Deadline: September 5, 2022
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The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to recruit a Statistician for the DREAMS Impact Evaluation project.  This project is an Impact Evaluation of PEPFAR’s DREAMS interventions to prevent HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls and young women in Nairobi’s informal settlements.


  • Participate in the pre-testing of data collection platforms;
  • Data cleaning including conducting all the required consistency checks for project data;
  • Document project data sets according to the Center’s guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;
  • Extract data and prepare analytical files;
  • Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets;
  • Perform basic and advanced statistical analysis of data;
  • Assist in training other staff members on data analysis;
  • Participate in scientific writing;
  • Contribute to writing of technical reports; and
  • Participate in proposal development including but not limited to sample size estimation and other design consideration.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience 

  • Master’s degree in statistics or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ post first-degree experience in high level quantitative skills -managing, analyzing and interpreting data using techniques such as multivariate, multilevel and or longitudinal analysis, preferably using STATA statistical software.
  • Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret results with attention to detail and accuracy.
  • Excellent communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, online communication and referencing applications.
  • Experience using Open Data Kit (ODK) software and Survey CTO is highly desirable.

This position is classified under Nationally Recruited Positions (NRP) Grade V in our scales.

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal by September 05, 2022. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate. 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


APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons