Deadline: May 24, 2024
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The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a premier research-to-policy institution, generating evidence, strengthening research and related capacity in the African research and development ecosystem, and engaging policy to inform action on health and development. The Center is Africa-based and African-led, with its headquarters in Nairobi, Kenya, and a West Africa Regional Office (WARO), in Dakar, Senegal. APHRC seeks to drive change by developing strong African research leadership and promoting evidence-informed decision-making (EIDM) across sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to engage a Protocol Intern in its Administration Unit to learn while assisting with a variety of administrative and protocol tasks for an initial period of three months.


  • Assist in drafting and preparing documents and information materials to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs i.e. completing dependent passes, exemption permit forms, departure notifications and VAT forms.
  • Provide logistical support for protocol activities and services.
  • Assist with physical follow up on pending cases as guided by the Protocol Officer.
  • Assist in drafting correspondence, note verbale and cover letters.
  • Perform any other related duty as assigned by the supervisor.

Qualifications, Experience and Skills

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, International Relations and Diplomacy or any other related field; should have graduated in the last six (6) months.
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications.
  • Fluency in English, with excellent writing skills.
  • Must have a clean driving licence for classes B, C1, C, (D2 & D3 will be added advantage).
  • Strong organizational and interpersonal skills.
  • Ability to pay attention to details.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and CV through   by May 24, 2024. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Protocol Intern.” Only shortlisted 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



Special Notice

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All employment decisions are made based on qualifications and organizational needs. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request to support their participation in the recruitment process.