Médecins Sans Frontières Behavioural Sociologist Jobs in Kenya

Médecins Sans Frontières Behavioural Sociologist Jobs in Kenya


  • Propose and initiate innovative behavior modification operational research projects.
    Translation of research findings into actionable policy or intervention briefs for field teams



  • A bachelor’s degree in medical Sociology, Social Anthropology, Human Ecology, Sociology, Social Work, or any culture-related fields.

  • Post-graduate degree or training in related field.

  • Fluency in spoken and written English and Kiswahili is required. Knowledge of French or Arabic will be a definite plus.

  • Membership in relevant professional body, think tank or community of practice is desirable.


  • At least five (5) years of non-profit NGO work experience within public/emergency health contexts with demonstrated capabilities in planning, organizing, and executing health-related operational research, and behavior change interventions.

  • Experience working with the humanitarian organization, UNDSS, INSO, INGO forum and similar institutions is an added advantage.

  • Experience as a field researcher, ethnographer, or trainer; ability to develop, implement, facilitate, and impart learning.

  • Experience in public health or additional training in related field will be an advantage.


  • Ability to provide clear, dynamic briefings and analysis of given and unfolding medical and social contexts, situations and needs as they emerge.

  • In-depth understanding of health seeking and promotion models and practices in the regional and local context, dynamics, and socio-cultural medical barriers.

  • Ability to lead and coordinate field research teams and provide training in qualitative methods for diverse teams.

  • Excellent relationship-building, interpersonal skills, and the ability to effectively represent MSF at forums and with external stakeholders.

  • Understanding of humanitarian and emergency health service delivery and ethics.

  • Ability to design and facilitate training engagements with staff and partners to enhance skills and adapt to changing program demands.

  • Ability to form and maintain relationships and working partnerships with multiculturally diverse teams and communities.

  • Good oral and written communication skills, with the ability to express ideas and concepts clearly and persuasively with senior internal and external stakeholders.

  • Initiative and Innovation

  • Teamwork and Cooperation

  • Networking and Building Relationships

  • Contextual analyses, awareness, and adaptation

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