Research Assistant

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Company:African population and health research center
Category:Research, Quality Control/ Quality Assurance
Job Type:Contract

Job details

  • Key Responsibilities
  • Assist in conducting in-depth interviews and focus group discussions.
  • Assist in transcription of qualitative interviews
  • Record daily field notes with details of data collection activities undertaken and emerging questions or lessons from the field
  • Assemble all data (audio recordings, transcripts, typed notes, etc.) into an organized package for sharing with the project lead
  • Assist in compiling progress reports final report detailing the qualitative data collection process, and main observations
  • Keep updated records and data bases of assigned work
  • Timely and accurate accounting of project finances
  • Timely reporting of project related issues for quick and effective troubleshooting

Qualifications and Experience


  • Undergraduate degree in a social science discipline
  • Previous experience conducting qualitative data collection in under-resourced settings
  • Ability to organize individual interview and focus group discussions
  • Willingness to take initiative, multi-task, and to work collaboratively as part of a team
  • Fluency in Swahili

How to Apply

Interested candidates are invited to submit their application letter and CV with contracts of three referees via email to [email protected] by close of business 31st July 2017.

Indicate on the email subject “Research Assistant”

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