KEMRI – Qualitative Research Assistant.

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KMR/6 Vacancy No. FN-016-11-2020
Reports to: Qualitative Coordinator
Locations: Suba/Rongo
Duration: 7 Months

Qualifications:

  • Diploma/Degree in the Social Sciences, Medicine, Nursing, Agriculture, Nutrition or Public Health.
  • Prior work experience conducting qualitative interviews strongly preferred
  • Competent with computer software applications including Microsoft Office programs (Word,
  • Excel, PowerPoint) and web-based applications (Skype); experience with qualitative data management software (Atlas Ti, NVivo, other) an added advantage.

Duties:

  • Ensures smooth progression of data collection, data management, coding and data analysis, and write-up of results.
  • Serves as the qualitative interviewer and focus group facilitator for the study,
  • Carries out participant observation exercises
  • Responsible for ensuring informed consent procedures and other ethical standards for the study are followed.
  • Participates in coding transcripts using Atlas.ti software, and participates in data analysis and report writing.

Other required skills:

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to maintain frequent contact using cell phone, email, and internet-based phone (i.e. Skype).
  • Ability to monitor, gather and evaluate information of broad scope and complexity
  • Ability to communicate effectively both orally and in writing in English, Kiswahili, and Dholuo.
  • Interest in working in an innovative and demanding environment, with extensive travel within rural study sites in Homabay and Migori counties
  • High level financial and data integrity
  • Enthusiasm for rural health and/or development work.
  • Ability to multitask, problem solve, and work with others to resolve challenges.
  • Strong communication, training, leadership skills.
  • Strong writing skills.
  • Excellent organizational skills and demonstrated competence with managing administrative records.

Interested candidates who meet the above criteria are encouraged to send in their applications through email; hrrctp@kemri-ucsf.org

Applications should include the following:

  • A cover letter stating current position and date available to start working for the program
  • A current CV including email and mobile phone contact
  • Name and phone number for two professional referees
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • A copy of the latest pay slip (if applicable)
  • Copies of academic and professional certificates

KEMRI IS AN EQUAL OPPORTUNITY EMPLOYER COMMITED TO DIVERSITY; PERSONS WITH DISABILITY, WOMEN, YOUTH AND THOSE FROM MARGINALIZED AREAS ARE ENCOURAGED TO APPLY. KEMRI DOES NOT CHARGE A FEE AT ANY STAGE OF ITS SELECTION PROCESS INCLUDING APPLICATION, INTERVIEW AND PROCESSING OF OFFER LETTER. IF ASKED FOR A FEE, REPORT SUCH REQUEST IMMEDIATELY.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

https://www.kemri.org/careers/

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Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI)

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