Opportunities

Clinical Officer

Reference Number: 
CO23022024
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Clinical Trials
Job Grade: 
6.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

To provide efficient and effective clinical care to trial participants enrolled in the VAC078 trial. This is a phase III randomized controlled trial that involves evaluating the efficacy of a malaria vaccine. The post holder is expected to work as part of a multi-disciplinary team to ensure high quality acquisition of trial data and clinical care provision to trial participants. 

Early Post-doctoral Researcher-Challenge Studies

Reference Number: 
EPDR2322024
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Bioscience
Job Grade: 
9.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

The overall purpose of this post is to undertake research under the human infection (challenge) platform. This will need to be undertaken under good clinical practice ensuring compliance with regulatory, statutory and programme policies including other related research activities and execution of research studies.

The post holder will be responsible for day-to-day research activities, develop research ideas, and oversee a team of staff. The post holder will work as lead on specific area of work; contribute to tasks preparatory to the project(s), where applicable, to tasks including developing and submitting protocols, developing study work plans, organising, and conducting training for project-specific staff; and ensure compliance of all study staff to good practices and procedures. Although these are the primary responsibilities, the post-holder will also be involved in higher level responsibilities for ensuring all activities and procedures are carried out to quality standards, managing, and leading a team whilst expected to share the load and as guided by the PI.

This post is open to qualified PhD holders in a relevant field with strong research experience and will be funded for a two-years in the first instance. The post-holder is expected to develop research methods and to execute programme management as well as roles in data management, sample/specimen management, data analysis, and report writing and scientific dissemination through publication writing and presentations. The post is demanding, involving attention to detail and timescales, and strong engagement with various stakeholders and collaborators.

Senior Software Developer

Reference Number: 
SSD17022024
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Computing and Information Technology
Job Grade: 
7.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

This is a middle level position for this opening with higher levels of Autonomy, Influence and Complexity. Following SFIA 6 framework, this position is rated at Level 4.  The candidate would advise on the design, creation, testing and documenting of new and amended programs from supplied specifications to meet programme’s business objectives in accordance with agreed standards.

Assistant Research Officer

Reference Number: 
ARO09022024
Employment Type: 
Full time
Category: 
Epidemiology and Demography
Job Grade: 
6.01
Country: 
Kenya
Location: 
Kilifi
JOB PURPOSE: 

To be a co-lead on the day-to day activities of the VANGUARD Community Study which involves overseeing a community survey and collection of biological samples across the VANGUARD study sites in Kenya.

The post holder will coordinate the community survey and laboratory research activities in the study sites and be the key liaison with the VANGUARD Uganda team. He/she will contribute to planning of field work related to the community survey and laboratory related activities including field-laboratory liaison, samples/specimen management, data analysis and preparation of publications.