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  • Posted: Nov 11, 2020
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    Kenya Medical Research Institute (KEMRI) is a State Corporation established through the Science and Technology (Amendment) Act of 1979, which has since been amended to Science, Technology and Innovation Act 2013. The 1979 Act established KEMRI as a National body responsible for carrying out health research in Kenya.
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    Qualitative Research Assistant

    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.

    Method of Application

    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.

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