Study Coordinator Job at Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS)

Job Vacancy: Study Coordinator

The Nyanza Reproductive Health Society (NRHS) is a non-profit organization with its headquarters in Kisumu dedicated to improving reproductive health of men and women.

NRHS has several research projects related to HIV prevention and reproductive health.

NRHS will be undertaking a study, entitled, “Pathways to Sustainability,” to assess opinions of key stakeholders regarding different models for making voluntary male medical circumcision (VMMC) sustainable in Kenya.

The study includes recruiting and interviewing key stakeholders in Kisumu and surrounding Counties.

NRHS seeks highly qualified candidates for the following position:

Job Title: Study Coordinator

Location: Kisumu

Reporting To: Principal Investigator

Job Description:

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Coordinate all components of the study
  • Ensure adherence to the study protocols and to protection of human subjects.
  • Secure appointments with key stakeholders and conduct interviews in their offices or venues of their choice.
  • Recording and supervise transcription of all interviews.
  • Assist in coding and summarizing interview results.
  • Represent the study and NRHS to the MoH, religious leaders, judiciary, implementing partners and other key stakeholders.

Qualifications and Competencies

  • Masters or PhD in a discipline related to the behavioral or social sciences, or equivalent
  • Relevant experience managing research projects.
  • Experience in conducting interviews, in transcription, in coding, in summarizing and writing reports.
  • Excellent communication skills – verbal and written.
  • Familiarity with national and local VMMC policies and practices.

Applications Should Include:

  • Cover letter detailing current work, prior experience and qualifications including the areas described above, telephone and e-mail contact
  • Current CV
  • Names, telephone and e-mail contacts of at least 3 professional referees

Apply via email to humanresources@nrhskenya.org with the job title “Study Coordinator” on the subject line.

Applications submitted on or before 26th January, 2018 will receive preference

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Updated: January 22, 2018 — 3:56 pm