Research Officer (Maternal and Child Wellbeing)

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

Job Summary

The APHRC seeks to recruit a Research Officer to work in the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit within the Research Division.

  • Minimum Qualification: Bachelor
  • Experience Level: Mid level
  • Experience Length: 2 years

Job Description/Requirements


The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

Duties/Responsibilities:
• Participate in the recruitment, training and supervision of field interviewers;
• Training of field interviewers for quantitative and qualitative data collection;
• Conduct day to day project activities in ensuring timely implementation of field operations, including ensuring that field staff have the necessary supplies for the execution of the project;
• Prepare weekly reports on data collection activities;
• Participate in data review and analysis;
• Liaise with stakeholders on the ground concerning project activities; and
• Assist the research team in other project-related activities.

Qualifications and Experience
• Bachelor’s degree in a social science-related field or public health.
• Proven experience in conducting household surveys and or qualitative data collection in arid and semi-arid areas.
• Experience in visual methodologies will be an added advantage.
• Computer literacy in MS Office suite (Word, PowerPoint, and Excel).
• Ability to analyze qualitative data and or quantitative data is desirable.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by March 05, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate. Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi
Website: www.aphrc.org


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons

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