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Opening date: April 29, 2022 Vacancy No. CGHR/280/04/22
Program description: This program is collaboration between the Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) and the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). It involves conducting research and program support for activities related to malaria, HIV, Tuberculosis and other diseases. Due to its continued growth, the HIV Research Division has the following vacancy in the pharmacy unit.
POSITION: Clinical Research Scientist – PHARMACIST (1 POSITION) KMR 5
1. Bachelor’s Degree in Pharmacy
2. Must be licensed by the Pharmacy and poisons Board of Kenya.
3. A minimum of one (1) year clinical pharmacy or research experience.
4. Experience in clinical research activities an added advantage.
5. Knowledge of good clinical practice (GCP) and human subject protection (HSP) in research.
6. Good judgment in problem solving, awareness of own limitations and strong internal motivation.
Position description: The Pharmacist will report to the Principal Investigator and will be responsible for investigational products management and accountability for the clinical research site. S/he will be required to make contribution to protocol development and implementation, including providing technical advice on pharmacy related issues.
Major duties and responsibilities:
i Coordinate all issues related to investigational products importations, supply and preparation of all doses for administration/use to/by the study participants.
ii Maintaining appropriate records of the receipt and disposition of investigational products and
inventory of all medicines.
iii Maintain a system to monitor and document storage conditions for investigational products to
ensure quality of the products is not compromised.
iv Manage study participant randomization process where applicable and ensure compliance to assigned treatment groups.
v Maintains the blinding of the participant’s treatment assignment to investigators, study nurses, clinic staff and participant, where required.
vi Maintains the confidentiality of the participant, participant’s pharmacy file and the study drug/placebo accountability record.
viiEstablishes a system to ensure that the participants sign an informed consent before dispensing the drugs and the current IRB approved version of the protocol is being followed when dispensing the investigational products.
viii Prepares pharmacy related standard operating procedures ensuring they meet GCP, NIH and other regulatory requirements.
ixFollows established departmental policies, procedures and objectives, continuous quality improvement objectives and safety, environmental and/or infection control standards.
x Ensure compliance to established local and international pharmacy research standards and delivering acceptable monitoring reviews.
xiLead and/or support in the conduct of clinical, pharmaceutical or epidemiological research.
xiiPerform any other duty as assigned by the immediate supervisor.
Terms of Employment: A one–year Renewable contract as per KEMRI scheme of service. Probation period for the first three months.
Remuneration: Compensation is negotiable within a relevant grade, based on educational levels, relevant experience and demonstrated competency.
How To Apply
Applications MUST include the following:
1. Application Letter (INDICATE VACANCY NUMBER)
2. Current Curriculum Vitae with telephone number and e–mail address
3. Three letters of reference with contact telephone numbers and e–mail addresses of the referees
4. Copies of Certificates, Diplomas or Transcripts
All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website http://www.kemri.go.ke/e–recruitment – E–Recruitment Portal on or before 19th May 2022 latest 5.00 p.m.
Please visit the KEMRI web site http://www.kemri.go.ke for more details on the advertisement.
KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER; WOMEN AND DISABLED PERSONS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS SELECTION PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW MEETING AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST
IMMEDIATELY TO RELEVANT AUTHORITY.
Only short–listed candidates will be considered.