CARE Job Vacancy : Research Intern – 3 positions




CARE International is a major humanitarian agency delivering emergency relief and long-term international development projects.


Responsible and accountable to the Field Officer, the research intern will form part of the SWS project and will be attached to SWS project sites. S/he is expected to assist in data collection, data analysis and writing of research reports. S/he is also expected to assist the project identify key research areas on WASH in line with project’s strategic objective 4 which aims to foster advocacy and research to enhance accountability and sustainability of the project goal.

Tasks and Responsibilities

R 1: Data Collection and Analysis


Task 1.1 Identify research topics in relation to WASH

Task 1.2 Assist in research tools formulation

Task 1.3 Assists in data collection and data quality assurance

Task 1.4 Assist in data analysis

R 2: Project Activities


Task 2.1 Assist the FO in enhancing linkages at the community level to boost the adoption of safe drinking water and hygiene practices

Task 2.2 Assist FO in ensuring in increasing partners’ knowledge and improve access to safe drinking water using P&G Purifier of Water and hygiene promotion in schools and clinics

Task 2.3 School water quality monitoring and maintenance monitoring

R2: Representation and Coordination


Task 2.1 Represent SWS project in community meetings related to the project

R3: Delegated Duties

Task 3.1 Perform other responsibilities as may be directed by the FO


  1. Spending Authority: None
  2. Supervision: None
  3. Decision Making:

CONTACTS/KEY RELATIONSHIPS (internal & external):

  1. GOK Officials
  2. Project Manager
  3. Field Officers


90% time in the field and 10% time in the main office/Kisumu office


  1. Education: Degree in Environmental Health Sciences/Public Health/Statistics.
  2. Experience: A minimum of 1 year of relevant experience in health research
  3. Certificate: Research Ethics course will be an added advantage Competencies: Good report-writing skills, data collection and analysis, Computer Literacy


How to Apply

Register/login using the link OR send your application letter indicating the reference number, title of the position along with an updated CV with email and telephone contacts of three professional referees to: The Human Resources Manager , CARE International in Kenya, Email: [email protected]

Deadline: 15th June, 2017.**

Only short listed candidates will be contacted.

CARE is an equal opportunity employer and promotes gender equity. Canvassing will lead to automatic disqualification.

*CARE International in Kenya does not charge a fee at any stage of the recruitment process. (Application, interview, meeting, processing, training or any other fees).**Qualified Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply*