QUALITATIVE FIELD INTERVIEWERS FOR ARISE PROJECT IN NAIROBI

DEADLINE: February 21, 2020
OPEN JOB

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that carries out policy-relevant research on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa. The APHRC invites applications for qualitative field interviewers in an upcoming study addressing accountability for equity in informal settlements (ARISE) in Nairobi, Kenya.

The aim of the study is to understand the role of accountability for improving equitable health and wellbeing for vulnerable populations living and working in informal settlements in Nairobi, Kenya.

Duties and Responsibilities
1. Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants
2. Moderate/facilitate qualitative interviews with community members in the study area
3. Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing and
reports/notes
4. Prepare data collection progress report and updates in liaison with the project team
5. Keep updated records of assigned work
6. Assist the research team members in other project-related activities

Minimum qualifications required for Qualitative Field Interviewers
1. Must have a Bachelor’s degree in social sciences or public health
2. Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work (conducting FGDs, IDIs
and/or KIIs)
3. Ability to facilitate interviews and group discussions in Kiswahili, and have strong
written and spoken English and Kiswahili languages.
4. Have strong communication and interpersonal skills
5. Have experience in note-taking during qualitative discussions
6. Availability to work full time on the project for the duration of the study
7. Must be a resident of Korogocho or Viwandani in Nairobi, Kenya

Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter together with a CV with contact details of three referees. Please indicate on the cover letter your area of residence. Applications should be submitted as attachments via e-mail to cvs@flexi-personnel.com, to reach us by close of business on February 21, 2020. 

Please indicate on the subject line “Qualitative field interviewer – ARISE Project – Korogocho or “Qualitative field interviewer – ARISE Project – Viwandani.” Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of children.

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