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Senior Research Officer- Qualitative Research at International Centre for Reproductive Health

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Job Description


  • We intend to employ a Senior Research Officer to be based in Nairobi. He/she will work closely with a multidisciplinary team of Principal Investigators, and Co-investigators to lead in evaluating and documenting insights through qualitative methods for SRH programs being implemented at ICRH. The incumbent will lead in the development of research protocols, designing qualitative data collection tools, training and supervising field research assistants. Further, the Officer will coordinate transcribers, and conduct qualitative data analysis and summary reports. The successful candidate will coordinate field activities including recruitment, training, and supervision of research assistants; oversee data collection through Focus Group Discussions, In-depth Interviews/Key Informant Interviews, and direct observation; conduct a qualitative analysis of data and prepare study reports.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

  • Master’s degree in medical anthropology, medical sociology, public health, or a related field
  • emphasizing qualitative research methods training
  • 5+ years of professional qualitative research experience
  • 3+ years conducting in-depth interviewing, focus group discussions, and participant observation
  • Knowledge and understanding of public health issues and human subjects protocols
  • Experience working with stakeholders to design, author, and manage qualitative studies
  • Strong organizational, planning, and problem-solving skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and a team player
  • Strong report-writing skills
  • Proficiency with any of the following qualitative software: NVivo, Atlas, Nudist, and citation software such as EndNote
  • Excellent written, verbal, and visual communication skills required
  • Coordination of multi-county studies and interventions
  • Able to effectively problem-solve logistical issues and self-initiate solutions. Proactively identify issues and suggest solutions on how to make projects run smoothly

Method of Application

Interested and qualified? Go to International Centre for Reproductive Health on www.icrhk.org to apply
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