The African Population & Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization committed to conducting high quality and policy relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The Center seeks to fill the position of Training Officer.
Ensure that all training program deliverables are met according to expected standards and in a timely manner;
Lead the design, delivery and evaluation of external research training programs;
Lead and facilitate external research training workshops;
Lead the planning and implementation of country and regional workshops;
Assess external research training priorities based on needs and resources;
Lead training proposal development;
Market training programs locally and across Africa, and recruit participants and facilitators;
Network with human resource managers, talent managers, training coordinators directors of organizations, and universities for research capability building;
Manage online, email, and phone inquiries and registration from potential participants;
Manage payments, maintain proper records and liaise with requisite staff to develop promotional materials; and
Prepare research training and meeting reports, and facilitate the preparation of board materials.
Qualifications and Experience:
Master’s degree in the physical or social sciences. PhD will be an advantage;
Strong interest and 3 years’ experience in research capacity building and policy activities;
Must have prior experience working in research projects;
Experience working in research or academic institution, will be an added advantage;
Excellent administration and leadership skills;
Excellent writing and presentation skills; and
Proficiency in French will be an advantage.
Interested candidates are invited to send via email no later than January 15, 2015, their letter of application and CV with contact details of three referees to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please, indicate Training Officer on the subject line of the email. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.
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