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Jobs: Quantitative Field Interviewers for a Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, Non - governmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. 

APHRC invites applications for quantitative field Interviewers endline data collection for a Community Health Volunteers Decision-Support Tool (CHV_DST) project in Kamukunji / Embakasi East Sub- County.

The objective of the project is to develop and validate a decision-support algorithm within an m-
health solution in improving maternal and newborn health outcomes in urban slums in Kamukunji sub-County in Nairobi, Kenya.
Roles and Responsibilities:
The successful candidates will be involved in the following activities;
·                     Conduct interviews on all recruited respondents and assigned work.
·                     Complete, edit and submit all assigned interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor.
·                     Keep updated records and databases of assigned work.
·                     Safeguard all assigned project equipment.
·                     Other related activities, assigned by the supervisor and project manager.
·                     Attend and participate in all projects related meetings.
·                     Timely reporting of project related issues to the Team Leader for quick and effective troubleshooting
Minimum Requirements:
·                     Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) certificate, with a minimum grade of C+.

·                     Experience working in slum settings / resident in Kamukunji /Embakasi Sub –county will be an added advantage.
·                     Have proven experience in research work (quantitative and/or qualitative data collection, and report writing). Possessing both skills is an added advantage
·                     A minimum of 2 years’ experience in fieldwork
·                     Experience working with large health survey programs and in maternal and newborn health will be an added advantage
·                     Be familiar with and proficient in computer applications including use of MS Excel, MS Word and MS PowerPoint.
·                     Familiarity and proficiency in using smart phones and/electronic gadgets for quantitative data collection especially use of Open Data Kit (ODK)
·                     Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the endline study.
·                     Possess strong interpersonal, team work, communication (written and oral) and facilitation skills.
·                     Be fluent in English and Kiswahili; fluency in Somali is an added advantage
·                     Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the study.
·                     Be willing to work outside normal business hours.
How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and CV with contacts of three referees, via email to, by close of business 13th October 2017.
Indicate on the cover letter and the email subject “Quantitative field interviewer: CHV-DSS project”.
In the cover letter, indicate the sub-County and village/ community unit you reside in.

We regret that 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.

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