Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Position:
Research Assistants – Nutrition And Lifestyle Study 2020

Location:
Kisumu, Mandera, Busia and Siaya

Job Description

ICVPG looking for the
Qualified Nutritionists/Public Health officers for the position of Research
Assistants- Nutrition and Lifestyle Study Kisumu, Mandera, Busia and Siaya.
NOTE: LOCALS AND QUALIFIED ONLY

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for oversight of defined operations
    including recruitment of participants, ensuring that protocol requirements
    are met and ensuring compliance to regulatory and policy requirements.

  • Collecting and collating data from identified
    sources and coordination of feedback to participants and other stake
    holders,

  • Verifies accuracy of study forms and study forms
    per protocol Performs quality assurance and quality control data checks
    and data analysis

  • Track all the details of the work of each
    implementing team members in the community support groups and ensure that
    timelines are met and be is responsible for record-keeping.

  • Synthesizes and interprets information obtained
    from the identified sources and draft statistical and graphic summaries of
    findings and conclusions.

  • Collect and organize data including assists with
    interviews Maintain study codes and formal audits of data Maintain
    research data, regulatory binders and study databases Collaborate with
    supervisor in writing and editing material for reports.

Qualifications

  • Ability to work independently and at times with
    moderate supervision

  • High degree of computer literacy and analytical
    skills

  • Working knowledge of data management program

  • Ability to interpret acceptability of data results
    Strong interpersonal and communication skills

  • Ability to attend to a high level of detail and
    multiple tasks on a day-to-day basis.

  • Ability to work in team environment, requiring
    participatory decision-making. Excellent written and oral communications
    skills.

  • MUST have at least Diploma in Human Nutrition/
    Public Health with minimum of 1-3 years related experience Experience in
    maternal nutrition service delivery for a specific intervention or strategy.

  • Should be at least registered by Public Health
    officers and Technician council of Kenya (PHTCK) or Kenya Nutritionists
    & Dieticians Institute (KNDI)

  • Must have Research Ethics certification from
    Global Health GHI

  • Experience with social and community mobilization.

  • Experience working with Focus Counties and well
    developed cultural competence Two years of experience in implementation of
    community engagement activities and project management experience. Must be
    able to travel to locations in the serviced by public transportation.

How to apply

Interested candidates
should apply online with CV and Cover letter indicating the position applied
for and work station to
 [email protected] org by 3rd September, 2020

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