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

Requirements:

  • 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

Desired:

  • 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 afyaboraGH@gmail.com 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