Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) – Information Scientist (2 Positions – Scientific Programmes, Resources Development & Knowledge Management – Nairobi).

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This is the entry and training grade for this cadre. An officer at this level will work under the guidance and supervision of a Senior Officer.

Job Specifications

The duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:- –

  • Supporting the evaluation, organization, cataloguing, classifying, managing and distributing information in a variety of formats
  • Providing support in creating relevant databases
  • Ensuring that information is up to date
  • Support in documenting of information requests from users
  • Contributing to development of promotional material for resource center
  • Assisting in preparation of information audits and inquiries
  • Helping to develop intranets for staff use
  • Support in preparation and maintenance of resource database

Person Specification

For appointment to this grade, a candidate must have: –

  • Bachelor’s degree in information science or equivalent qualification from a recognized institution;
  • Proficiency in computer application;

Key Skills and Competencies

  •  Problem-solving skills.
  • IT skills, including internet research skills.
  • Good organizational skills.
  • Teamwork and customer care skill

Kindly attach your Curriculum Vitae, cover letter, copies of certified academic and professional certificates, testimonials and other relevant documents.

All the applications should be done online through KEMRI Website Portal to be on or before 14th July 2022 latest 5.00 p.m. (East African Time)

Please visit the KEMRI web site for more details on the advertisement.

Successful candidates will be required to fulfil requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution.

KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted




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