Reseach Associate Jobs Vacancy at FHI 360 in Kenya
Job Title: Research Associate I
Req ID: 2901
FHI 360 is a nonprofit human development organization dedicated to improving lives in lasting ways by advancing integrated, locally driven solutions. Our staff includes experts in Health, Education, Nutrition, Environment, Economic Development, Civil Society, Gender, Youth, Research and Technology– creating a unique mix of capabilities to address today’s interrelated development challenges. FHI 360 serves more than 60 countries, all 50 U.S. states and all U.S. territories. We are currently seeking qualified candidates for the position of Research Associate I in Nairobi, Kenya.
Work closely with project staff to support project-specific GCLP laboratory audit activities and deliverables, and other project-specific activities.
Track/monitor local laboratory-related activities and information and prepare/present status reports.
Under supervision by project management staff, assist with capturing QA/QC details related to laboratory audits.
Monitor the progress of laboratory and project activities via telecommunications, e-mail; project-specific reporting and tracking of audits, reports, and other project metrics.
Organize and facilitate team meetings and participate in meetings with the government and the prime contractor as needed.
Manage the local laboratory-related paper files.
Tabulate local laboratory-related metrics.
Track audit reports.
Monitoring local laboratory audits and audit report schedules; prepare documents for upcoming laboratory audits.
Communicate with laboratory audit team members as requested.
Prepare laboratory-related training tools and presentations.
Review laboratory-developed documents and reports.
Prepare administration and analysis tools.
Interact with internal and external contacts to resolve issues with discretion, tact and poise.
Perform other related duties and administrative duties as assigned.
BS/BA in public health or related field and 5-7 years relevant experience and professional level of knowledge and expertise in research methods and application; or MS/MA /MPH and 1-3 years relevant experience and professional level of knowledge and expertise in research methods and application.
Familiarity with public health, HIV and/or clinical laboratories as related to clinical trials and laboratory analysis. Experience using relevant software and tools (SharePoint, Word, Excel, PowerPoint). Knowledge of and ability to use electronic data processing systems to gather, store, retrieve and analyze data. Must possess strong written, verbal, and organizational skills. Requires relevant English language skills and ability to manage fast-paced work flow with minimal supervision.
How to Apply:
FHI 360 has a competitive compensation package. Interested candidates may register online through FHI 360′s Career Center at www.fhi360.org/careercenter or through the Employment section at www.fhi360.org. Please submit CV/resume and cover letter including salary requirements. Please specify source in your application.
Deadline: 15th July 2012
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