Mass Recruitment At The Kenya Medical Research Institute (kemri)

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Mass Recruitment At The Kenya Medical Research Institute (kemri) 1 Position
Emploi Recruitment

Nairobi, Kenya

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Posted 2 weeks ago

Job Description

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following

positions:-

1. SENIOR INFORMATION COMMUNICATION TECHNOLOGY OFFICER, JOB

GROUP KMR 5 – 1 POSITION

a) Job Specification

The duties and responsibilities of the officer at this level will entail:

i. Developing documentation of computer programs and drawing up hardware

specifications according to instructions;

ii. Analyzing, designing, coding, testing and implementing computer programs and

security systems;

iii. training and giving support to users on effective and efficient use of ICT facilities;

iv. maintaining up to date equipment maintenance register;

v. installing, configuring and monitoring Local Area Network and Wide Area Network

components;

vi. updating and maintaining the Institute’s website;

vii. Performing regular data and application backups; and

viii. Mentoring staff.

b)Person Specification

For appointment to this grade an officer must have: -

i. At least four (4) years relevant work experience;

ii. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following disciplines: - Information Technology,

Computer Science, Computer Engineering or any other relevant and equivalent

qualification from a recognized Institution;

iii. Proven experience with programming, web and portal development skills as an added

advantage.

iv. Proven experience in Microsoft NAV development as an added advantage.

v. Proven experience in mobile apps development as an added advantage.

vi. Professional certification such as CCNP, CCNA, MCSE, MCSA, MCSD, N+, A+ Oracle,

CEH, CISSP, CISM, Linux+, Network+, Microsoft Certified IT Professional (MCITP) or

any other equivalent certification from a recognized Institution;

vii. Supervisory course lasting not less two (2) weeks from a recognized institution; from

a recognized institution;

viii. Demonstrated work performance and results; and

ix. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution (Documents to be availed

for shortlisted candidates during interviews).

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Analytical Skills

ii. Supervisory Skills

iii. Planning skills

iv. Communication and reporting skills

v. Interpersonal skills

vi. Team work

2. INTERNAL AUDITOR, JOB GROUP KMR 6 – 2 POSITIONS

a) Job Specification

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

i. Undertaking audit assignments in line with the approved audit work plan to confirm

the adequacy and effectiveness of governance, risk management and control;

ii. Performing substantive and compliance testing of accountable records and

documents and prepare working papers;

iii. Providing input in preparation of audit reports for audit engagements executed;

iv. Assisting in evaluating progress and effectiveness of action taken to implement

audit recommendations received from internal and external audits; and

v. Assisting in establishing a follow up mechanism on recommendations received

from all internal and external audits.

b)Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:-

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Commerce

(Accounting/Finance Option), Business Management (Accounting/Finance Option),

Economics, or equivalent qualification from a recognized Institution;

ii. Passed Part II of Certified Public Accountants (CPA II) Examination or its

recognized equivalent;

iii. Proficiency in computer applications; and

iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Ethical in character and possess high integrity

ii. Strong interpersonal skills

iii. Good communication skills

3. ACCOUNTANT, JOB GROUP KMR 6 – (1 POSITION)

This is the entry and training grade for Accountants. The Accountant will work under the

guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail:-

i. Preparing payment vouchers as well as revenue vouchers and submit for

processing in accordance with the laid down rules and regulations;

ii. Maintaining registers of documents received by and dispatched from the

department;

iii. Issuing receipts for monies received;

iv. Filling payments and receipt vouchers and ensure safety of accounts files;

v. Filing simple statutory returns with relevant institutions;

vi. Entering in the system entries relating to revenues and expenses; and

vii. Maintaining primary records such as cashbooks, ledgers, vote books, registers

and preparation of simple management reports e.g. imprest and expenditure

returns.

