Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Pharmaceutical Technologist (1 Position), Kisumu.

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Position: Pharmaceutical Technologist (1 Position) KMR/ 7 Vacancy No. FN-022-05-2021

Reports to: Pharmacy 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

• Administer respective Case Report Forms (CRFs)
• Carrying out QA/QC of study CRFs and source docs and resolve queries that may arise.
• Dispensing drugs and Study products to participants.
• Ensure prescription drugs are available for dispensing to participants
• Maintaining pharmacy temperature and humidity logs
• Counseling participants on adherence to study products
• Participants Randomization process in liaison with the data and clinic teams.
• Ensuring accurate and timely records of dispensed drugs and study products on the pharmacy logs and in the accountability logs and Database.
• Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to participants’ prescription.
• Establish and maintain good relationships with participants to foster study retention.
• Closely work with other staff members to ensure the success of the study


• Diploma in pharmaceutical technology
• Registered with the pharmacy and poison board

d) Required Experience

• Two years working experience as registered pharmaceutical technologist
• Knowledge of HIV prevention and treatment services

e) Other Required Skills

• Commitment to integrity and high quality performance
• Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
• Keen and attentive to detail
• Ability to follow instructions and procedures
• Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and Swahili.
• Counselling skills
• Good track of record keeping
• Some store keeping skills
• Computer literacy

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 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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