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 email@example.com 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.