Research and Policy Officer/Associate (Master's Degree in Demography, Sociology, or Economics)

African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP)

Job Summary

AFIDEP is looking to recruit suitably qualified and experienced persons to fill the positions listed below. For more details about the positions, refer to:

  • Minimum Qualification: Masters
  • Experience Level: Senior level
  • Experience Length: 3 years

Job Description

AFIDEP is a regional non-profit research and policy Institute whose mission is to institutionalize a culture of consistent use of evidence in public policy formulation and implementation to address various development challenges in Africa. Our work focuses on five thematic areas namely: Population Dynamics and Demographic Dividend, Health and Wellbeing, Transformative Education and Skills Development, Environment and Climate Change, and Governance and Accountability. The Institute is registered as a Non-Governmental Organisation in Kenya and Malawi where it has offices and in the USA as a 501c3 non-profit organization.

6. Research and Policy Officer/Associate (Master's Degree in Demography, Sociology, or Economics)

The Research and Policy Officer/Associate will serve as a programme officer and manage design of field instruments, oversee fieldwork and data analysis, and contribute to writing research reports report for the Kenya component of an exciting four-country research project on traditional methods of contraception in West and East Africa.

Applicants should have a Master's degree in either Demography, Social Statistics, Sociology, Epidemiology, Economics, or related social science.

A formal training in technical demography is required. Candidates should also have a minimum of three years' experience in managing large scale surveys and qualitative data collection, and demonstrable experience in quantitative and qualitative analysis and in writing quality research reports and policy-oriented products.

To apply: Please send a motivation letter indicating your suitability to the position you are applying for and a detailed CV which should include three relevant referees to not later than 14th August 2020. Applications should have the title of the position as the subject of the email. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted. A

FIDEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.

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