APHRC Field Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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 field coordinator to work within its Data, Measurement and Evaluation unit.

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Overall responsibility for HDSS data quality;
  • Coordinate review of HDSS instruments;
  • Supervision of HDSS field team – oversee performance of HDSS field staff and ensure quality data is collected efficiently;
  • Monitoring and evaluation of field staff performance;
  • Develop an annual work plan for the HDSS;
  • Manage the logistical issues for HDSS data collection before and during each round;
  • Liaison between field teams and office staff involved in HDSS data production and use;
  • Support activities of the Community Advisory Committees (CACs) in liaison with Community Development Officer;
  • Lead training of field staff for HDSS and nested studies on NUHDSS field operations;
  • Liaise with project teams for nested studies to enhance the quality of data from nested studies and HDSS by resolving inconsistencies; and
  • Produce
    field reports.

    Skills and Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Community Development, Public Relations, Social Sciences or related field;
  • 3 years’ post qualification experience, preferably in a research institution;
  • Good knowledge of and significant experience working in a Health and Demographic Surveillance System;
  • Excellent writing and presentation skills; and
  • Excellent communication.

    How to Apply

    Interested applicants are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal http://hrs.aphrc.org. Applications will be considered July 18, 2018. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Cover letters should be addressed to: –

    The Human Resources Officer
    African Population and Health Research Center
    P.O. Box 10787 – 00100 GPO

    For more information and job application details, see; APHRC Field Coordinator Jobs in Kenya

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