ICRHK Research Assistants Job Vacancies in Kenya

The International Centre for Reproductive Health – Kenya (ICRHK) is a local non-profit organization that works in the area of sexual and reproductive health research and intervention programs.

Our projects are in the thematic areas of HIV/AIDS, Family planning, RHMNCH and sexual and gender-based violence.

Our staff include experts in public health, clinical services, research, project management and data.

We seek to fill the following positions:

Position Title: Research Assistants – 2 Posts

We are seeking two (2) Research Assistants to participate in data collection in Machakos County.

The research assistants will work very closely with the project team to ensure that all the study procedures are in line with the research protocol.

The successful candidates should be highly motivated individuals with expertise and experience in collecting qualitative data.

Required qualifications:

  • A degree in health, Social science or related field
  • Knowledge of ethical issues relating to the conduct of research on human subjects.
  • Proven experience in qualitative research, including facilitating interviews and note-taking.
  • Proficiency in both Kiswahili and English (written and spoken).
  • High level of interpersonal skills and the ability to build rapport with the study participants.
  • Excellent verbal, written and visual communication skills.

Skills / Abilities / Competencies:

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office suite (Word, Access, Outlook, and Excel).
  • Excellent skills in using mobile phones/computers/laptops/ tape recorders in transmitting information.
  • Remarkable skills in transcription and translation of qualitative data.
  • The candidate must possess the ability to work effectively under minimal supervision and open minded.
  • Immediate availability is an added advantage

Contract Period: This is a 20 days contract from 6th March 2023 to 31st March 2023.

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

How to Apply

Applicants must upload their application letter, 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 16th February 2023, 5pm.

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.