Assistant Research Officer NGO Job in Kenya- (6 Months Contract)

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 Assistant Research Officer NGO Job in Kenya- (6 Months Contract)

Reference Number: ARO310817

Category: Clinical Healthcare and Research

Grade: 6.01

Location: Kilifi

Country: Kenya

Summary:

JOB PURPOSE:The job holder will assist in the translation of test materials and administration of a parent skill training intervention for families of children with Neurodisability.

REPORTING LINES:

Principal Investigator

DIRECTLY SUPERVISES: 2

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES: 

  • Contribute to the preparation of study materials including manuals, and questionnaires
  • Contribute to data collection, and data management.  Specifically,
  1. Run focus group discussions.
  2. Run a parenting programme.
  • Participate in planning and carrying out community mobilization activities.
  • Provide support and guidance to the Field Workers on data collection, resolve any problems and report on actions taken.
  • Contribute to data analysis and dissemination.
  • Prepare weekly reports to be submitted to our collaborators.
  • Take care of assigned equipment including timely reporting of damages and required repairs.
  • And any other duties that may be assigned from time to time.

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor degree in Psychology, Education, Community development and other allied fields.
  • One year relevant work experience.
  • Familiarity with data analysis especially qualitative methods.
  • Computer literacy with proficiency in Microsoft applications

SKILLS AND COMPETENCES:

  • Has co-ordination and management skills or technical skills
  • Good organisational skills
  • Good written and oral skills, evidence of good written skills will be highly desirable.
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills
  • Good team player with the ability to work in a multicultural environment
  • Fluency in both English and Kiswahili is required.  Knowledge of a Mijikenda language especially Kigiryma is desirable.

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