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Research Assistant Job in Kenya – NGO

Research Assistant
Trócaire is looking to hire a research assistant to support the Kenya Girl’s Puberty Book Project. The aim of the project is to develop a book for Kenyan girls aged 10-14 who are transitioning through early puberty into adolescent. The book is an adaptation of a girl’s puberty book that has successfully been developed in partnership with Ministries of Education in five countries to date (Tanzania, Ghana, Ethiopia, Cambodia and Madagascar).
All of the existing books can be found here Included in the puberty book is content on girl’s changing bodies, menstrual hygiene management, and stories collected from adolescent girls. Given the very strong network of individuals and organizations working on menstrual hygiene management (MHM) in Kenya already, and the new government guidelines on MHM, the development of a puberty book in Kenya will benefit from the many strong partners and collaborators that exist
Start date:Possible Immediate
Reporting to Project Coordinator. This is a Fixed contract for five (5) months and is based in Kenya

Qualifications

·         Kenyan national
·         Holder of a relevant Bachelor’s degree and prior training in qualitative research methods
·         Prior experience working with adolescent girls, preferably on adolescent health topics
·         Fluent in English and Swahili. Familiarity in Dholuo will be an advantage
·         Ability to travel and live in Siaya and Nairobi for up to 4-8 weeks
·         Prior experience working with adolescent girls, preferably on adolescent health topic

How to Apply
For detailed Job Description, requirements and details of the positions, interested applicants should visit and apply  by 25th October 2017.Prospective applicants must be committed to safeguarding children and adults against all forms of exploitation and abuse by signing Trócaire’s Safeguarding Policy and anti terrorism check

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