Research Assistant Job in Kenya

Title: Research Assistant

Location: Nairobi

Job Description

Urban Research and
Development Centre for Africa (URADCA) is a Non-Governmental Organization
founded in 1996 with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya. URADCA was founded by
young Kenyan professionals and scientists who yearned for an agile, efficient,
credible, and accountable institution to conduct cutting edge research to guide
policy and investments in health and development in Kenya as well as other
African countries. URADCA works in collaboration with international agencies,
local partners, Ministry of Health, County and local Governments, and local
communities to address health challenges through policy and implementation
research and introduction of health innovations to improve service delivery.

We are currently
recruiting experienced individuals with excellent quantitative and qualitative
research in health or social sciences who are team players, dedicated,
hardworking, innovative, highly motivated and able to work in a high-pressure
environment requiring multitasking abilities.

The Research Assistant
will work closely with the Research Principal Investigator (PI) and
Co-investigators (Co-PIs) to ensure that the “vaccination coverage and its
determinants among children aged 0 – 59 months in Kenya and Uganda: A household
survey” goals and objectives are achieved.

Responsibilities

  • Administer survey questionnaire electronically to
    participants.

  • Maintain accurate records of interviews,
    safeguarding the confidentiality of subjects, as necessary.

  • Conduct data abstraction from health facilities.

  • Provide update to the PI / Co – PI on daily basis.

  • Provide weekly report.

Qualifications

  • Experience on quantitative and qualitative
    research methodologies.

  • Strong organizational skills.

  • Ability to work independently and to exercise
    independent judgment.

  • Strong ability to work and communicate within a
    team.

  • Diploma / Degree preferably in health-related
    courses.

  • Experience in public health related research work.

  • Must have valid ethical training course
    certificate.

  • Experience in electronic data collection method a
    plus.

How to apply

Interested applicants
should send a CV with three referees and detailed cover letter to
 [email protected]g not later
than 
April 10, 2020
. Please indicate how your education and experience qualifies you
for the position. Only those selected for interview will be contacted. URADCA
is an equal opportunity employer.

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