APHRC Junior Web Developer Job in Kenya

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

Junior Web Developer

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international, non-profit, non-governmental organization.

The Center conducts high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Junior Web Developer to support some of its operations for a period between three to six months.

Desirable Skills

  • Experience in design disciplines and processes such as client server solution architecture, MVC Models, OOP or High performance solutions preferably using PHP, HTML, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax
    and pre-processors like SASS and LESS.
  • Experience and extensive use of Content Management Systems particularly Word Press, Joomla, Drupal or any other modern CMS.
  • Experience using collaborative software tools such as SVN, GIT, CVS and Mercurial for version control purposes.
  • Strong skills in designing interactive responsive user interfaces.

Key Competencies

  • Ability to analyze and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible solution designs.
  • Ability to complete work independently, incorporate client feedback, and deliver on time.
  • Initiative and sound judgment and ability to understand and process client feedback to improve assignments.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver quality deliverables while working with tight timelines.
  • They must have a good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Must have good organizational skills to collate material from multiple sources and produce web content within tight deadlines.
  • Must have good interpersonal skills to work effectively with, content developers and webmasters.
  • Creative, innovative thinker with excellent design skills.

Scope of Work

  • Make improvements to existing APHRC mini websites to make them clean, attractive with modern user interfaces (UX), light weight and fast, and easy to use.
  • To use design code that is highly reusable and modular for future expansion where necessary.
  • Design websites/web applications (where applicable) that are search engine optimized for all major search engines (including Google, Bing, and Yahoo at a minimum).
  • Migrate content from the old website to the new one while ensuring no loss of data.
  • Manage the contact database by ensuring it is up to date, developing categorized contact lists, and screening current contacts.

How to Apply

Please submit your application by email to jobs@aphrc.org, indicating the vacancy title, ‘Junior Web Developer’, as the subject of the email.

Your application should include: CV and cover letter clearly detailing how you fit the job specification.

The deadline for application is October 28, 2019.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

Applications should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center
P. O. Box 10787-00100, GPO

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

More information about APHRC can be found at www.aphrc.org

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Updated: October 19, 2019 — 7:34 am