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Vacancies: Qualitative Field Interviewers for the Saving Brains Research Project in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, nongovernmental organization that carries out policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.
APHRC invites applications for qualitative field Interviewers, in its Saving Brains research project, to be conducted in Nairobi County Kenya (Korogocho).

The main aim of the project is to assess the feasibility of the use of mobile phone technology for optimizing, tracking and responding to children’s developmental progress in urban poor settings.
Minimum Qualifications: Qualitative Field Interviewer
·         A first degree in Early childhood development (ECD) or Health related field
·         Fluent in English and Swahili, in both oral and written form
·         Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work
·         Can facilitate interviews and group discussions in English and Swahili
·         Has experience in note taking during qualitative discussions
·         Has strong interpersonal and communication skills
·         Experience in health facility or community based data collection will be an added advantage
The successful candidates will be expected to:
·         Recruit participants who meet the eligibility criteria
·         Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants
·         Complete, edit and submit all interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor.
·         Keep updated records and databases of assigned work.
·         Other related activities, assigned by the supervisor and project manager.

Vacancies: Quantitative Field Interviewers for the Saving Brains Research Project in Kenya
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, in its Saving Brains research project, to be conducted in Nairobi County Kenya (Korogocho).
The main aim of the project is to assess the feasibility of the use of mobile phone technology for optimizing, tracking and responding to children’s developmental progress in urban poor settings.
Minimum Qualifications:

Quantitative Field Interviewer
·         Should have completed secondary education and possess a minimum grade C+ in KCSE.
·         Have proven experience in quantitative data collection and electronic data capture will be an added advantage.
·         Fluent in English and Kiswahili (verbal and written).
·         Excellent communication and interpersonal and report writing skills.
·         Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the study.
·         Be a resident of Korogocho/Viwandani
·         Previous engagement with APHRC will be an added advantage
The successful candidates will be expected to:
·         Recruit participants who meet the eligibility criteria
·         Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants
·         Complete, edit and submit all assigned interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor on a daily basis.
·         Keep updated records and databases of assigned work.
·         Regularly file reports on project activities.
·         Review the collected data to ensure all questions are completed prior to online submission.
·         Data collection progress report writing.
·         Meeting the team leader on regular basis to submit progress updates.
·         Following-up with participants for missing responses or to correct any inaccurate responses.
Female applicants who meet the qualifications are encouraged to apply.
The successful candidates will be engaged for a period of about 3 weeks.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees, by March 10th, 2019, to: cvs@flexi-personnel.com
Please indicate on the subject line of the email.
Quantitative Field Interviewer ‘SAVING BRAINS PROJECT’ when applying.
PLEASE NOTE APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
(APHRC) is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children.

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