b)Person Specifications

 For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

i. Bachelor’s degree in Commerce (Accounting or Finance option), Business

Administration (Accounting option) or its equivalent qualification from a recognized

institution;

ii. Certified Public Accountants (CPA) Part II or its equivalent;

iii. Proficiency in computer applications; and

iv. Fulfilled the requirement of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competence

i. Proficiency in IT

ii. Planning skills

iii. Analytical skills

iv. Communication and reporting skills;

v. Interpersonal skills;

vi. Team player and

vii. Ethical and integrity

4. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICER, JOB GROUP KMR 6 -(1 POSITION)

a) Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

i. Taking part in reviewing tenders notices;

ii. Taking part in reviewing notices of award/regrets and tender acceptance process;

iii. Taking part in the compiling and evaluation of tenders;

iv. Taking part in the formulation of the supplies, procurement and inventory manuals

training and development of staff;

v. Safeguarding of tenders, quotations and request for proposals;

vi. Preparing tender and contract documents; reviewing tender advertising notices;

and

vii. Implementing an e-procurement vision plan.

b)Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Purchasing and Supplies Management,

Business Administration (Supply Chain Management Option), Procurement and

Logistics, Commerce (Supplies Management Option), or any other equivalent and

relevant qualification from a recognized institution

ii. Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);

iii. Proficiency in computer application; and

iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning skills

ii. Good communication and reporting

iii. Interpersonal and negotiation skills

iv. Team player

v. Ethical

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following

positions:-

1. CLINICAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST, KMR 5 – 1 POSITION

This is the entry and training grade in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under

guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail: -

i. Implementing pre-clinical and clinical research projects and/or supervise

designated aspects of the work;

ii. General diagnosis, care, treatment and provision of specialized clinical care for

study participants;

iii. Assist in carrying out fieldwork and pre-clinical and clinical experimental

procedures;

iv. Carry out experimental and/or developmental work;

v. Contributing to interpretation and validation of results

vi. Conduct community diagnosis, care and treatment during Corporate Social

Responsibility (CSR) activities;

vii. Assist in organization of the internal scientific seminars;

 

viii. Guiding visiting scientific students /students on attachment

ix. Maintaining the scientific pre-clinical and clinical facility

b) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following fields;- Medicine and surgery, Dentistry

or equivalent qualifications from a recognized Institution;

ii. Proficiency in computer application; and

iii. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competences

i. Planning and Organizational skills;

ii. Communication and reporting skills;

iii. Interpersonal skills;

iv. Creativity and Innovativeness;

v. Critical thinking skills

vi. Team player.

2. SENIOR NURSING OFFICER, JOB GROUP KMR 5 - 1 POSITION

a) Job specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

i. Taking part in developing and implementing nursing care policies related to

research activities;

ii. promoting innovation, creativity and excellence in nursing activities in the

Institute;

iii. Ensure implementation of nursing care and services required by the various diverse

research teams within the Institute;

iv. Spearhead patient\client Centredness’ practices within the research environment;

v. Monitoring and evaluating nursing activities to ensure compliance with prevailing

guidelines and statutory requirements;

vi. Ensuring performance contracting for the unit and capacity building by appraising

nursing staff;

vii. participating in scientific meetings;

viii. reviewing and approving Standard Operating Procedures (SOPs);

ix. establishing staff training needs and recommending training programs; and

x. Coach and mentor nursing staff.

 

b) Person specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

i. At least four(4) years relevant work experience;

ii. Bachelor’s degree in Nursing, public health, Psychology or any other equivalent

qualification from a recognized institution;

iii. Master’s degree in Nursing disciplines, public health, health management,

epidemiology or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized institution

will be an added advantage;

iv. Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

v. Valid Practising Licensing from Nursing Council of Kenya;

vi. Supervisory Course not lasting less than two (2) weeks from a recognized

institution;

vii. Proficiency in computer application;

viii. Demonstrated work performance and results; and

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Analytical skills.

ii. Strong communication and reporting skills.

iii. Strong managerial skills and ability to lead teams.

iv. Mentoring and coaching skills.

v. Interpersonal and negotiation skills.

vi. Team player.

