Massive Recruitment of Field Interviewers in Kenya - NGO


APHRC Vacancies
Quantitative and Qualitative Field Interviewers for A Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that undertakes policy relevant research on education, health, population, and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa, and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.
APHRC invites applications for quantitative and qualitative field interviewers for an upcoming study that aims to understand the process and dynamics of gender socialization in the school environment; and the association between gender norms and sexual and reproductive health related behavior, knowledge and attitudes among very young adolescents. The study will be conducted in Korogocho and Viwandani at the beginning of 2019.
To implement the study, the Center is seeking to recruit qualitative and quantitative fieldworkers who met the criteria below:
Minimum qualifications required for quantitative interviewers:
·         Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education certificate, with a minimum grade of C+;
·         Proven experience in quantitative research data collection; prior experience in research involving adolescent will be an added advantage
·         Fluent in English and Kiswahili, in both oral and written form
·         Familiarity and proficiency in mobile data collection, especially use of Open Data Kit (ODK) or Survey CTO
·         Strong interpersonal and communication skills
·         Knowledge of/experience working in Korogocho and Viwandani will be an added advantage
·         Is available to work full time for the duration of the project
·         Is flexible and available to work odd hours (when necessary), under minimum supervision
Job Description (responsibilities) for quantitative interviewers:
·         Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants
·         Complete, edit and submit all interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor.
·         Keep updated records and databases of assigned work.
·         Other related activities, assigned by the supervisor and project manager.
Minimum qualifications required for qualitative:
·         A first degree in Public Health or any other Social science or Health related field
·         Fluent in English and Swahili, in both oral and written form
·         Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work, especially in research involving adolescents
·         Have proven experience and skills in participatory research methods, and mainly use of Photovoice
·         Can facilitate interviews and group discussions in English and Swahili
·         Has experience in note taking during qualitative discussions
·         Has strong interpersonal and communication skills
·         Knowledge of/experience working in Korogocho and Viwandani will be an added advantage
·         Is available to work full time for the duration of the project
·         Is flexible and available to work odd hours (when necessary), under minimum supervision
Job Description (responsibilities) for qualitative interviewers:
·         Facilitate/moderate focus group discussions with parents/guardians of adolescent girls and boys
·         Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing notes / reports
·         Facilitate/moderate photovoice activities
·         Prepare data collection progress updates and reports
·         Other related activities, assigned by the supervisor and project manager
Both male and female interviewers who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees, by 14th December 2018, to: cvs@flexi-personnel.com
Please indicate on the subject line of the email. “Quantitative Field Interviewer, STaRs Project” if applying for the quantitative position or Qualitative Field Interviewer, STaRs Project” if applying for the qualitative position.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees, by December 11, 2018 to: cvs@flexi-personnel.com
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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