medicine is a pre requisite for this role. A diploma in Clinical Medicine with over 5 years experience in similar position may be considered. A Master Degree in Public Health is desirable. Familiarity with the local language is an added advantage

Data Manager

Located in Kisumu and reporting to the Principal Investigator, the Data Manager will support data management of the implementation Research.

The role

You will co-ordinate the collection of study data from sites. You will review, analyze, and validate clinical trial data to ensure consistency, integrity and accuracy based on project specific guidelines.

You will manage data collection at the study site, including reviewing Case Report Forms (CRFs) for completeness and accuracy.

You will perform quality checks on the data and liaise with health facilities in solving issues arising. You will review, analyze, and validate Research data to ensure consistency, integrity and accuracy based on project specific guidelines.

You will review and approve CRF design, data review ground rules and database design according to Standard Operating Procedures and protocol. You will develop and maintain documentation and data management guidelines.

The Person

To be successful in this role you will require at least 3 years experience in Research Data Management, project evaluation, and training on M&E designs, tools and methodologies. Experience in statistical packages e.g SPSS, EPI Info, STATA is essential.

A degree in Maths (statistics Major) or IT is a prerequisite for this role. Post graduate degree in Statistics or Public (statistics Major) is an added advantage. Willingness to travel within the project area is essential.
Educational Requirements
Experience Requirements
Additional Requirements
Please submit your application attaching current resume’ to:

The closing date is: 26th August 2011

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Salary Range
Negotiable to Based on Experience
Other Benefits
Job Location
Nairobi, Kenya
Last date for applying
26 August 2011
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