KEMRI Community Mobilizer & Tracker Job

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IMPOWER is a Phase 3, Randomized, Active-Controlled, and Double-blind Clinical Study to Evaluate the Efficacy and Safety of Oral Islatravir Once-Monthly as Preexposure Prophylaxis in Cisgender Women at High Risk for HIV-1 Infection. The study has the following vacancies;

Position: Community Mobilizer & Tracker (3 Positions) KMR/ 7 Vacancy No. FN-024-05-2021

Reports to: Recruitment and Retention Officer Location: Kisumu

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


  • Community sensitization and mobilization for the
  • Work with CORPS to map study area and recruit potential
  • Hold regular meetings and communication with local leaders and Community
  • Network with
  • Participate in accelerated mobilization (distributing flyers and posters and conducting a mobile campaign with a public address system to mobilize the community.
  • Liaise with community leaders, gatekeepers and the community members about the study in consultation with the Recruitment and Retention Officer.
  • Participant recruitment
  • Conducting outreach activities and participant
  • Escorting participant’s home as
  • Counselling and informed consent
  • Participant referral to
  • Participant retention
  • Obtaining and updating participant locator
  • Report writing on recruitment and retention strategies and updating of the community
  • Develop and review participant retention SOP and implement
  • Participate in health talks at the site and health
  • Participant physical and phone tracing as needed


  • Higher Diploma in Community health, Social Sciences, social work, sociology, psychological counselling or other related fields.
  • Experience in working in a busy clinical research set up with extensive hands-on experience working in with communities and other
  • Experience working in a busy reproductive health service provision/promotion organization or delivery of contraceptive
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and care services and family planning services
  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human Subjects Protection training is an added advantagebility to hold discussions with teachers, parents and guardians regarding their respective children’s
  • Two years’ experience in a similar
  • Experience in research setting and having Human Subject protection certificate will be an added advantage
  • Good communication skills
  • Pleasant personality
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Good report writing skills
  • Good Computer skills, especially, MS Office packages

How to Apply

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 [email protected] 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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