African Population and Health Research Center Intern – Junior Web Developer Jobs in Kenya

African Population and Health Research Center Intern – Junior Web Developer Jobs in Kenya

Deadline: October 28, 2019

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and engaged in
multidisciplinary, evidence-based policy research.

Our researchers address important issues and
challenges facing Africa in areas such as education, health, population, aging, urbanization and

We engage with policy makers in the region to disseminate our research findings to
influence policy decisions and improve the quality of life in Africa.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in design disciplines and processes such as client server solution architecture, MVC Models, OOP or High performance solutions preferably using PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax and pre-processors like SASS and LESS.
  • Experience and extensive use of Content Management Systems particularly Word Press, Joomla, Drupal or any other modern CMS.
  • Experience using collaborative software tools such as SVN, GIT, CVS and Mercurial for version control purposes.
  • Strong skills in designing interactive responsive user interfaces.

    Key Competencies

  • Ability to analyze and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible solution designs.
  • Ability to complete work independently, incorporate client feedback, and deliver on time.
  • Initiative and sound judgment and ability to understand
    and process client feedback to improve assignments.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver quality deliverables while working with tight timelines.
  • They must have a good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills to collate material from multiple sources and produce web content within tight deadlines.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to work effectively with, content developers and webmasters.
  • Creative, innovative thinker with excellent design skills.

    Scope of Work

  • Make improvements to existing APHRC mini websites to make them clean, attractive with modern user interfaces (UX), light weight and fast, and easy to use.
  • To use design code that is highly reusable and modular for future expansion where necessary.
  • Design websites/web applications (where applicable) that are search engine optimized for all major search engines (including Google, Bing, and Yahoo at a minimum).
  • Migrate content from the old website to the new one while ensuring no loss of data.
    Manage the contact database by ensuring it is up to date, developing categorized contact lists, and screening current contacts.


  • He/she will be engaged for 3-6 months.

    How to apply

    Respond with your CV to cc by 28th October, 2019. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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