mPACT Study Research Assistant Jobs in Kenya
mPACT Study Research Assistant Jobs in KenyaSummary This study is being conducted by Kenyatta National Hospital and University of Washington.
The main aims of the study are:
to study the use of mobile technology in adolescents and
to use social media to provide social and treatment support to HIV-infected adolescents.
Responsible for ensuring efficient, valid and comprehensive data collection and entry for project instruments.
Responsible for delivering on project activities.
Description of Duties
Implement project strategy in recruitment, screening and consent procedures.
Administer and manage baseline questionnaires using tablet based data collection instruments.
Assist with the conduct of in-depth interviews and focus group discussions.
Liaise with relevant partners, stakeholders and collaborators in Nairobi and USA to ensure proper implementation of the project instruments.
Develop project activity strategy with timely and regularly reviewed implementation work plans.
Develop /adapt relevant materials to support field activities.
Plan, implement and maintain records on site activities.
Facilitating and interacting with adolescent social media (WhatsApp) group discussions regarding HIV adherence, peer support and adolescent HIV care.
Prepare monthly, quarterly and annual reports relating to the project; assist in preparation of annual work plans and progress reports as per donor requirements.
Professional / Qualifications
Diploma level certification in health sciences field (nursing, clinical officer, public health)
Registered with relevant board
Bachelors level or higher in nursing or health science-related field
Experience in data collection, data entry and management
Computer and ICT skills (Microsoft office, WhatsApp messaging, electronic data collection)
Background in HIV Research
Skills building rapport and discussing sensitive issues with adolescents
Experience working with closely with the Ministry of Health facilities.
Experience in HIV related research and especially with HIV-infected adolescents.
Strong Interpersonal communication skills
Good analytical skills
Good organizational skills – planning and implementation
Ability to work collaboratively and independently
How to Apply
Send CV and cover letter to
firstname.lastname@example.org by 2nd February 2020
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