LVCT Health Quantitative Research Assistant - Mombasa Jobs in Kenya

LVCT Health Quantitative Research Assistant - Mombasa Jobs in Kenya

Job Purpose

The CATALYST Quantitative Research Assistant will work under the general supervision of the Site Study Coordinator, S/he be responsible for recruiting and consenting eligible CATALYST Study participants, conducting interviews and records reviews, tracking study participants over time, and following all study procedures to ensure accurate data and ethical treatment of study participants.

This position will be based in a study site (Nairobi, Kisumu, and Mombasa) for the length of the study.

Key Responsibilities

• Participate in study training, testing and review of data collection tools.

• Identify, recruit, and screen potential study participants and flawlessly maintain their

• Conduct and document informed consent process; securely store all informed consent documents per study procedures.

• Conduct face-to-face and phone-based interviews with participants (people interested in HIV
prevention and site staff), enter data on electronic devices.

• Upon learning of any serious adverse event or social harm, complete required forms, enter them
in electronic database, and immediately inform Supervisor.

• Obtain study forms from health care providers and enter them into electronic database.

• Review health facility registers, and capture required information into an electronic system.

• Provide and document participant reimbursement per study protocol.

• Accurately complete and maintain all field logs to track study progress and other files, whether
computerized or manual.

• Securely handle and store data collection forms per study procedures.

• Identify participants that have missed study appointments; telephone them to conduct follow-up

• Work with the Data Manager and Site Study Coordinator to resolve data queries.

• Consult and communicate in a timely manner any challenges encountered during data collection
with the Site Study Coordinator

• Implement a quality control process and adhere to the study protocol and study procedures.

• Participate in regular team meetings.

Required Skills & Qualifications

Education Requirement

• Bachelor’s degree or International Equivalent in Health Sciences, Social Sciences, Nursing or related Field.

Qualifications and Experience

• At least 2 years of experience conducting quantitative interviews for a research study.

• Experience interviewing adolescent girls, young women, and/or HIV key populations.

• Must reside near a study site.

• Good knowledge of spoken and written English and {Swahili or Dholuo as appropriate} required.

Skills Knowledge and Abilities

• Excellent communication skills.

• Ability to navigate electronic data collection systems (experience with ODK, RedCAP, KoboCollect,
or SurveyCTO preferred)

• Ability to effectively work as part of a team.

• Nonjudgmental attitude, humanitarian values and ethics are absolute pre-conditions.

• Energetic, independent, and self-motivated.

• Highly proficient in Microsoft Word, Excel and PowerPoint

How to Apply

For more information and job application details, see; LVCT Health Quantitative Research Assistant - Mombasa Jobs in Kenya

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