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Nov 3, 2017

KENPHIA Survey Field Team Leaders Massive Recruitment

Ministry of Health, Republic of Kenya and ICAP of Columbia University

55 Jobs in Kenya

The Ministry of Health, in collaboration with ICAP of Columbia University is working in partnership to implement the Kenya Population-based HIV Impact Assessment (KENPHIA) survey across 47 counties in Kenya. KENPHIA will assess the impact of HIV at a population level. 

This program is part of US Government initiative against HIV in Kenya that receives funding from PEPFAR through CDC.

This is a population-based survey funded by ICAP to be conducted by the Ministry of Health.
Applications are invited from Kenyan nationals for the following positions:-
Position: Field Team Leader 

(55 Positions)
Job Category: Equivalent of GoK Job Group J
Location: Field-based with deployment anywhere in Kenya
Reports To: KENPHIA Regional Coordinator
Duration: 6 months
Terms of Service: Temporary
Language Requirements: English and Kiswahili required. Proficiency in any local language is an advantage
Overall Job Function: Reporting to their respective Regional Coordinator, the Field Team Leader will be responsible for coordinating a 7-person team (interviewers, HBTC counsellors & laboratory technologists and driver) to conduct the KENPHIA door-to-door survey across Kenya.
Key Responsibilities:
  • Ensure that Field Team members adhere to KENPHIA protocol and standard operating procedures
  • Manage work schedules for field team members and align with supply chain to ensure all necessary materials are available when needed for ground level survey implementation activities
  • Ensure that daily data collection activities run smoothly and all selected households and eligible members within an Enumeration Area have been properly interviewed and all required biomedical samples are collected, tested and appropriate referrals given
  • Oversee ground level supply chain including submitting timely requests, recording receipt and ensuring correct storage of all necessary survey implementation materials
  • Ensure timely submission of required reports as is requested
  • Diploma or degree in nursing, Psychology, clinical medicine or other social sciences
  • Must have survey experience with a supervision or leadership role. Experience working with the Kenya National Bureau of Statistics in surveys and/or research surveys will be an added advantage. 
  • Competence in logistics and deployment planning experience obtained through participation in similar household-based surveys, which should include the coordination of teams, vehicle route planning and tracking of sample shipments
  • Proficiency in the use of mobile-based data collection tools such as tablets
  • Availability for full time field work anywhere in Kenya
  • Availability to work non-standard working hours (evening, weekends and holidays)

How to Apply:
1. All applications to be addressed to the Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health
2. Register your application at and complete your online application form and upload your letter of application and CV
  • Your CV should not be more than three (3) pages and should have names of three (3) professional references with their cell phone numbers and email addresses. At least one should be either your current or former supervisor.
  • Do not attach copies of certificates or any other document
  • Deadline: All applications should be received by 17th November 2017 by 5.00 pm
  • Candidates are advised to apply for one position only which suits their experience
  • Only short listed candidates will be contacted. All applicants will be required to provide their original and copies of academic and professional certificates and a national identity card at the point of interview
  • Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification
Julius Korir, CBS
Principal Secretary, Ministry of Health
The Ministry of Health is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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