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Receptionist Job in Kenya

IMPOWER is a Phase 3,
Randomized, Active-Controlled, and Double-blind Clinical Study to Evaluate the
Efficacy and Safety of Oral Islatravir Once-Monthly as Preexposure Prophylaxis
in Cisgender Women at High Risk for HIV-1 Infection. The study has the
following vacancies;

Position: Receptionist (1 Position) KMR/ 8 Vacancy No. FN-027-05-2021

Reports to:  Study coordinator

Location: Kisumu

 Duration: 1 Year
Renewable Contract as per KEMRI Scheme of Service. The first 3 months is a
probation period

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Receive
    and welcome all visitors to the Study Clinic

  • Receive
    and welcome referred participants for screening and possible enrolment and
    follow up visits.

  • Schedule
    appointments with

  • Organize
    in liaison with the clinic lead and Outreach coordinator, schedules for
    study participants

  • Counter-checking
    completeness of locator information forms after screening/enrolment and
    during follow-up visits.

  • Facilitate
    efficient participant flow within the

  • Receive
    all external and internal calls to the

  • Write
    regular reports on the participant clinic flow, appointments and

  • Maintain
    participant schedule database, re imbursement and ensure they are
    refreshed and comfortable as they wait.

  • Observe
    participants’ and visitors’ traffic within the clinic

  • Receive
    all parcels delivered at the reception, track and disburse appropriately

  • Maintain
    the study participant link log and all registers, diaries and appointment
    cards, ensuring confidentiality and safe storage of these documents

  • Updating
    participant link log

  • Communicate
    well with all visitors at the reception including study participants.
    Chanel all issues raised appropriately

  • Take
    minutes during study site meetings and send them out on time

  • Facilitate
    study regulatory approvals, forwarding submission package to SERU/PPB and
    follow up of the approvals with the Nairobi CMR office


  • Diploma
    in Secretarial, Front Office Administration, hospitality

  • Excellent
    knowledge and extensive experience in computer applications, MS word,
    Excel, and access

  • Ensure
    participant retention

  • Prior
    experience working in a busy clinical research or medical set up

  • Organizational
    and time management

  • Must
    be a good communicator, good listener, patient, proactive and with vast
    knowledge in Public relation

  • Excellent
    social and public relations skills

  • Computer

  • Data
    entry skills

  • Ability
    to follow instructions, good listener, honest and attention to detail

  • Fair
    Knowledge and experience in finance and budgets

  • Knowledge
    of HIV prevention and care, reproductive health services is an added

How to Apply

Applicants should attach
the following:

  • Letter
    of Application (Indicate Vacancy Number) and
    date available to start working for the study

  • Current
    Resume or Curriculum Vitae with Telephone number and e-mail address

  • Two
    letters of reference with contact telephone numbers

  • Copies
    of Academic Certificates and Transcripts

  • A
    copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)

  • A
    copy of National Identity card or passport

  • Requirements
    of Chapter six of the constitution

Applications to be done
through the email
 [email protected] no later than 24th
June 2021.

(Indicate Position &
Vacancy Number as the subject of your Email)

 KEMRI or any of its programs, Studies or Projects does not
solicit for Money or any form of reward for a Job applicant to be considered
for employment. Any such requests should be immediately reported to the HR
department. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.


 Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

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