• Job Openings at African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)

  • Posted on: 14 January, 2019 Deadline: 23 January, 2019
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    The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental organization that undertakes policy relevant research on education, health, population, and development issues facing sub-Saharan Africa, and headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya.

    APHRC invites applications for quantitative and qualitative field interviewers for an upcoming study that aims to understand the process and dynamics of gender socialization in the school environment; and the association between gender norms and sexual and reproductive health related behavior, knowledge and attitudes among very young adolescents. The study will be conducted in Korogocho and Viwandani at the beginning of 2019.

    To implement the study, the Center is seeking to recruit qualitative and quantitative fieldworkers who met the criteria below:

    HR Officer

     

    Responsibilities

    • Participate in talent recruitment, selection, onboarding and retention
    • Prepare staff contracts and keep track of contract end dates
    • Manage staff records and keep them confidential
    • Participate in the development, review and implementation of HR policies and procedures
    • Participate in preparation of periodic reports on overall HR status at the Center
    • Manage leave records including preparation of monthly reports
    • Participate in management of staff welfare schemes and initiatives
    • Manage processes for application for work permits, duty exemptions, visas etc
    • Manage the HR Information System

    Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree in Human Resources Management
    • At least 3 years’ relevant post-qualification experience, preferably in an international NGO
    • Strong interpersonal skills with ability to maintain confidentiality
    • Strong organizational and multi-tasking skills
    • Ability to operate a HR Information System
    • Knowledge of Kenya Labour Laws
    • Member of IHRM

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    Health Economist Worker

     

    Responsibilities

    • Lead in the development of costing data collection tools
    • Design and manage costing/ cost effectiveness related projects in the MCW Unit
    • Coordinate / supervise actual data collection (costing) for various projects in the Unit
    • Lead the management and analysis of cost data for various projects in the Unit
    • Contribute to scientific writing, and production of reports
    • Any other responsibility assigned by the MCW unit leader

    Qualifications

    • PhD in Health Economics or closely related field
    • Experience in Maternal, Newborn and Child Health (MNCH), Nutrition and/or early child development will be an added advantage.
    • Experience in conducting, managing and analyzing costing data collection/ surveys
    • Strong quantitative skills (managing, analyzing and interpreting health economics / costing/ cost effectiveness data), with extensive familiarity with quantitative statistical packages (e.g. STATA, SAS or SPSS).
    • Experience and familiarity with a diverse set of costing data sets will be an added advantage
    • Strong writing skills and good record of publications on relevant areas in sub-Saharan Africa will be an added advantage
    • Computer literacy in Microsoft packages (e.g. MS Word, MS PowerPoint and MS Excel).
    • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse team.

    Method of Application

    Interested applicants are encouraged to send a statement of research interests and goals (1page), and CV with contact details of three referees, to jobs@aphrc.org

    Applications will be considered until January 23, 2019. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

    Cover letters should be addressed to:

    The Human Resources Officer

    African Population and Health Research Center

    P.O. Box 10787 – 00100 GPO, Nairobi

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