ICS Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya
ICS Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya
Organizational Background: ICS- SP is an innovative African NGO that works in rural areas of Africa together with families, communities, and other stakeholders to create safe and nurturing environments for children to reach their full potential. At the very core of our work is Skillful Parenting and Ending Violence against Children.
These are embedded in well-targeted economic empowerment and agribusiness programs that aim to improve household income and food security. In our experience, this combined approach leads better chances of sustainably securing the wellbeing of children and their families.
Our goal is for every child to grow up in a safe and nurturing environment so that they can reach their full potential. A goal we aim to achieve by working with parents and caregivers, by strengthening families and communities, and by strengthening and influencing governments, civil society and private sector towards better policies and practices to fulfil children’s rights.
Do you have time, energy and commitment to be involved in an exciting project in ICS SP Africa?
ICS SP is implementing Building strong parent –school engagement: Partnering as one to promote student success in school and throughout life, ‘Malezi Mema Elimu Bora” project in 5 counties. This will involve baseline survey covering 3 counties as follows: Nairobi (Kamukunji sub county), Kiambu (Limuru Sub County) and Machakos (Kangundo sub county). ICS SP therefore seeks to hire 12 Research Assistants to implement data collection activities. This exercise will carried out from May 23rd 2022 to May 31st 2022.
University degree in Social Science or any relevant degree
Required Knowledge, Experience, and Skills:
At least one-year experience in conducting qualitative and quantitative research,
Experience working with children, youths, parents/caregivers, teachers and community members in rural settings.
Good written and oral communication in English and Kiswahili, proficiency in local languages will be an added advantage
Knowledge of basic computer skills (Ms. Office and others)
Understanding of quantitative and qualitative research tools/ methods
Ability to work effectively with minimal supervision, adhere to set priorities standards and deadlines.
Duties and Responsibilities (Job Description):
Participate in quantitative and qualitative data collection data cleaning and reporting,
Write field visit reports and share with the research supervisor,
Ensure proper utilization of the project resources and properties,
Attend the training workshop for research assistants
Pre-test / piloting of the data collection tools
Upload data collected to the server at the end of each day
Ensure all data collection tools are complete, and kept secure at all times
Protect all project equipment and ensure that they are all safe and accounted for
Participate in de-brief meetings after data collection
Perform any other duties assigned by research supervisor.
How to apply
Send you application via mail with the job position as a subject.
Apply to: email: email@example.com
ICS- SP provides equal employment opportunities to all employees and applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sexual orientation, marital/parental status, age, disability, political opinion, social status, and genetics.
All application will be closed on 13th May, 2022 and only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
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