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NGO Jobs in Kenya – APHRC

The African Population and Health
Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental
organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on
population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.


Our goal is to generate evidence for
meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.
The Center seeks to fill the position
of 
Temporary Research Officer to support one of its projects.

Core Competencies


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Proficiency in GIS and Remote sensing
analysis and software (QGIS; ESRI ArcGIS suite, ENVI, ERDAS Imagine, IDRISI)
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Experience in capacity
building/training and guidance development for: GIS data collection and GIS
data analysis
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Ability to handle multiple tasks
simultaneously and maintain a system of tracking, monitoring, and prioritizing
tasks and projects
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Excellent interpersonal and
organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse team
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Excellent writing and oral
communication skills
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Process, extract and analyse data
from satellites, or ground-based platforms, using image analysis software and
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Develop and maintain databases for
remote sensing and related geospatial project information.
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Coordinate collection of supporting
field survey data, to corroborate remote sensing data analyses
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Development, review and translation
of research tools, field and training manuals for data collection
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Recruitment, training and supervision
of GIS field interviewers
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Coordinate field logistical
activities and prepare routine progress reports
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Develop training manual to train
non-technical stakeholder on the use of geospatial technology
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Participate in conducting literature
reviews and report writing
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Assist the research team in other
project-related activities
Qualifications and Experience
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Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,
Geomatic, Geospatial Engineering, GIS, Geography, Surveying or other Earth
Sciences
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At least one-year experience in GIS
data collection, management, analysis, capacity building, and mapping
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Experience in handling large health
and household survey data
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Experience in capacity
building/training and guidance development for: GIS data collection and GIS
data analysis

Interested candidates are invited to
submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV with
contacts of three referees, via email to [email protected], by close of
business December 27, 2019.
The Center seeks to recruit an Accounts Assistant to
work within its Finance Unit.
Duties / Responsibilities:
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Code and post transactions into the
financial system ensuring adherence to financial procedures;
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Prepare bank reconciliations;
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Make inquiries on matters pertaining
to bank accounts;
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Ensure payment documents are properly
supported and duly approved prior to posting;
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Provide support for financial
transactions for project reporting;
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Provide financial information for
planning, budgets and status on program activities;
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Maintain the fixed assets register;
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Make payment for VAT and withholding
tax, ensure returns are filed per statutory requirements and process VAT
accounts reconciliations; and
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Ensure proper records management and
compliance with both internal and external requirements.
Qualifications, Experience and Skills:
·        
Bachelor’s degree in a relevant
field;
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Must be a Certified Public Accountant
(CPA II) or Chartered Certified Accountant (ACCA) equivalent;
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At least 1 year’s post qualification
experience;
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Strong computer skills and exposure
to ERPs;
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Strong analytical skills;
·        
Superior communications skills,
verbal and written, including the ability to engage effectively with staff at
all levels;
·        
Strong organizational, analytical and
interpersonal skills; demonstrated ability to follow assignments through to
completion;
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Ability to meet strict deadlines;
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Demonstrated strong moral and ethical
foundation; and
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Must have a high level of initiative
and ability to work independently.
Interested candidates are encouraged to apply by email to
[email protected] with the subject ‘Accounts Assistant’ by January 17, 2020.
Only short listed candidates will be contacted.
Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to
the protection of children

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