QUANTITATIVE AND QUALITATIVE FIELD INTERVIEWERS

DEADLINE: January 21, 2024
OPEN JOB

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, with a regional office in Dakar, Senegal. Our researchers are contributing to the body of evidence about the critical issues in population health and wellbeing impeding Africa’s development in order to provide strong direction and recommendations to policy- and decision-makers at all levels. Our priority research areas are Human Development, Health and Well-Being, Data Science and Evaluation, and Population Dynamics and Urbanization in Africa. In addition to the research component, APHRC has other programmatic areas in Research and Related Capacity Strengthening, Policy Engagement and Communications and International programs.

 

APHRC invites applications for Quantitative and Qualitative Field Interviewers to participate in data collection activities in the competency-based curriculum (CBC) study in Nairobi, Murang’a and Samburu. The study’s main objective is to provide empirical evidence on successful aspects and challenges in implementing the competence-based curriculum.

 

Quantitative Field Interviewers Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Conduct interviews with all recruited study participants.
  2. Complete, edit, and submit all assigned interviews for cross-checking and verification by the supervisor on a daily basis.
  3. Review the collected data to ensure all questions are completed prior to online submission.
  4. Follow-up with participants for missing responses or correct any inaccurate responses.
  5. Regularly file reports on project activities.
  6. Ensure the safety of all assigned study tools and equipment.
  7. Any other related activity assigned by the supervisor, project manager and principal investigator.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Kenya Certificate of Secondary Education (KCSE) certificate, with a minimum grade of C Plain.
  2. Experience in electronic data capture methods like survey CTO or Open Data Kit (ODK) and devices like electronic digital recorders.
  3. Fluent in English and Swahili, both oral and written.
  4. Must be a current resident of either Murang’a, Samburu, or Nairobi County.
  5. Be available to work full-time on the project for the duration of the study.

 

Qualitative Field Interviewers Duties and Responsibilities

  1. Moderate/facilitate qualitative interviews with all recruited study respondents.
  2. Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview debriefing reports/notes.
  3. Prepare data collection progress report and updates.
  4. Other related tasks assigned by the supervisor, project manager and principal investigator.

 

Minimum Qualifications

  1. Bachelor’s degree in education, social studies, special needs education, or any other related course from a recognized university.
  2. Have proven experience and skills in conducting qualitative interviews.
  3. Have experience in note taking during qualitative interviews.
  4. Be familiar with computer applications, including MS Excel, MS Word, and MS PowerPoint.
  5. Must be a current resident of either Murang’a, Samburu, or Nairobi County.
  6. Be available to work full-time on the project for the duration of the study.

 

Application documents should include:

  1. Cover letter
  2. CV with contact details of three referees
  3. Copy of National ID
  4. Copies of your academic certificates and relevant testimonials.

 

Interested candidates are invited to submit the above documents via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com by COB 21st January 2024. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Qualitative Field Interviewer – CBC project” if applying for the qualitative position or “Quantitative Field Interviewer- CBC project” if applying for a quantitative position. In the cover letter, indicate your area of residence. We regret that 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.

 

Special Notice

APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers that are committed to creating a diverse and inclusive workplace. All employment decisions are made on the basis of qualifications and organizational needs. Reasonable accommodation may be provided to applicants with disabilities upon request, to support their participation in the recruitment process.