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Saturday, March 4, 2017

ICRHK Research Assistants Jobs in Kenya

Research Assistants
The International Centre for Reproductive Health – Kenya (ICRHK) works in the area of sexual and reproductive health for general population, Key Populations (KPs) and gender based violence and human rights programs.
We are seeking dedicated and talented research assistants to participate in data collection.
The research assistants will work very closely with the project team to ensure that the qualitative aspects are in line with the research protocol.
They will be involved in the recruitment of participants, facilitation of focus group discussion and in-depth interviews, direct observation, note taking, transcribing and translation, and any other duties assigned by the project coordinator.
Required qualifications:
  • A minimum of a bachelor’s degree in social science or related discipline.
  • 3 year practical experience in the collection and analysis of qualitative data (focus group discussions, in-depth interviews, and direct observations).
  • Knowledge of ethical issues relating to the conduct of research on human subjects.
  • Strong attention to detail and writing skills that should include the ability to develop comprehensive field notes for qualitative analysis.
  • Have knowledge of the health structures in Kilifi County and be proficient in both Kiswahili and English (written and spoken).
  • High level interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with the study populations.
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.
Skills/Abilities/ Competencies
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Access, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Experience in using qualitative analysis packages such as Atlas and NVIVO.
  • Remarkable skills in transcription and translation of qualitative data.
  • Sound understanding of issues relating to family planning and contraceptives in Kenya.
  • The candidate must possess the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and open minded.
  • Immediate availability is an added advantage.
A full job description is accessible on our website: http://www.icrhk.org click on vacancies.
Applicants must upload their application letter, an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts and the bio data form on the ICRHK job application portal by 6th March 2017, 5pm.

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