IRDO Research Assistants Jobs in Siaya County, Kenya

Impact Research and Development Organization is a registered Kenyan NGO with a main office in Kisumu and regional offices in eight counties. 
IRDO’s principal mandate is to design, implement and evaluate HIV/AIDS research and intervention programs that improve the health status of individuals and local communities. 
We are looking for qualified and experienced research assistants to work in a study that will be conducted among adolescent girls in Siaya County. 

Reporting to: Study coordinator
Location: Kisumu
IRDO Office Terms: One year, renewable
Position opens: July 04, 2016 
Duration: 6 months
Job Summary: Approaching, consenting and enrolling study participants at the community level. 
The study assistant is expected to develop an in-depth understanding of the protocol so as to ably address questions that may be posed by the participants, their guardians, relatives or the larger community.  

Key Duties and Responsibilities: Administer consent, conduct household enumeration, conduct qualitative and quantitative interviews, follow up participants who miss appointments and other protocol-related procedures, and deliver the interventions.  
Minimum Qualifications  
  • Must have experience conducting interviews.
  • Form IV leaver with minimum C–Plain in KCSE.
  • Good communication skills, pleasant personality, and ability to work some evenings, weekends and public holidays.
  • Prior training in good clinical practice and/or working in research will be an added advantage 
Submit applications, complete with CV, copies of certificates and testimonials, names and telephone numbers of two professional referees, current and expected salary, to reach the undersigned not later than 15 June 2016.   

The Human Resources Manager,
Impact Research and Development Organization
P O. Box 9171,

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