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Oct 4, 2017

APHRC Research Project Quantitative Field Interviewers Jobs in Kenya

Jobs: Quantitative Field Interviewers for a Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, Non - governmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

APHRC invites applications for quantitative field Interviewers endline data collection for a Community Health Volunteers Decision-Support Tool (CHV_DST) project in Kamukunji / Embakasi East Sub- County.
The objective of the project is to develop and validate a decision-support algorithm within an m-
health solution in improving maternal and newborn health outcomes in urban slums in Kamukunji sub-County in Nairobi, Kenya.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will be involved in the following activities;
  • Conduct interviews on all recruited respondents and assigned work.
  • Complete, edit and submit all assigned interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor.
  • Keep updated records and databases of assigned work.
  • Safeguard all assigned project equipment.
  • Other related activities, assigned by the supervisor and project manager.
  • Attend and participate in all projects related meetings.
  • Timely reporting of project related issues to the Team Leader for quick and effective troubleshooting
Minimum Requirements:
  • Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) certificate, with a minimum grade of C+.
  • Experience working in slum settings / resident in Kamukunji /Embakasi Sub –county will be an added advantage.
  • Have proven experience in research work (quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, and report writing). Possessing both skills is an added advantage
  • A minimum of 2 years’ experience in fieldwork
  • Experience working with large health survey programs and in maternal and newborn health will be an added advantage
  • Be familiar with and proficient in computer applications including use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Familiarity and proficiency in using smart phones and/electronic gadgets for quantitative data collection especially use of Open Data Kit (ODK)
  • Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the endline study.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, team work, communication (written and oral) and facilitation skills.
  • Be fluent in English and Kiswahili; fluency in Somali is an added advantage
  • Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the study.
  • Be willing to work outside normal business hours.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and CV with contacts of three referees, via email to [email protected], by close of business 13th October 2017.
Indicate on the cover letter and the email subject “Quantitative field interviewer: CHV-DSS project”.
In the cover letter, indicate the sub-County and village/ community unit you reside in.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Please Note: Applicants are not required to make any payments to anyone during any stage of the recruitment process.

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