FHI 360 NGO Research Assistant - Human Nutrition - Jobs in Kenya

FHI 360 NGO Research Assistant - Human Nutrition - Jobs in Kenya

Job Summary

The purpose of this job is to coordinate implementation science activities, including research, outreach engagement, support to interns, Community Health Volunteers, community support groups and other activities related to coordination at field operations level.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Responsible for oversight of defined operations including recruitment of participants, ensuring that protocol requirements are met and ensuring compliance to regulatory and policy requirements.
  • Collecting and collating data from identified sources and coordination of feedback to participants and other stake holders, Verifies accuracy of study forms and study forms per protocol Performs quality assurance and quality control data checks and data analysis Track all the details of the work of each implementing team members in the community support groups and ensure that timelines are met and be is responsible for record-keeping. Synthesizes and interprets information obtained from the identified sources and draft statistical and graphic summaries of findings and conclusions.


  • Collect and organize data including assists with interviews Maintain study codes and formal audits of data Maintain research data, regulatory binders and study databases Collaborate with supervisor in writing and editing material for reports.

    Expertise requirements

  • Ability to work independently and at times with moderate supervision High degree of computer literacy and analytical skills Working knowledge of data management program Ability to interpret acceptability of data results Strong interpersonal and communication skills Ability to attend to a high level of detail and multiple tasks on a day-to-day basis. Ability to work in team environment, requiring participatory decision-making. Excellent written and oral communications skills.

    Minimum Requirements

  • Bachelor’s
    degree in Human Nutrition with minimum of 1-3 years related experience Experience in maternal nutrition service delivery for a specific intervention or strategy.
  • Experience with social and community mobilization.
  • Experience working with Focus Counties and well developed cultural competence Two years of experience in implementation of community engagement activities and project management experience. Must be able to travel to locations in the serviced by public transportation.
  • This job description summarizes the main duties of the job. It neither prescribes nor restricts the exact tasks that may be assigned to carry out these duties. This document should not be construed in any way to represent a contract of employment. Management reserves the right to review and revise this document at any time.
  • FHI 360 fosters the strength and health of its workforce through a competitive benefits package, professional development and policies and programs that support healthy work/life balance. Join our global workforce to make a positive difference for others — and yourself.

    How to apply

  • Interested candidates should apply online by 27th October, 2018

  • For more information and job application details, see; FHI 360 NGO Research Assistant - Human Nutrition - Jobs in Kenya

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