12 Assistant Research Officers Jobs in Kenya 2021
Career Employment Kenya: 12 Assistant Research Officers Jobs in Kenya 2021
Job Description: Today Work Kenya

ICAP of Columbia
University (registered in Kenya as Center for International Programs-Kenya) is
working in partnership with the Ministry of Health to strengthen Public Health
Initiatives in Kenya.

Applications are invited
for the following fixed term PROJECT RISE POSITIONS

JOB TITLE: Assistant Research Officer (12 positions)

LOCATION: Sites

 Overall job function:

Collects edits,
processes, and coordinates research data in support acute febrile illnesses
(AFI) surveillance in multiple sentinel surveillance sites

Responsibilities

  • Travels
    to field sites to collect and record data and/or samples as appropriate to
    the specific objectives of the study.
  • As
    appropriate to the specified position, codes and verifies data in
    accordance with specified research protocol and coding procedures, and
    enters data into a computer database and/or spreadsheet application for
    subsequent analysis.
  • Develops
    or assists in the development of interview schedules; contacts potential
    subjects to introduce and explain study objectives and protocol, and to
    arrange interviews, either in person or by telephone.
  • Identifies
    and compiles lists of potential research subjects in accordance with study
    objectives and parameters, as appropriate to the individual position.
  • Conducts
    and records face-to-face and/or telephone interviews with subjects, in
    accordance with predetermined interview protocol, data collection
    procedures, and documentation standards.
  • Reviews
    and edits data to ensure completeness and accuracy of information; follows
    up with subjects to resolve problems or clarify data collected.
  • May
    set up, calibrate, and maintain laboratory and/or field research
    equipment, as specified by the requirements of the study.
  • May
    lead or guide the work of student employees.
  • Performs
    miscellaneous job-related duties as assigned.

 Qualifications

  • Certificate
    of Diploma in Community Health, Education or equivalent
  • Ability
    to maintain quality, safety, and/or infection control standards.
  • Knowledge
    of planning and scheduling techniques.
  • Ability
    to communicate effectively, both orally and in writing.
  • Skill
    in identifying and recruiting research subjects.
  • Interviewing
    and data collection skills.
  • Ability
    to understand and apply specified field and/or laboratory research
    procedures and protocols.
  • Computer
    data entry skills.
  • Skill
    in the use of computer spreadsheet and/or database applications in the
    compilation of research data.
  • Ability
    to evaluate, verify, and edit research data.

How to Apply

All applications
including a current CV, telephone number and 3 referees (one who should be at
least your current/previous supervisor) should be sent to the Country Director,
 jobs@icapkenya.org on or before September 23rd 2021.