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Research Officer Job in Kenya

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an
African-led and Africa-based international research institute committed to
conducting high quality and policy-relevant multidisciplinary research.

Our researchers address important development issues and
challenges facing sub-Saharan Africa in areas such as education, population,
health, aging, urbanization and wellbeing.

Our goal is to generate evidence for meaningful action, engage
with policy makers in the region to disseminate our research findings,
influence policy decisions and improve the quality of life in Africa.

The APHRC seeks to recruit a Research Officer to work in the Urbanization and
Wellbeing in Africa Unit within the Research Division.

Duties /

Coordinate and work with the project team in the development,
review and translation of the project protocol, research tools and training

Coordinate community mobilization and education of the community
in relation to the research project.

Supervise and coordinate field work and laboratory activities in
the execution of the research project to ensure timely implementation of field

Monitor field work and ensure quality and timely data

Lead the development of fieldwork progress reports as per the
laid down schedule.

Coordinate all field logistical activities pertaining to the
project including ethical reviews, research permits, meetings, transport etc.

Qualifications and

Master’s Degree in Public Health, Environmental Health,
Environmental Biotechnology, Environmental Microbiology, or other related

At least two years’ post-qualification experience in research
including coordinating field work or research activities related to Water,
Sanitation and Hygiene (WASH), environmental sample collection and analysis,
Environmental Health, and software based data collection;

Excellent communication and interpersonal skills; and

Experience working in slum communities will be an added

How to Apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our
recruitment portal by
September 25, 2020.

Only short listed candidates will be contacted; shortlisted
candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate.

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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