APHRC Research Officer Jobs in Nairobi

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
  • Excellent Qualitative skills
  • 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 July 17, 2018. Only short listed candidates will be contacted. Cover letters should be addressed to:


    The Human Resources Officer
    African Population and Health Research Center
    PO. Box 10787 – 00100
    Nairobi



    For more information and job application details, see; APHRC Research Officer Jobs in Nairobi



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