African Institute For Development Policy – Research And Policy Associate – Team Up Project.

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AFIDEP is running a project on re-examining traditional method use: desperation or innovation? (Team-up project) whose goal is to test new measurement approaches to better capture and estimate use of traditional methods of contraception in four sub-Saharan African (SSA) countries. We are therefore looking to recruit a research and policy associate to join our research team  for 1 year on the project


Roles and responsibilities:

  • Coordinating quantitative and qualitative field work activities during data collection
  • Conducting quantitative data analysis including statistical modeling
  • Contributing to programming of the questionnaire on CSPRO
  • Managing project data set
  • Contributing to transcribing and analyzing of qualitative data analysis
  • Participating in communicating and disseminating results from the survey through writing blogs and publishing in scientific journals of repute
  • Performing any other responsibilities assigned

Qualifications & experience

  • The candidate shall have a Master’s degree in Demography, Population studies, Population and Reproductive health, public health or any other related social sciences course
  • Proven track record in supporting data analysis, modeling and synthesis and translation including scholarly publications
  • Proven track record in publishing journal articles
  • Proven track record in in conducting population and health based quantitative and qualitative surveys
    • Strong background and minimum three years’ experience in conducting both quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis
    • Proven experience in managing large data sets
    • Proven experience in programming using CSPRO
    • Proven experience in Statistical modeling
    • Proven experience in qualitative data analysis using NVivo or dedoose


  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Ability to analyze qualitative and quantitative data for both research and policy outputs.
  • Ability to work effectively as a team member and independently with an output-based mind-set,
  • Ability to set and meet project goals within required timeframes
  • Excellent critical and creative thinking and analytical skills

How to apply:

Candidates meeting the above essential and some of the desirable qualifications and experience can send the following:

  • A motivation letter illustrating their suitability against the listed qualifications, competencies, and skills
  • An up-to-date CV including three relevant referees
  • Applications should be sent to hr@afidep.orgnot later than 10th November 2021 with the title “Research and Policy Associate” – “TEAMUP PROJECT” as the subject line.
  • Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted.

AFIDEP is an Equal Opportunity Employer and does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process.




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