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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: Pharmacy Coordinator (1 Position) KMR/ 7 Vacancy No. FN-021-05- 2021

Reports to: Principal Investigator

Location: Kisumu

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


  • Administer respective Case Report Forms (CRFs)
  • Carrying out QA/QC of study CRFs and source docs and resolve queries that may
  • Dispensing drugs and Study products to
  • Ensure prescription drugs are available for dispensing to participants
  • Maintaining pharmacy temperature and humidity logs
  • Generation and review of pharmacy SOP’s and ensuring adherence to the same
  • Counselling participants on adherence to study products
  • Participants Randomization process in liaison with the data and clinic
  • Maintain the pharmacy database and keeping it up to date.
  • Ensuring accurate and timely records of dispensed drugs and study products on the pharmacy logs and in the accountability logs and
  • Processing shipment documentation of study products and track study product shipment from source to site.
  • Processing study products destruction documents and taking part in actual destruction
  • Enhancing communication between pharmacy and local PPB and coordinating
  • Management of regulatory affairs regarding pharmacy
  • Training other staff on pharmacy protocol based
  • Custodian of the study products
  • Perform projection and orders of the required drugs in liaison with the study clinicians and account for their use
  • Perform stock checks and share out to the
  • Prepare and dispense prescribed medications and pharmaceutical preparations according to participants’
  • Provide advice for non-prescription
  • Monitor drugs and other medical supplies levels and initiate the procurement
  • Take inventory and track medication and supply orders as well as Keep records of all drug stocks ordered, drugs issued to clients and stocks remaining
  • Establish and maintain good relationships with participants to foster study
  • Prepare weekly and monthly progress reports of personal study activities
  • Closely work with other staff members to ensure the success of the study


  • Diploma in Pharmaceutical Technology
  • Degree in Public Health or any biomedical sciences
  • Registered with the pharmacy and poison board  
  • Five years working experience as registered Pharmaceutical Technologist
  • Extensive prior experience in clinical research
  • Experience in busy vaccine or drug clinical trials
  • Knowledge of HIV prevention and treatment services
  • Good Clinical Practice training/Human subjects Protection training
  • Knowledge of PPB regulatory requirements

Other Required Skills

  • Commitment to integrity and high quality performance
  • Good interpersonal skills and ability to work in a team
  • Keen and attentive to detail
  • Ability to follow instructions and procedures
  • Articulate in both verbal and written communication in English and
  • Counselling skills
  • Good track of record keeping
  • Some store keeping skills
  • Computer literacy

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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