Deadline: April 30, 2022
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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 research addresses 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 invites applications for Qualitative Data Analysts in its Scaling Sexual and Reproductive Health Solutions project in Kenya. The project aims to review the implementation of Kenya’s Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health Policy 2015.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Develop a thematic codebook for generating themes and sub-themes in line with the objectives of the analysis. This will involve producing summaries, abstracts and coding.
  • Develop coding notes from the Key Informant Interviews (KIIs), and freelisting interviews.
  • Carry out a detailed analysis of the qualitative data collected using appropriate analysis tools such as NVivo or Dedoose.
  • Develop qualitative analysis report that includes a description of results in terms of themes and sub-themes, including but not limited to quotations, examining relationships and patterns between categories and themes, discussion of results, and annex for the final codebook.
  • Contribute to the writing of qualitative methods sections for reports or other publications.
  • Ensuring the daily upload of the complete data.
  • Work with the evaluation team to identify appropriate analytical methods to conduct qualitative analyses accordingly.
  • Perform other related work as needed.

Qualifications and competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Social Science or equivalent.
  • Proficiency with one or more statistical analysis software packages, such as NVivo, for data management and analysis.
  • At least two years’ experience in qualitative data analysis using content analysis, including the application of conceptual frameworks, codebook development, and coding.
  • Experience performing rapid qualitative analysis.
  • Excellent report writing skills and experience in producing high-quality reports on outcomes of qualitative analysis.
  • Excellent written communication skills.
  • Experience working on health and/or social science research projects.
  • Understanding of basic concepts of confidentiality and data security.

Interested candidates are invited to submit their  application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees, via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com . Applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Qualitative Data Analyst- SRH Project”.


APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.