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Massive Recruitment of Field Interviewers in Kenya - NGO

African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)


Job Vacancies: Qualitative and Quantitative Field Interviewers – Parenting Empowerment Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to conducting high quality and policy-relevant research on population, health, education, and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.
Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.

APHRC invites applications for qualitative and quantitative field interviewers in its Parenting Empowerment Study.
The main aim of this project is to evaluate the effectiveness of a community-based parenting empowerment program to improve nurturing care of young children in Nyanza, Kenya.
Minimum Qualifications Required for Qualitative Field Interviewers
·         A first degree in Early childhood development (ECD) or Health related field
·         Must be a resident of Nyando sub-County preferably from Awasi
·         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 and Dholuo
·         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
·         Ability to work full time on the project for the duration of the study
Duties and Responsibilities
·         Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing reports/notes
·         Moderate/facilitate qualitative interviews with frontline health workers, country health managers, national-level policymakers, county-level policymakers, local leaders, none-state service delivery organizations and academics
·         Prepare data collection progress report and updates
·         Other task assigned by the supervisor, project manager and principal investigator

Minimum qualifications required for a Quantitative Field Interviewer
·         Have a Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education certificate, with a minimum grade of C Plain
·         Must be a resident of Nyando sub-County preferably from Awasi
·         Have proven experience in quantitative data collection and electronic data capture will be an added advantage
·         Fluent in English, Kiswahili and Dholuo (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.
·         Experience in using electronic data collection devices like electronic digital recorders and survey CTO or Open Data Kit (ODK)
Duties and Responsibilities
·         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
·         Meet the team leader on a regular basis to submit progress updates
·         Follow-up with participants for missing responses or correct any inaccurate responses
·         Other task assigned by the supervisor, project manager and principal investigator
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees, via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com, by close of business November 16, 2019.
Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Qualitative Field Interviewer- Parenting Empowerment Project if applying for the qualitative position or Quantitative Field Interviewer- Parenting Empowerment Project if applying for quantitative.
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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