NASCOP Medical Epidemiologist

Roles and Responsibilities:

Participate in assigned HIV surveillance projects
Work closely with his/her supervisor to establish and maintain collaborative and effective working relationships with the Ministry of Health (MoH) and other agencies and institutions, and key partners
Develop and review analysis plans, provide interpretation for analysis and write up results as needed
Work independently or with team members to put together protocols, data analysis plans, and other data dissemination outputs
Facilitate and/or coordinate dissemination of surveillance data through preparation of presentations, reports and scientific manuscripts
Provide technical assistance, capacity building and mentorship to stakeholders on epidemiologic and surveillance methods, survey design, data collection, management, analysis and use
Work in a multi-disciplinary team of epidemiologists, statisticians, surveillance officers, data managers and other surveillance personnel

Minimum Requirements:

A MBChB or related medical degree is required. A Master’s degree in epidemiology, Public Health Monitoring & Evaluation or related field is an additional advantage.
Minimum of ten years working with in epidemiology, public health, surveillance or related field is required.
Experience in stakeholder coordination in the HIV response across national and sub national levels of government.
Competent Experience in HIV Program management and HIV program monitoring and evaluation.
Demonstrated knowledge of concepts of surveillance and epidemiology.
Experience preparing survey and surveillance protocols, technical reports and scientific manuscripts.
Strong interpersonal skills in working teams with varying areas of expertise to accomplish project objectives.
Demonstrated strong communication skills; ability to effectively communicate both orally and written complicated epidemiological information to non-technical persons.
Working knowledge of statistical software such as SAS, STATA or R.
Fluency in English required.
Kenyan national with experience of working with the Kenyan Government at national and sub-national level

Desirable Skills:

Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Exceptional report writing skills
Ability to work under pressure and meet deadlines with minimum supervision
Good analytical and presentation skills
Deadline: March 14, 2022


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Qualified Kenyan nationals are encouraged to apply.

All applicants must address each selection criterion detailed in the minimum requirements above with specific and comprehensive information supporting each item. All applications must include the following:

Cover letter
Current CV with names and telephone numbers for three referees
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Only short-listed candidates will be contacted

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