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International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya in collaboration with ICRH Ghent and The World Health Organisation (WHO) Department of Reproductive Health Research is/will be implementing studies addressing community participation in health system for purposes of addressing family planning and contraception.


Vacancy: Social Scientist
 
We are seeking a dedicated, talented, Social Scientist who is also a qualitative researcher. 

Working closely with a multidisciplinary team, he/she will design and lead qualitative research efforts for the studies. 

This will include: managing fieldwork data collection, (in-depth interviews, focus group discussions, direct observation) analysis and dissemination of results through internal and external reports, journal publications and professional conference presentations. 


He/she will also support the preparation of grant proposals and coordination of other project activities as needed.

Qualifications
 
Required:
 
Education: Master’s degree in medical anthropology, medical sociology, public health or a related field emphasizing qualitative research methods training.
 
Experience and Skills or required:
  • 5+ years with professional qualitative research experience.
  • 3+ years conducting in-depth interviewing, focus group discussions, and participant observation.
  • Knowledge and understanding of public health issues, in particular family planning and human subject protocols.
  • Experience working with stakeholders to design, author, and manage qualitative studies.
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem solving skills.
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player.
Software: Proficiency with the following office, analysis, and citation softwares: Microsoft Office Suite (Word, Excel, Access, Powerpoint, Outlook); NVivo, Atlas.ti; EndNote, Zotero, Mendeley.
 
Communication: Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills required.
 
How to Apply

The applicants can CLICK HERE to view the complete job description and must fill a bio data form accessible on our website

Application letter stating salary expectation and an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts should be submitted electronically by 10th July 2015 addressed to: secretariat@icrhk.org with subject: “Application - Social Scientist” 

The International Centre for Reproductive Health Kenya has a vacancy for the position of Project Coordinator

Responsibilities
  • Perform all tasks delegated by the PI in the delegation log for the study
  • Assist the PI in organizing the study and coordinating the main study activities
  • Manage the day-to-day implementation of the study activities
  • Training and supervision of the study team
  • Prepare study activity and progress reports on weekly, monthly and quarterly basis
  • Oversee screening and enrolment of eligible KPIS study participants
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly work plans
  • Provide overall quality control of study activities and assist in developing management and regular reporting systems for the study
  • Develop monitoring and evaluation systems of study activities
  • Ensure proper management of the study data
  • Consult with the Administration for procurement, transport and supplies
  • Perform such tasks as assigned by the site PI. 
Requirements
  • Degree in Social Sciences
  • Knowledge of Statistics and interpretation of data
  • 5 years working experience in research coordination and management
  • Certified to work in Good Clinical Practices environment
  • Training experience in study procedures
  • Excellent skills in report writing
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good administrative and IT skills; proficiency in Excel a must
How to Apply

The applicants must fill a bio data form (CLICK HERE to download)


Application letter stating salary expectation and an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts should be submitted electronically by 10th July 2015 addressed to: secretariat@icrhk.org with subject: “Application – Project Coordinator – KPIS”

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