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The Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established in Kenya in 1979 through the Science and Technology (Repealed) Act, Cap 250 of the Laws of Kenya and as currently established and dully accredited to continue to operate as such under the Science Technology and Innovation Act, 2013 as the national body responsible for carrying out research in human health in Kenya. KEMRI’s vision is “to be a leading centre of excellence in human health research” and its mission is “to improve human health and quality of life through research, capacity building and service delivery”.

KEMRI seeks to recruit dynamic, innovative and experienced persons to fill the following positions:-


This is the entry grade for this grade. The Officer will work under the guidance and supervision of a senior officer.


Duties and responsibilities at this level will entail:

  • Verification of information relating to recruitment, Appointment, transfers, Human Resource Management records and complements control;
  • Drafting of quarterly and annual performance contract reports;
  • Updating and maintaining recruitment, selection and training documents; and
  • Updating of the retirement benefits, medical, GPA and Group life
  • issuing personal particulars forms and official secrets declaration forms to newly recruited staff;
  • keeping bio data for newly employed staff;
  • acquiring and distributing staff employment cards; and
  • collecting and collating data for training needs analysis;


For appointment to this grade, an officer must have:

  • Diploma in any of the following disciplines; Human Resource Management, Personnel Management, Human Resource Development, Industrial Relations, Labour Relations or any other relevant and equivalent qualification from a recognized
  • Membership to Institute of Human Resource Management (IHRM).
  • Proficiency in Computer applications; and
  • Fulfil the Requirement of Chapter six of the Constitution

 Key Skills and Competencies

  • Planning skills
  • Communication and reporting skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Team player

How to Apply

Terms of Employment: A six (6) months contract, as per KEMRI Human Resource Policy and Procedures Manual with a probation period for the first three (3) months.

All the applications to be done through KEMRI Website

E-Recruitment Portal on or before 11th May 2021 latest 5.00 p.m.

 KEMRI is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity; persons with disability, women, youth and those from marginalized areas are encouraged to apply. KEMRI does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment process including application, interview and processing of offer letter. If asked for a fee, report such request immediately.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted

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