Over 100 NGO Vacancies in Kenya – APHRC 2019
Career Employment Kenya: Over 100 NGO Vacancies in Kenya – APHRC 2019
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African Population and Health
Research Center (APHRC)



Quantitative and Qualitative Field Interviewers – The Human Milk Banking Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to
conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health,
education, and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to
improve the lives of all Africans. APHRC invites applications for quantitative
and qualitative field Interviewers, in its Human Milk Banking (HMB 2) project,
to be conducted in Pumwani Maternity Hospital.

The main aim of the project is to determine the
operational feasibility, effectiveness, acceptability of establishing a
Mother-Baby Friendly Initiative Plus (MBFI+) program that includes HMB and
breastfeeding promotion in Kenya.
Minimum Qualifications Required for Quantitative
Interviewers:
·        
Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary
Education certificate, with a minimum grade of C+;
·        
A first degree or Diploma in
Nutrition, Nursing, Clinical Medicine, public Health or closely related field
·        
Proven experience in quantitative
research data collection and experience in facility based data collection;
·        
Previous experience or currently
working in the study health facilities will be an added advantage.
·        
Fluent in English and Kiswahili, in
both oral and written form
·        
Proficiency in using smartphones
and/electronic gadgets for quantitative data collection especially use of Open
Data Kit (ODK) or Survey CTO
·        
Be familiar with and proficient in
computer applications including use of MS Excel and MS Word
·        
Strong interpersonal and
communication skills
·        
Available for the entire training and
data collection period as indicated above
Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Recruit participants who meet the
eligibility criteria
·        
Conduct interviews on all recruited
study participants
·        
Conduct secondary data collection
from medical records
·        
Complete, edit and submit all
interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor.
·        
Keep updated records and databases of
assigned work
·        
Hold debrief discussions and
exploration of ideas with the field team and the investigators
·        
Other related activities, assigned by
the supervisor and project manager
Minimum Qualifications Required for Qualitative
Interviewers:
·        
A first degree in Nutrition, Nursing,
Public Health or closely related field
·        
Fluent in English and Swahili, in
both oral and written form
·        
Have proven experience and skills in
qualitative research work
·        
Can facilitate interviews and group
discussions in English and Swahili
·        
Has experience in note-taking during
qualitative discussions
·        
Has strong interpersonal and
communication skills
·        
Experience in health facility-based
data collection will be an added advantage
Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Moderate / facilitate qualitative
interviews with various people in Pumwani Maternity Hospital and other
professionals
·        
Take notes and compile comprehensive
qualitative interview debriefing notes and develop qualitative report writing.
·        
Hold debrief discussions and
exploration of ideas with the field team and the investigators
·        
Prepare data collection progress
updates and reports
·        
Other related activities, assigned by
the supervisor and project manager.
Qualitative and Quantitative candidates should be:
·        
Residents in Nairobi
·        
Be prepared to work full time on the
project for the duration of the data collection.
·        
Flexible and available to work odd
hours ( when necessary ), under minimum supervision
Female applicants who meet the qualifications are
encouraged to apply.
The successful candidates will be engaged for a period of
about 4 weeks.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their
electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three
referees, by August 15, 2019, to: to cvs@flexi-personnel.com.
Please indicate on the subject line of the email.
‘Quantitative Field Interviewer HMB2 Project’ if applying for the quantitative
position or Qualitative Field Interviewer HMB2 Project’ if applying for the
qualitative position
PLEASE NOTE APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY
PAYMENTS DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
Job Vacancy: Temporary
Research Assistant
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to
conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health,
education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. Our goal is to
generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.
APHRC invites applications for the position of a temporary
Research Assistant in its Joep Lange Study.
The main aim of this project is to evaluate the existing
capacity of the health system to manage chronic diseases and the policy
environment that supports chronic disease management in five key regions in
Kenya: Nairobi/Central, Western/Nyanza, Rift valley, Coast/North Eastern and
Eastern.
Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Supervise and coordinate field work
in the execution of the research project to ensure timely implementation of
field operations
·        
Coordinate mobilization and
sensitization of health facilities in relation to the research project
·        
Monitor field work and ensure field
staff adhere to data quality guidelines
·        
Lead the development of fieldwork
progress reports as per the laid down schedule
·        
Conduct spot checks and edit
questionnaires
·        
Coordinate all field logistical
activities pertaining to the project
·        
Other task assigned by the
supervisor, project manager and principal investigator
Minimum qualifications required:
·        
Degree in Public Health, any Social
Science, or other related fields

