Study Nurse Job Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya – KEMRI Wellcome Trust

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust

Position Title: Study Nurse (Temporary)

Reference Number: SN-Temp-12-08-2022

Employment Type: Temporary Contract

Category: Research

Job Grade: 5.01

Country: Kenya

Location: Nairobi

Job Purpose: Temporary (One month and a half)

The holder of the position will be responsible for supporting data collection on a project on universal health coverage in Kenya. This is a short-term assignment.

Reports To: Study PI / PhD researcher.

Direct Reports: None

Financial Responsibility: None

Key Responsibilities:

Under the direction of supervisor to:

  • Administer surveys using software such as Open Data Kit, Redcap, or other software.
  • Assist in organising and coordinating data collection workshops.
  • Generate data collection reports.


Essential Criteria:

  • Diploma in Nursing
  • At least three years’ experience working as a nurse at health facility or research setting such as a clinical trial.
  • Valid membership with Nursing Council

Desirable Criteria / Skills

  • Knowledge of the Kenyan health system and universal health coverage.
  • Experience in collecting quantitative data preferably using software such as open data kit, Redcap or other software.
  • Basic knowledge of research methods, statistics, or health economics.


  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Strong Organizational, planning and administrative skills
  • Strong attention to detail and ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Teamwork with the ability to work diverse teams

Physical Environment / Conditions:

This position will be entirely based in Nairobi and with field work within the Nairobi County.

Application Procedure:

CLICK HERE to apply online.

All applicants are required to state their current/last salary.

Candidates must supply an email and telephone contact that will be used when offering interviews.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Shortlisted candidates shall be required to produce ORIGINALS of their National Identity Card, academic and professional certificates, original transcripts and testimonials, detailed curriculum vitae and valid clearance certificate (certificate of good conduct) during the interviews.

The application closing date is 21st August 2022

KEMRI-Wellcome Trust Research Programme (KWTRP) is an equal opportunity employer. Direct or indirect canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification. KWTRP does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process (application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).