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The International Centre for Reproductive Health – Kenya (ICRHK) works in the area of sexual and reproductive health research and program implementation including sexual and gender based violence.

The sexual violence against children measurement study (SVaC study) is a cross-sectional study to measure the baseline prevalence of sexual violence among school-going children and the community attitudes and views about sexual violence in four counties in Kenya.
We are looking for research assistants for the SVAC study who will be responsible for baseline and end line data collection for the study.
The successful candidates will be highly motivated individuals with expertise and experience in data collection.
Required qualifications:
·         A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social science or related discipline.
·         2 year practical experience in the collection and analysis of quantitative data
·         Knowledge of ethical issues relating to the conduct of research on human subjects.
·         Strong attention to detail and writing skills that should include the ability to develop comprehensive field notes for qualitative analysis.
·         High level interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with the study populations.
·         Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.
Skills/Abilities/ Competencies
·         Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Access, Outlook, and Excel).
·         Sound understanding of issues relating to sexual and gender-based violence
·         The candidate must possess the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and open minded.
·         Immediate availability is an added advantage.
This is a short contract job.
Research assistants will be engaged during training and data collection for baseline and end-line surveys.
The positions entail up to 50% travel within Kilifi, Kwale, Kisumu and Homa Bay Counties.
Applicants must upload their application letter, an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts and the bio data form on the ICRHK job application portal accessible on our website by 26th June 2019, 5pm.
ICRHK is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.
ICRHK does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment.

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