Evidence Action jobs in Kenya-October 2015 – (120 Positions)


120 Casuals Wanted UrgentlyAbout Evidence Action

Evidence Action scales proven interventions that improve the lives of millions.

We implement cost-effective interventions whose efficacy is backed by substantial rigorous evidence.

Evidence Action identifies innovative, appropriate financing mechanisms and builds best practice operational models.

Our current flagship programs include:
Dispensers for Safe Water is an entrepreneurial program scaling the chlorine dispenser system – a proven innovation that dramatically expands access to water treatment at an extremely low cost.
Deworm the World Initiative actively supports the scale-up of school-based deworming programs worldwide to improve children’s health, education, and long-term development.
Current ActivityEvidence Action is currently supporting the Ministry of Health in the Mass Deworming campaign for Lymphatic Filiriasis (LF). LF is a disabling and deforming disease that is caused by parasitic worms that are transmitted by mosquitoes and is wide spread in the coastal areas of Kenya.

In order to reduce the burden of disease amongst the communities, the Ministry of Health has embarked on a Mass Drug Administration to get rid of this disease.Your Roles

Accurately collect evaluation data from sampled wards and villages using paper questionnaires
Timely and meaningfully support information flow from the field to the supervisors l
Adhere to all data collection protocols during data collection activities
Maintain cordial public relations with local stakeholders including government officials and community members through observing meaningful and respectful engagement in the course of field work
Any other duty as may be assigned by supervisors
To be considered for the job, one MUST attain the following minimum requirements
At least a diploma in any course or currently registered as a student for a diploma or degree course in any reputable college
Attained a minimum C+ grade in KCSE
Have an original Kenya National Identity card
Available for training in Kilifi Town from 7th – 10th October 2015 and deployment (including stay) in any part of the coastal region from 10th -16th October 2015

How to Apply

Interested candidates should submit their application letter, CV with referees, copy of KCSE certificate and ID to the email address kenyajobs@evidenceaction.org.

Please note that these will be verified during training and any fraudulent finding will be handed over to the authorities.

Residence within Mombasa, Kilifi and Malindi are encouraged to apply.Successful applicants will be contacted on phone.

Training and deployment will take place for 10 days from 7th to 16th of October 2015.

Allowances and wages will be paid for services offered.