3. CLINICAL OFFICER, JOB GROUP KMR 8 – 1 POSITION

This is the entry and training grade in this cadre. An officer at this level will work under

guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail: -

i. Take history from patients Carry out clinical services and procedures.

ii. Document all aspects of patient care and maintain accurate and complete medical

records

iii. Collect, prepare and store research samples and specimen;

iv. Filling case report forms;

v. Data Collection and involvement in field activities;

 

b) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: -

i. Diploma in clinical medicine;

ii. Registration Certificate from the Clinical Officers’ Council;

iii. Membership to a relevant professional body;

iv. Proficiency in computer application skills; and

v. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Communication and reporting skills

ii. Interpersonal skills

iii. Team player

4. REGISTERED NURSE, JOB GROUP KMR 8 – 2 POSITIONS

a) Job specifications:

This is the entry and training grade for Diploma holders in this cadre. An officer at this

level will work under the guidance of a senior officer.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will include:

i. Assessing patients and clients and establishing health care needs;

ii. Planning and implementing care interventions based on patients’/clients’ health

needs;

iii. Ensuring infection prevention control providing appropriate healthcare services,

iv. Including, administration of medication,

v. Providing health education and

vi. Counselling on identified health and socio-economic needs to patients/clients;

vii. Referring patients and clients appropriately;

viii. Ensuring a tidy and safe clinical environment; and

ix. Ensuring safe custody of the nursing equipment and nursing records.

b) Person Specifications

i. Diploma in any of the following disciplines: Kenya Registered Community Health

Nursing, Nursing, Kenya Registered Midwifery, Nursing/Midwifery, Nursing/Mental

Health and Psychiatry or any other equivalent qualification from a recognized

institution;

ii. Registration Certificate issued by the Nursing Council of Kenya;

 

iii. Valid Practising Licensing from Nursing Council of Kenya;

iv. Proficiency in computer application skills from a recognized institution; and

v. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Organisational Skills

ii. Communication Skills

iii. Interpersonal skills

iv. Team player

5. SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT OFFICER, JOB GROUP KMR 6 - (1 POSITION)

a) Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:-

i. Taking part in reviewing tenders notices;

ii. Taking part in reviewing notices of award/regrets and tender acceptance process;

iii. Taking part in the compiling and evaluation of tenders;

iv. Taking part in the formulation of the supplies, procurement and inventory manuals

training and development of staff;

v. Safeguarding of tenders, quotations and request for proposals;

vi. Preparing tender and contract documents; reviewing tender advertising notices;

and

vii. Implementing an e-procurement vision plan.

b)Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:-

i. Bachelor’s degree in any of the following: Purchasing and Supplies Management,

Business Administration (Supply Chain Management Option), Procurement and

Logistics, Commerce (Supplies Management Option), or any other equivalent and

relevant qualification from a recognized institution

ii. Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);

iii. Proficiency in computer application; and

iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning skills

ii. Good communication and reporting

iii. Interpersonal and negotiation skills

iv. Team player

v. Ethical

6. SENIOR SUPPLY CHAIN MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, JOB GROUP KMR 7 - (1

POSITION)

a) Job Specification

Duties and responsibilities will entail:

i. taking part in sourcing, supplier evaluation/rating, inviting offers, negotiations and

contracting;

ii. taking part in compiling and evaluation of Tenders;

iii. drafting communication of outcomes of procurement evaluations and service

delivery;

iv. drafting of procurement and disposal programs, plans, strategies and budgets;

iinspecting utilization and stock of supplies;

v. providing support to end users on procurement guidelines; rreviewing of tender and

contract documents;

vi. preparing tender opening minutes and register;

vii. safeguarding of tender documents and coding samples;

viii. reviewing preparation of technical specifications; reviewing of tender and contract

documents before approval;

ix. undertaking research to support procurement decisions;

x. implementing procurement plans and processing requisitions;

xi. mentoring and guiding procurement personnel; drafting bid awards;

xii. drafting tender advertising notices; and

xiii. Verifying payment documents for goods and services delivered to the Institute by

suppliers.

