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NGO Jobs in Kenya – APHRC

The African Population
and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led,
international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC
conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization
and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

The APHRC seeks to
recruit an Associate Research
 to work in the Maternal and Child Wellbeing Unit within the
Research Division.


  • Begin
    to define own area of research interest through developing proposals,
    concept notes and publishing in the area;

  • Mentor
    junior staff including postdoctoral researchers and research officers;

  • Represent
    the Center in high-level national and regional forums;

  • Initiate
    and lead research proposals in the program and manage relevant budgets;

  • Oversee
    the review and translation of research tools;

  • Oversee/lead
    development of field and training manuals;

  • Ensure
    ethical approvals and research permits are obtained;

  • Ensure
    the recruitment, training and supervision of field interviewers;

  • Oversee
    fieldwork in the execution of the research projects to ensure timely
    implementation of field activities;

  • Ensure
    community mobilization and education of the community in relation to the
    research project is done;

  • Conduct
    literature reviews;

  • Lead
    and contribute to scientific paper writing;

  • Lead
    the development of project reports;

  • Lead
    and participate in dissemination of research findings and policy dialogue
    with appropriate audiences;

  • Contribute
    to institutional publications (i.e. lay dissemination materials such as–
    policy/research briefs and fact sheets) in relation to the projects one is
    working on;

  • Oversee
    data cleaning and analysis;

  • Monitor
    project budgets and expenditure;

  • Contribute
    to proposal development in the program; and

  • Prepare project progress
    reports to donors.


  • PhD
    in Public Health, Maternal and Child Health Epidemiology or other relevant
    areas; a minimum of 2 years’ post-doctoral experience.

  • Demonstrated
    skills and expertise in both quantitative and qualitative data analysis
    and related statistical software.

  • Demonstrated
    experiences in mental health research, with peer-reviewed publications on
    the subject will be an added advantage.


CARTA therefore seeks to recruit a Project Coordinator to coordinate course
review, transition to blended and ToT development activities. S/he will also
coordinate the CARTA activities in the Virtual Learning Academy and in the
partner institutions that will be implementing the ToT

1.Provide administrative support to the
process of review of courses and development of ToT courses through:

  • Coordination of meetings, including town halls and
    team meetings;

  • Ensure documentation of resolutions made at
    meetings, taking charge personally or ensuring there is appropriate
    representation when the meetings conflict;

  • Liaison with the team coordinators and
    administrative officer on administrative and logistics matters of the

  • Carrying out follow-ups with team members on the
    review and ToT development processes;

  • Liaison with external experts who will be supporting
    the project; and

  • Compilation of outputs of the course review and ToT
    development processes.

  • Coordinate the ToT and local training activities at
    the partner implementing institutions according to the NORHED plan, in
    collaboration with the institutional-based coordinators:

  • Monitor implementation of ToT and local training
    activities at partner institutions and coordinate the Monitoring and
    Evaluation activities related to the NORHED activities, liaising with the
    M&E officer to ensure collection of complete data about the required

  • Be the liaison person between the implementing
    institutions and the CARTA Secretariat; and

  • Report on ToT and local training activities to the
    Program Managers.

  • Coordinate the Virtual Learning Academy activities
    that relate to CARTA including:

  • Coordinate participation of CARTA representatives in
    the Phase I of the transition to blended to inform the framework of

  • Coordinate the participation of CARTA facilitators
    in the needs assessment of Phase I of the transition to blended;

  • Coordinate participation of CARTA facilitators in
    Staff Academy capacity building activities;

  • Compile the outputs of the course development;

  • Liaise with consultant and IT support to load the
    generated courses in the APHRC Training Academy;

  • Liaise with consultant and IT support to coordinate
    the establishment of the CARTA Community of Practice; and

  • Manage the CARTA Community of Practice.

  • Support further institutionalization of CARTA
    interventions at partner institutions:

  • Support fundraising to facilitate
    institutionalization activities at CARTA partner institutions; and

  • Liaise with CARTA focal persons and university
    representatives to promote and support institutionalization activities at
    CARTA partner institutions.

  • Research on impact of CARTA training interventions
    and institutionalization activities of the CARTA program.

Qualifications and Experience:

Doctorate degree in Education related fields.

Experience and strong interest in research, research capacity strengthening and
instructional/curriculum design.

Demonstrated prior experience in curriculum development, training, and

Hands-on experience coordinating different short course training workshops.

Experience with various training methods (including virtual, in-person
training, and blended offering) and up-to-date with new training methods and

Strong writing skills and good record of publications (at least 3 lead author
publications in peer-reviewed journals and over 5 conference presentations in
defined area of interest).

Computer literacy in Microsoft packages (e.g. MS Word, MS PowerPoint, & MS


  • Familiarity with postgraduate training in health
    and/or social science related fields.

  • Strong research quantitative skills and quantitative

  • Experience with e-learning platforms.

  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills
    and ability to work in a culturally diverse team.

to Apply

Interested candidates
are invited to submit their application through our recruitment portal by August
18, 2021
. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted;
shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate.
Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources

African Population and
Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga
Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P. O. Box 10787-GPO,


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

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