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