b)Person Specification

For appointment to this grade an officer must have:-

i. Minimum of four (4) years relevant work experience;

ii. Diploma in Purchasing and Supply Chain Management or any other equivalent

qualification from Chartered Institute of Purchasing and Supplies or any other

recognized institution.

iii. Membership to Kenya Institute of Supplies Management (KISM);

iv. Demonstrated work performance and results;

v. Proficiency in computer application; and

vi. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution

c) Key skills and Competencies

i. Problem solving and analytical skills

ii. Strong Interpersonal and negotiation skills

iii. Professionalism

iv. Ethical

 

v. Strong communication and reporting skills

vi. Attention to detail and quality orientation skills

7. LEGAL OFFICER JOB GROUP KMR 6 - (1 POSITION)

a) Job Description

This will be the entry and training grade for these legal officers. An officer at this level

will work under direct supervision of a senior officer.

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:-

i. Reviewing and verifying documentation vis-à-vis historical information contained

in individual case files;

ii. Obtaining information required on case files and communicating to the supervisor;

iii. Identifying legal and compliance risks;

iv. Compiling contract documentation for preparation and related documents for the

Institute.

v. Drafting of legal opinions;

vi. Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor;

b)Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

i. Bachelor of Law degree from a recognized institution;

ii. Postgraduate Diploma in Legal Studies from the Council of Legal Education;

iii. Admitted as an Advocate of the High Court;

iv. Valid practicing certificate;

v. Proficiency in computer application; and

vi. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competence

i. Strong communication and reporting skills

ii. Interpersonal and negotiation skills

iii. Integrity

iv. Team player

8. SENIOR LEGAL ASSISTANT, JOB GROUP KMR 7 - (1 POSITION)

a) Job Specification

i. Assists in planning for Board meetings and Board committee meetings;

ii. Assist in administration of the Board packs/ (Electronic Board Portal) and document

dissemination from management to the Board and Board committees;

iii. Assist in coordinating the collection, review and quality assurance of all

documentation and materials sent from management to the Board, Board

committees.

iv. Assist Maintaining the corporate record;

v. Ensuring that Board notices, minutes, papers are accurately filed;

vi. Organizing, supporting, and record keeping (including research, preparation for

and of all corporate record minutes) for the Board and Board committees;

vii. Ensuring effective corporate governance and maintaining a roster of all current

Board members and their skill sets;

viii. Ensuring the timely delivery of Board meeting and Board committee meetings

materials;

ix. Assist in payment of Board expenses and allowances and coordinating Board field

visits;

x. Ensuring that key governance/company secretarial matters are clearly identified

brought to the attention of the Corporation Secretary and Director, Legal

Services.

xi. Undertaking such assignments as may be assigned by immediate supervisor;

b)Person Specifications

i. At least four(4) years relevant work experience;

ii. Diploma in Legal studies or its equivalent from a recognized institution.

OR

Passed Part III of Certified Public Secretaries (CPS III) Examination or its

recognized equivalent;

iii. Proficiency in computer application; and

iv. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Interpersonal skills

ii. Communication skills

iii. Integrity

iv. Team player

9. CORPORATE COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER, JOB GROUP KMR 6 - (1

POSITION)

This is the entry and training grade for graduate Officers in this cadre. An officer at this

level will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

i. Creating awareness to the public on the Institute’s activities, services and products

that ensures continuous flow of information about events and activities for public

participation and engagement.

ii. Conduct educational and official visits in the institute through orientation within

the Institute’s laboratories to offer guidance on relevant areas of interest to ensure

the clients satisfaction and maintain good relationships.

iii. Circulate official communication to all members of staff through the corporate

email to enhance internal communication and coordinate institute activities.

iv. Facilitate conferences, seminars and workshops through registration of

participants and attending to visitors to ensure their needs are met and the events

objectives are achieved.

v. Prepare and maintain up to date research, corporate and financial publications, to

ensure proper maintenance and safety for reference.

vi. Serve as a representative for the department in International Institutional for

Standardization (ISO) matters by attending institutional meetings and ensuring

implementation by colleagues for continuous improvement of professional

standards.

