ICAP of Columbia University Research Site Coordinator Job in Nyanza Kenya

ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership with the Ministry of Public Health and Sanitation and the Ministry of Medical Services to strengthen HIV Care and Treatment services at provincial and district health facilities. 
This program is part of a US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC). 
Applications are invited for the following position:
 
Research Site Coordinator
 
Location: Nyanza
 
Overall Job Function:
 
The Research Site Coordinator will be responsible for overseeing day to day study activities at the research site to ensure smooth implementation of the study, safety of study participants, and accuracy of the data collected. 
S/he will be supervised by the Study Coordinator
 
Key Responsibilities:
  • To obtain patient consent to participate in the project 
  • To administer questionnaires to healthcare providers and lay counsellors 
  • To monitor patient recruitment and retention and oversee follow- up and patient tracking activities 
  • To ensure proper storage of study materials 
  • To carry out on-site quality control for data collection 
  • To supervise Research Assistants
Requirements
  • Nursing Degree or relevant Degree/Diploma in Social Sciences 
  • Experience in conducting research 
  • Excellent communication skills ( both oral and written) 
  • Good use of Microsoft office especially in excel
All applications including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the HR and Administration Manager, ICAP icap.vacancies@gmail.com on or before 10th July 2013. 
Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

ICAP is an Equal Opportunity Employer