ICRHK Program Officer (Qualitative Research and Quality Control) Job Vacancy in Kenya

Career Opportunity: Program Officer – Qualitative Research and Quality Control

International centre for Reproductive Health Kenya is a Kenya-based Non-Governmental.

ICRHK conducts research and intervention projects in Sexual and Reproductive Health (SRH), specifically in HIV/STI, Sexual and Gender-based violence, Maternal and Child Health/Family Planning and in Adolescent Sexual and Reproductive Health.

Overview: For this project, we are seeking a dedicated Program Officer who has experience in conducting
qualitative research (focused group discussions and key informant interviews) and in quality assurance for research projects.

Working closely with a multidisciplinary team, he/she will work with the Principal Investigator/National FP expert and the National Monitoring and Evaluation Expert to lead qualitative research efforts as part of third-party monitoring for a national FP program.

This will include: –

1) Overseeing data collection through focus group discussions, In-depth interviews, direct observation etc

2) Support the Monitoring and Evaluation Lead to disseminate findings from the qualitative research work

3) Participate in dissemination of results through internal and external reports, journal publications, and
professional conference presentations.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Education – At least a Bachelor’s degree in – medical anthropology, medical sociology, public health or a related field emphasizing qualitative research methods training.
  • Verifiable experience in performing qualitative data analysis using nVIVO, Dedoose or any to other related qualitative analysis software
  • Experience. Skills or required:
    • 2+ years’ experience in research involving human subjects
    • 2+ years conducting in-depth interviewing, focus group discussions, and participant
    • Experience supervising field data collectors
    • Strong organizational, planning, and problem solving skills.
    • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player.
  • Communication. Excellent written, verbal and visual communication skills required..

Qualifications Preferred:


Any of the following additional experience is preferred.

  • Previous experience working with health care providers and patients.
  • Research plan development and execution
  • Coordination of multi-county studies and interventions

Candidate must be able to:

  • Assist with report creation, including writing, analysis, chart and table creation in Excel or PowerPoint.
  • Detailed note-taking during client calls and meetings.
  • Able to effectively problem solve logistical issues and adjust on the fly. Proactively identify issues and suggest solutions on how to make projects run more smoothly.

A full job description is accessible on our website: http://www.icrhk.org click on vacancies.

Applicants must upload their application letter stating salary expectation, an up-to-date CV with names and addresses of three referees and telephone contacts and the bio data form on the ICRHK job application portal accessible on our website www.icrhk.org by the 24th May 2022.

ICRHK is committed to equal opportunities and welcomes applications from appropriately qualified people from all sections of the community.

ICRHK does not charge a fee at any stage of its recruitment.