vii. Handle customer inquiries through phone calls, personal visits and emails to ensure

customer satisfaction on service delivery.

viii. Organize corporate social responsibility activities by preparing the annual calendar

of events and participation to ensure positive publicity and good reputation of the

Institute.

b)Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must:

i. Bachelor’s Degree in any of the following; Mass Communication, Journalism, Public

Relations, International Relations, or any other equivalent qualifications from a

recognized institution

ii. Membership to Professional body such as Public Relations Society of Kenya (PRSK),

Media Council of Kenya (MCK) or Kenya Union of Journalists(KUJ); Marketing

Society of Kenya (MSK) where applicable.

iii. Proficiency in computer applications; and

iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Organizational skills

ii. Team building

iii. Negotiation skills

iv. Interpersonal skills

v. Organizational skills

10. SENIOR CORPORATE COMMUNICATION ASSISTANT, JOB GROUP KMR 7(1

POSITION)

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities of the officer will entail:-

i. Participating in organizing corporate events;

ii. Participating in arranging information, education and communication materials;

iii. Participating in implementing corporate social responsibility programs; and

iv. Participating in handling complaints in the Institute.

b) Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

i. At least four(4) years relevant work experience;

ii. Diploma in any of the following: Mass Communications, Communication Studies,

Public Relations, Journalism, International Relations, Graphic Design or any other

approved equivalent qualifications from a recognized institution;

iii. Proficiency in computer applications; and

iv. Fulfil the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competence

i. Communicational Skills

ii. Organizational skills

iii. Interpersonal skills

iv. Team player

11. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT OFFICER, JOB GROUP KMR 6 - (1

POSITION)

This is the entry and training grade for this cadre for graduate employees. An officer at

this level will work under guidance and supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities will entail:-

i. Verifying information relating to recruitment and performance appraisal;

ii. Assisting in payroll administration;

iii. Assisting in updating human resource records in an accurate and timely manner;

iv. Drafting correspondences;

v. Processing, monitoring employee leave records and ensuring timely reports;

vi. Assisting human resources in recruitment and performance appraisal;

vii. Liaising with the insurance, pension, medical providers; and

viii. Assisting in coordinating health and safety programs, HIV/AIDS Prevention,

gender, disability mainstreaming, Alcohol, Drug and Substance Abuse.

b)Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have:-

i. Bachelor’s Degree in Human Resource Management, Human Resource

Development, Human Resource Planning, Education, Public\Business

Administration, Commerce (HR Option), Government or any other relevant

qualification from a recognized Institution.

ii. Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).

iii. Proficiency in computer application skills ; and

iv. Fulfill the requirements of Chapter Six (6) of the Constitution.

c) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning skills

ii. Analytical skills

iii. Communication and reporting skills

iv. Interpersonal skills

v. Team player

12. HUMAN RESOURCE MANAGEMENT ASSISTANT, JOB GROUP KMR 8 - (1

POSITION)

This is the entry grade for this grade. The Officer will work under the guidance and

supervision of a senior officer.

a) Job Specifications

Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

i. Verification of information relating to recruitment, Appointment, transfers, Human

Resource Management records and complements control;

ii. Drafting of quarterly and annual performance contract reports;

iii. Updating and maintaining recruitment, selection and training documents; and

iv. Updating of the retirement benefits, medical, GPA and Group life schemes.

v. issuing personal particulars forms and official secrets declaration forms to newly

recruited staff;

vi. keeping bio data for newly employed staff;

vii. acquiring and distributing staff employment cards; and

viii. collecting and collating data for training needs analysis;

b)Person Specifications

For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

i. Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Human Resource Management,

Personnel Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations,

Labour Relations or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a

recognized institution.

ii. Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).

iii. Proficiency in Computer applications; and

iv. Fulfil the Requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution.

C) Key Skills and Competencies

i. Planning skills

ii. Communication and reporting skills

iii. Interpersonal skills

iv. Team player

Deadline: May 11, 2021

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