APHRC Policy Research Assistants Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, nongovernmental organization committed to conducting high quality and policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to fill the position of a Research Assistant in the Policy Engagement and Communication Division. The successful candidate must be self-motivated, able to demonstrate ability to be independent and innovative in thought, and have ability to analyze qualitative data and macroeconomic policies within APHRCs’ signature issues.

The successful candidate will be working under the guidance of the policy analyst and policy manager.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Plan and participate in one-on-one meetings with identified key internal technical persons, and make follow-ups on the action points.
  • Draft meeting reports capturing key discussions and action points and transcribe interview notes
  • Support in analyzing policy recommendations in all APHRC’s research outputs including policy briefs, technical reports and media reports
  • Support in analyzing policies, government directives and strategies in APHRC’s signature issues
  • Contribute in developing APHRC’s policy analysis framework, including strategy and policy monitoring tool
  • Perform other PEC related duties as may be assigned


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics and Statistics or Public Policy or related field
  • Excellent analytical skills especially qualitative data
  • Experience in transcribing interviews
  • Experience working with research, advocacy or academic institutions will be an added advantage.

    How to Apply

    Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal. Please indicate Research Assistant Policy on the subject line of the email. Applications will be considered until August 13, 2018. Only shortlisted 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, Nairobi

    For more information and job application details, see; APHRC Policy Research Assistants Jobs in Nairobi - Kenya

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