APHRC Field Interviewers (Air Pollution Project) Jobs in Mwala Sub-County, Kenya

APHRC Field Interviewers (Air Pollution Project) Jobs in Mwala Sub-County, Kenya

  • The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit non-governmental organization that carries out policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

  • The APHRC invites applications for quantitative field interviewers in an upcoming study on addressing household air pollution through the introduction of ethanol cookstoves.

  • The aim of the study is to assess the feasibility of introducing ethanol as an alternative clean cooking fuel in rural households.

  • The intervention is being implemented by E-Moto, an organization that has worked with various communities in Kenya to introduce ethanol cookstoves and restore landscapes.

    Minimum Qualifications Required for Quantitative Field Interviewers

  • Completed Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education with a minimum grade of C Plain.

  • Availability to work full time on the project for the duration of the data collection activities

  • Have proven experience in research work (e.g. quantitative data collection)

  • MUST be able to use tablets or mobile phone platform to collect data.

  • Familiarity with and proficiency in computer applications (e.g. MS Excel, MS Word)

  • Fluency in English, Kamba and Swahili

  • MUST be a resident of Mwala sub-County (specifically Mbiuni Ward)

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants

  • Place air quality monitors in sampled households and retrieve them at the end of the monitoring cycle.

  • Review and verify the collected data to ensure completeness prior to online submission.

  • Keep updated records of assigned work

  • File weekly progress reports on project activities in liaison with the team leader.

  • Other tasks assigned by the team leader and principal investigator

    Minimum Qualifications Required for Qualitative Field Interviewers

  • Must have a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or public health

  • Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work (conducting FGDs, IDIs and/or KIIs)

  • Ability to facilitate interviews and group
    discussions Kamba, and have strong written and spoken English and Kiswahili languages.

  • Have strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Have experience in note-taking during qualitative discussions

  • Availability to work full time on the project for the duration of the study

    In addition, priority will be given to candidates who are:

  • Residents of Mwala sub-County preferably Mbiuni Ward

    Duties and Responsibilities

  • Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing reports / notes

  • Moderate / facilitate qualitative interviews with community members in the study area

  • Prepare data collection progress report and updates

  • Other tasks assigned by the team leader and principal investigator

    How to Apply

  • Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter together with a CV with contact details of three referees.

  • Please indicate on the cover letter the area where you come from and where you currently live.

  • Applications should be submitted as attachments via e-mail to

  • cvs@flexi-personnel.com , to reach us by close of business on February 7th 2020.

  • Please indicate on the email subject line ‘QUANTITATIVE FIELD INTERVIEWER – AIR POLLUTION STUDY’ if applying for the quantitative interviewer position or ‘QUALITATIVE FIELD INTERVIEWER- AIR POLLUTION STUDY’ if applying for a qualitative position.

  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.


  • APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children.

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