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APHRC Research Officer Job Employment- Jobs in kenya 2017



Category: General Jobs in Kenya
Posted: Aug 24, 2017

ABOUT

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on population, health and education issues facing sub- Saharan Africa. Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans. The Center seeks to recruit a research officer to work within its Population Dynamics, Sexual and Reproductive Health and Rights Unit.

Responsibilities

  • Lead the process of obtaining ethical approval
  • Develop study tools, training and manuals and field guides to use for data collection
  • Coordinate the recruitment, training and supervision of field team
  • Coordinate field work and be responsible for data quality
  • Mobilize and educate the community in relation to the research project
  • Participate in the development of research proposals
  • Conduct literature review and participate in writing scientific papers
  • Prepare regular field and project reports
  • Participate in dissemination of research findings and policy dialogue with appropriate audiences
  • Prepare policy briefs and fact sheets from the projects’ findings
  • Other duties as required

Qualifications and Experience

  • Master of Science in Sociology, Demography, Economics, Public Health, Nursing, Social Work, Anthropology or related disciplines
  • At least 3 years’ post qualification experience, preferably in a research setting
  • Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as STATA, SPSS, NVivo or ATLAS.ti.
  • Experience conducting field research and managing research team
  • Excellent oral and written communication in English and Swahili
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, juggle tasks and meet tight deadlines.

How to apply:

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://hrs.aphrc.org by September 6, 2017. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center

  1. O. Box 10787 – 00100

Nairobi

For more information about APHRC visit www.aphrc.org

*AP**HRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children*

 

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