Research Scientist Job in Kenya – Afya Bora Fellowship Program

Job Vacancy: Research Scientist

Programs / Projects: This Research Scientist position will be primarily responsible for monitoring & evaluation (M&E) of the Afya Bora Consortium Fellowship in Global Health Leadership.

The position will focus on the implementation, assessment and evaluation of the Afya Bora Fellowship Program.

Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Monitoring and evaluation (M&E) activities include (50% of time)
  • Develop and conduct pre-, mid- and post-learning assessments and tools for Fellows, instructors and site mentors
  • Develop and maintain learning assessment data collection system using RedCap database
  • Generate biannual reports on learning assessment data and present reports to the Afya Bora Working Group
  • Participate and conduct on-site monitoring & evaluation for the orientation and didactic training modules in Botswana, Kenya, Uganda, Tanzania and Cameroon
  • Maintain contact with Afya Bora Fellows and site mentors during the fellowship through monitoring of journal entries and follow up with Fellows regarding individual concerns
  • Conduct interviews with former Fellows and Attachment Sites to understand the Afya Bora Fellowship’s impact on health systems
  • Develop abstracts and posters based on the Afya Bora Fellowship M&E data and evaluation model
  • Present abstracts and posters at domestic and international scientific conferences
  • Draft manuscripts based on the Afya Bora Fellowship data and evaluation model
  • Contribute to M&E technical proposals for future funding applications
  • Set up Canvas website pages and maintain several online courses for Afya Bora Fellows
  • Any other projects/duties as assigned by the ABC Program Manager, Director, and M&E Lead


  • Master’s Degree in Public Health, Epidemiology, or a related field OR equivalent experience.
  • At least 2 years of experience in public health
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong qualitative and quantitative skills


  • Experience working on Monitoring & Evaluation activities
  • Early morning/late evening meetings to accommodate different time zones

How to Apply

CLICK HERE to apply online and then email your current CV, copies of certificates and testimonials to not later than September 13, 2019.

Please note that the appointment is on a one-year contract term renewable on mutual agreement and availability of funds.

Economics and Statistics, Monitoring and Evaluation, NGO and UN
Updated: September 6, 2019 — 4:19 pm