APHRC Research Project Field Interviewers Jobs in Kenya

Vacancies: Field Interviewers for a Research Project

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) invites applications for field interviewers for the iMlango (GEC-T) Evaluation Project midline.

iMlango (GEC-T) is a technology-driven intervention that aims to ensure girls have a successful progression through primary and secondary schools and a transition to adult occupations in the 4 Counties of Uasin Gishu, Kajiado, Makueni and Kilifi.

The project will be evaluated against three high-level outcomes: Learning, Transition and Sustainability. It is being implemented by Avanti Communications and its partners, along with the Ministry of Education (MoE), and evaluated by APHRC.

Quantitative Field Interviewers’ Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education certificate, with a minimum of C Plain.
  • Have strong interpersonal and English and Swahili communication (written and oral) skills.
  • Familiarity and proficiency in using smart phones, tablets and/electronic gadgets for quantitative data collection, particularly use of Survey CTO or Open Data Kit (ODK).
  • Experience in conducting interviews with adolescents and households.
  • Be familiar with and proficient in computer applications including use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Be a resident of one of the four counties: Kilifi, Makueni, Kajiado or Uasin Gishu County.
  • Must be available full time for training and during the entire data collection period
  • Any other related assignment(s), assigned by the supervisor, project manager and the principal investigator (PI).
  • Good knowledge of child protection policy.
  • MUST have a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

Qualitative Field Interviewers’ Minimum qualifications:

  • Must have first degree in Education or in other Social Science field.
  • Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work.
  • Ability to facilitate interviews and group discussions in English and Swahili.
  • Experience in conducting interviews among students/learners/adolescents/households in Kenya is an added advantage.
  • Experienced in using electronic data collection devices like electronic digital recorders and Survey CTO or Open Data Kit (ODK).
  • Be familiar with and proficient in computer applications including use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
  • Have proven experience in research work (quantitative and/or qualitative data collection), including learning assessments and surveys.
  • Be a resident of one of the four counties: Kilifi, Makueni, Kajiado or Uasin Gishu County.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and facilitation skills.
  • Have experience in note taking during qualitative discussions.
  • Must be available full time for training and during the entire data collection period.
  • Good knowledge of child protection policy.
  • MUST have a valid Certificate of Good Conduct from the Directorate of Criminal Investigations (DCI).

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit a Cover Letter, Certificate of Good Conduct together with a CV with contacts of three referees. Indicate on the cover letter both your county of origin and county in which you currently live.

Also indicate whether you are applying for qualitative or quantitative data collection.

Applications should reach us by close of business on 20 March 2019.

All applications should be submitted via e-mail as ATTACHMENTS to applications@flexi-personnel.com

Please indicate ‘FIELD INTERVIEWER –QUANTITATIVE OR FIELD INTERVIEWER QUALITATIVE iMLANGO EVALUATION’ on the email subject.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and are committed to the protection of children.





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Uasin Gishu, Kajiado, Makueni and Kilifi Counties

Uasin Gishu, Kajiado, Makueni and Kilifi Counties, Kenya
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Uasin Gishu, Kajiado, Makueni and Kilifi Counties

Kenya
Economics and Statistics, Education and Training, NGO and UN
Updated: March 17, 2019 — 5:26 pm