Deadline: March 5, 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 and Quantitative Field Interviewers in its CPSE (Challenging the Politics of Social Exclusion) project. The project aim is to explore the lived realities of LGBT people and the public perspective of sexual and gender minorities. The study will take place in Nairobi, Mombasa, Kisumu and Uasin Gishu counties.

Qualitative Field Interviewers

Minimum qualifications required

  • Bachelor’s degree in social science.
  • Experience working with sexual and gender minorities.
  • Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research.
  • Ability to facilitate interviews and group discussions in English and Swahili.
  • Be a current resident of the target counties.
  • Should possess strong people skills
  • Must be fully available for training and during the entire data collection period.

Job Description (responsibilities)

  • Identifying study respondents as defined in the study.
  • Consenting the study respondents prior to the interviews and group discussions.
  • Facilitate/moderate interviews/discussions.
  • Note taking and writing debriefing reports for all the interviews conducted.
  • Ensuring safety of data collection tools and equipment assigned.
  • Any other related activity assigned by the project coordinator.

Quantitative Field Interviewers

Minimum qualifications required

  • Must have at least a KCSE (C) and above.
  • Experience working with sexual and gender minorities.
  • Be proficient in microcomputer applications and experienced in electronic data capture.
  • Be fluent in English and Kiswahili.
  • Possess strong interpersonal, communication (written and oral), and facilitation skills.
  • Have proven experience in quantitative research methods.
  • Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration of the study.

Job Description (responsibilities)

  • Identifying participants as defined in the study.
  • Consenting study participants prior to administering the survey.
  • Conducting face-to-face interviews with sampled participants as sampled for the study.
  • Reviewing all completed interviews for the day to ensure completeness and internal consistency before the data can be synchronized.
  • Compiling and submitting daily work progress report to the immediate supervisor.
  • Reviewing and correcting any inconsistencies with data as may be identified from data quality checks from the database.
  • Ensuring safety of all survey tools and equipment as may be assigned for use in the study.
  • Ensuring that all study participants in the sample assigned to you are fully accounted for by end of the data collection period.
  • Any other related activity assigned by the project coordinator.

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 , by COB March 5, 2022. Please indicate on the subject line of the email “Qualitative Field Interviewer- CPSE Project if applying for the qualitative position or Quantitative Field Interviewer- CPSE Project if applying for quantitative.


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