Vacancies: Qualitative Field Interviewers for a Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) invites applications for field interviewers for Round two of the External Evaluation of the In Their Hands (ITH) Programme in Kenya.
ITH is a Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights intervention programme that aims to increase adolescents’ use of high-quality sexual and reproductive health (SRH) services through targeted interventions.
ITH is being implemented eighteen counties in Kenya and is expected to cover approximately 250,000 adolescent girls aged 15-19 in Kenya by April 2020.
Using a mixed-methods approach, the evaluation study to be conducted in Homa Bay and Narok Counties will systematically assess the delivery, effectiveness and impact of the program and report the findings and lessons learnt throughout the process.
- Must have a first degree in any field
- Be proficient in basic computer applications or experience in electronic data capture.
- Be fluent in English, Kiswahili and any other local language spoken in any of the two project counties.
- Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the study.
- Possess strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral) and facilitation skills.
- Have proven experience in qualitative research methods.
- Be a current resident of or originating from either Homa Bay or Narok Counties where the study is being implemented.
- Experience in working with adolescents, especially on Sexual and Reproductive Health Rights (SRHR) will be an added advantage.
- Must be fully available for training and during the entire data collection period (8th April, 2019 and 6th May, 2019).
Job Description (Responsibilities):
- Identifying study participants as defined in the study
- Consenting study participants
- Conducting face-to-face interviews with participants sampled for the study
- Audio recording of interviews
- Recording participant’ details
- Taking interview notes
- Reviewing all completed interviews for the day to ensure completeness and internal consistency
- Compiling and submitting daily work progress report to the immediate supervisor
- Reviewing and correcting any inconsistent data detected from the database
- Electronically transmitting all complete and approved quality assessment interviews
- Ensuring safety of survey tools and equipment
- Ensuring that all study participants in the sample assigned to are properly accounted for by end of the data collection period
Candidates who are Maasai speakers are highly encouraged to apply.
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter 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.
Applications should reach us by close of business on 29th March, 2019.
All applications should be submitted via e-mail as ATTACHMENTS to firstname.lastname@example.org
Please indicate ‘EXTERNAL EVALUATION OF THE ITH PROGRAMME IN KENYA’ 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.