APHRC Field Coordinator (Public Engagement on the Right to Food Project) Job in Kenya

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

Job Vacancy: Field Coordinator – Public Engagement on the Right to Food Project

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC invites applications for a field coordinator for its Public Engagement on the Right to Food project.

The main aim of the project is to stimulate dialogue and engage the communities living in the urban informal settlements on the right to food.

Minimum Requirements:

  1. Minimum of bachelor’s degree from a recognized university.
  2. Be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
  3. Have proven experience in research work (quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, analysis and report writing).
  4. Previous experience working as a field coordinator/ supervisor

Added Advantages:

  1. Degree in Foods, Nutrition and Dietetics or Public Health
  2. Previous experience working in urban informal settlements
  3. Previous engagement with APHRC is an added advantage.

The successful candidates will be expected to:

  1. Assist in day to day coordination and supervision of the project activities including logistics and coordination of activities
  2. Liaison between the project and the community organised groups subcontracted by APHRC
  3. Appraise the project team of relevant activities taking place in the projects  in the community
  4. Support qualitative data collection and management, ensuring all activities are conducted satisfactorily
  5. Provide a daily report to the Research Team on the progress.
  6. Timely reporting of project related issues for quick and effective troubleshooting.
  7. Timely and accurate accounting of project finances
  8. Attend and participate in all project related meetings
  9. Coordination of mobilization activities
  10. Handling any other field logistics
  11. Any other project related activities as the project team may deem necessary
  12. Support other related projects in the MCW unit

The successful candidates will be engaged for a period of 4 months (September to December 2018).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV (as one document) with contacts of three referees, by 20th August 2018, to: cvs@flexi-personnel.com

Please indicate on the subject line of the email. ‘Project coordinator: Public Engagement on the Right to Food Project”


(APHRC) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children.

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Nairobi, Kenya

Nairobi County

Health and Medical, Hospitality and Food Industry, NGO and UN
Updated: August 16, 2018 — 11:34 am