Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Study Medical Officer.

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Opening Date: 6th May, 2022
Background Information:

Sanofi study: A parallelgroup, Phase III, multistage, modified doubleblind, multiarmed study to assess the efficacy, safety, and immunogenicity of two SARSCoV2 Adjuvanted Recombinant Protein Vaccines (monovalent and bivalent) for prevention against COVID19 in adults 18 years of age and older.

We have the below vacancies in the SANOFI study.

Position: Study Medical Officer (1 Position) K MR 5 Vacancy No. FN003042022
Reports to:
Study Coordinator
Location: Kisumu

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

Bachelor’s Degree in Medicine and surgery (MBChB)

Experience in a clinical research setting is preferred

Knowledge of clinical trial ethics and Good Clinical Trial Practice will be an added advantage

Duties and Responsibilities:

Provide training, mentoring and guidance to clinical staff in all aspects of trial conduct and project orientation to ensure compliance with protocols and guidance documents
Promote good clinical practice in the conduct of clinical studies and provide medical input at all stages of the project lifecycle

Ensure preparedness of staff and site for study implementation.

Participate in participant review and care, and in all study, procedures as guided by study protocols.

Oversee all clinic and other study personnel performing study specific tasks and procedures.

Oversee regulatory submissions and approvals to local ethical review committees and liaise with other project managers to ensure timely submissions to international institutional review boards.

Maintain all study records including but not limited to, regulatory binders, study specific source documentation and other materials as required.

Monitors adverse events and reports them to the safety monitor as required.
Coordinates and facilitates monitoring and auditing visits, notifies appropriate institutional officials audits, responses to any findings and implements approved recommendations.

Take lead in addressing clinic related queries from both internal and external monitors.

Act as liaison between investigators, participants and staff.

Support in participants retention activities.

May perform other jobrelated duties as requested or required

Required Experience

Must have valid retention certificate from KMPDC

Experience in research setting and having Human Subject protection certificate will be an added advantage

Other Required Skills

Demonstrated competence in adolescent girls and young women reproductive health service delivery, including cervical cancer screening, counselling and provision of various contraception methods

Excellent interpersonal skills to deal effectively with clinicians, other study staff, participants,
administrators, regulators, monitors and sponsors.

Familiarity with the Microsoft Office Suite.

Excellent organizational skills to independently manage work flow.

Ability to prioritize quickly and appropriately

Ability to multitask.

Meticulous attention to detail

How to Apply

a) All applicants must meet each selection criteria detailed in the minimum requirements.

b) Must include a current CV with names of at least three referees.

c) Must include copies of academic and professional certificates.

A duly signed application letter indicating the vacancy reference with copies of documents listed above should be sent to: not later than 26th May, 2022.


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