·        
At least 2-years post-qualification
experience in research including coordinating fieldwork or research activities
at the community level
·        
Excellent communication and
interpersonal skills
·        
Experience working in health facility
surveys will be an added advantage
Interested candidates are invited to submit their
electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three
referees, via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com, by close of business August 16,
2019.
Job Vacancy: Qualitative
and Quantitative Field Interviewers
 – 
The Joep Lange Chair Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to
conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health,
education, and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.
Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to
improve the lives of all Africans. APHRC invites applications for qualitative
and quantitative field interviewers in its Joep Lange Study.
The main aim of this project is to evaluate the existing
capacity of the health system to manage chronic diseases and the policy
environment that supports chronic disease management in five key regions in
Kenya: Nairobi/Central, Western/Nyanza, Rift valley, Coast/North Eastern and
Eastern.
Minimum Qualifications Required for Qualitative Field
Interviewers
·        
Must have a first degree in a
health-related field or a social science
·        
Strong command of both written and
spoken English and Kiswahili languages;
·        
Have proven experience and skills in
qualitative research work;
·        
Ability to facilitate interviews and
group discussions in English and Swahili;
·        
Have strong communication and
interpersonal skills;
·        
Have experience in note-taking during
qualitative discussions;
·        
Experience in conducting interviews
with frontline health workers, county health managers, national-level
policymakers, county-level policymakers, local leaders, non-state service
delivery organizations and academics in Kenya is an added advantage.
·        
Ability work full time on the project
for the duration of the study.
Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Take notes and compile comprehensive
qualitative interview debriefing reports/notes
·        
Moderate/facilitate qualitative
interviews with frontline health workers, country health managers,
national-level policymakers, county-level policymakers, local leaders,
none-state service delivery organizations and academics
·        
Prepare data collection progress
report and updates
·        
Other task assigned by the
supervisor, project manager and principal investigator
Minimum Qualifications Required for a Quantitative Field
Interviewer
·        
Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary
Education certificate, with a minimum grade of C Plain
·        
Previous experience in conducting
health facility surveys is desirable
·        
Be a resident of the region where the
study is conducted
·        
Experience in qualitative data
collection and electronic data capture will be an added advantage
·        
Must be fluent in both English and
Swahili (verbal and written)
·        
Excellent communication, interpersonal
and report writing skills
·        
Ability to work full time on the
project for the duration of the study
·        
Experience in using electronic data
collection devices like electronic digital recorders and survey CTO or Open
Data Kit (ODK)
Duties and Responsibilities
·        
Conduct interviews on all recruited
study participants
·        
Complete, edit and submit all
assigned interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor on a
daily basis
·        
Keep updated records and databases of
assigned work
·        
Regularly file reports on project
activities
·        
Review the collected data to ensure
all questions are completed prior to online submission
·        
Data collection progress report
writing
·        
Meet the team leader on a regular
basis to submit progress updates
·        
Follow-up with participants for
missing responses or correct any inaccurate responses
·        
Other task assigned by the
supervisor, project manager and principal investigator
In addition, priority will be given to candidates who are:
·        
Residents of one of the five regions:
Nairobi/Central, Western/Nyanza, Rift valley, Coast/North Eastern and Eastern.
·        
Are ready and willing to work
full-time on the project for the duration of data collection (September 3, 2019
to December 15, 2019).
·        
Are flexible and available to work
odd hours (when necessary), under minimum supervision.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their
electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three
referees, via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com, by close of business August 16,
2019.
Please indicate on the subject line of the email
“Qualitative Field Interviewer-Joep Lange Project if applying for the
qualitative position or Quantitative Field Interviewer-Joep Lange Project if
applying for quantitative – Region X“. (Kindly indicate your most preferred region
in the subject line of your application).
The regions are: Nairobi/Central, Western/Nyanza, Rift
valley, Coast/North Eastern and Eastern
PLEASE NOTE APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY
PAYMENTS DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

(APHRC) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed
to the protection of children.

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