CONSULTANTS – PUBLICATION TAGGING

DEADLINE: November 29, 2019
CLOSED JOB

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, and engaged in multidisciplinary, evidence-based policy research. Our research addresses important issues and challenges facing Africa in areas such as education, health, population, aging, urbanization and well-being. We engage with policy makers in the region to disseminate our research findings to influence policy decisions and improve the quality of life in Africa.

Requirements

  • Demonstrated knowledge in web tagging and working with management  tools such Ensighten or Adobe Tag Management
  • Experience in scripting or coding preferred
  • Ability to customize information retrieval on websites
  • Experience tagging web content, with knowledge of using keywords for Search Engine Optimization
  • Exceptional technical and analytical skills
  • Strong organizational skills with ability to systematically collate information from multiple sources
  • Possess strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to complete work independently, incorporate client feedback, and deliver on time.

Scope of Assignment

  • The consultant will play an editorial role by tagging  keywords, phrases or acronyms against publications on the APHRC website and ensuring their searchability
  • He/she will ensure the cohesiveness of typography and ensure conformity to set guidelines
  • He/she will work collaboratively with the web developer and policy engagement & communications team in seeing the web content tagging through all phases of production

Deliverables

  • Categorized list of publications on the website
  • Update the website with identified list of tags
  • Share list of tags for the website on drive
  • Train relevelant staff on how to  tag content on the website moving forward.

Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science/ programming or any related field
  • At least 2 years experience in back-end website management

Timelines

  • The work should take 10 working days.

How to apply

Applications and CVs should be sent to jobs@aphrc.org by July 3, 2018. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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