Planning and Strategy Officer at Kenya Medical Research – KEMRI

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.

Job Description

The Directorate of Strategy and Compliance requires Planning and Strategy Officer KMR 6. 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.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Assisting in development and monitoring of the Institute Work plan and budget tracking;
  • Assisting in Writing and submitting reports on specific assignments;
  • Collection and Provision of economic planning data as required from time to time;
  • Assisting in compiling performance contract reports from the departments and keep records on performance contract targets;
  • Participating in the preparation and implementation of strategic plan;


  • Integrity     Added Advantage
  • Planning and Analytical skills     Added Advantage
  • Communication and reporting skills     Added Advantage
  • Interpersonal skills     Added Advantage
  • Bachelor’s degree in any of the following disciplines: Economics, Statistics, Mathematics, Project Planning and Management; Public Policy/Administration, Strategic Management, relevant science field or any other equivalent qualification from a reco     Mandatory
  • Proficiency in computer applications     Mandatory
  • Fulfilled the requirements of Chapter 6 of the Constitution.     Added Advantage
  • CRB Clerance Certificate     Added Advantage
  • Ethics and Anti-Corruption Commision Certificate     Added Advantage
  • Good Conduct Certificate     Added Advantage

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