APHRC Temporary Research Officer Job in Kenya

APHRC Temporary Research Officer Job 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.

Responsibilities

  • Process, extract and analyse data from satellites, or ground-based platforms, using image analysis software and Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
  • Develop and maintain databases for remote sensing and related geospatial project information.
  • Coordinate collection of supporting field survey data, to corroborate remote sensing data analyses
  • Development, review and translation of research tools, field and training manuals for data collection
  • Recruitment, training and supervision of GIS field interviewers
  • Coordinate field logistical activities and prepare routine progress reports
  • Develop training manual to train non-technical stakeholder on the use of geospatial technology
  • Participate in conducting literature reviews and report writing
  • Assist the research team in other project-related activities


    Requirements


  • Bachelor’s degree in Geomatic, Geospatial Engineering, GIS, Geography, Surveying or other Earth Sciences
  • At least
    one-year experience in GIS data collection, management, analysis, capacity building, and mapping
  • Experience in handling large health and household survey data
  • Experience in capacity building/training and guidance development for: GIS data collection and GIS data analysis


    How to Apply


    The successful candidates will be engaged for a period of 1 year 8 months.

    Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and CV with contacts of three referees, via email to applications@flexi-personnel.com, by close of business July 11th, 2019.

    Please indicate the job title on the subject of your email.

    We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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