Data Clerk (Community Interviewer) – Wagai, Siaya County at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI

  • Full Time
  • Anywhere

Kenya Medical Research Institute

KEMRI (Kenya Medical Research Institute) is a leading African research institution focusing on health and medical research, founded in 1979. It plays a crucial role in advancing healthcare through scientific innovation and collaboration nationally and internationally.

Data Clerk (Community Interviewer) – Wagai, Siaya County

  • Job Type Full Time
  • Qualification Diploma
  • Experience
  • Location Siaya
  • Job Field Data, Business Analysis and AI 

Key Responsibilities:

  • Identify and approach potential participants for the study;
  • Provide detailed explanations about the study, its purpose, procedures, and potential benefits/risks;
  • Administer the informed consent process to willing participants;
  • Conduct structured interviews with study participants using standardized questionnaires;
  • Perform spirometry tests to assess lung function in participants (training will be provided);
  • Measure and record participants’ height, weight, body mass index (BMI), and other relevant anthropometric data;
  • Accurately enter collected data into a tablet computer;
  • Regularly synchronize data with the central server to ensure data integrity and availability;
  • Follow all study protocols, procedures, and ethical guidelines;
  • Generate detailed weekly summaries of study progress;
  • Maintain organized records and documentation of all study-related activities;
  • Assist in other administrative tasks as required by the study coordinator.

Vacancy Requirements:

  • Be a holder of KCSE mean grade D+ and above or its equivalent from a recognized institution;
  • At least one year of experience in data entry/interviewing
  • Have a GCP certificate;
  • Proficiency in computer application;
  • Experience working in a hospital setting and research field.
  • Planning and Organization Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy in data collection and entry
  • Problem-solving skills and the ability to handle challenges in the field
  • Team player

Method of Application

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  • Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.

Interested and qualified? Go to Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI on erecruitment.kemri.go.ke to apply

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