African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Terms of Reference
Qualitative Field Interviewers
for the NIHR-BFCI Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an
international non-profit organization that carries out policy relevant research
on population, health, education and development issues facing sub-Saharan
APHRC invites applications for Qualitative Field Interviewers,
in its NIHR-BFCI project, to be conducted in Nairobi, Kiambu and Baringo
The main aim of the project is to map the functioning of the
Baby Friendly Community Initiative (BFCI) within the Kenyan health system
including the facilitators and barriers to BFCI implementation and the impact
of COVID 19 on BFCI implementation.
Minimum qualifications required for qualitative Interviewers:
A first degree in Nutrition, Nursing, Public Health or closely
Fluent in English and Swahili, in both oral and written form
Have proven experience and skills in qualitative research work
Can facilitate interviews and group discussions in English and
Has experience in note taking during qualitative discussions
Has strong interpersonal and communication skills
Has excellent computer skills
Experience conducting virtual / online interviews will be an
Job Description (responsibilities):
Moderate/ facilitate qualitative interviews with various people
at national, county and community level.
Take notes and compile comprehensive qualitative interview
Hold debrief discussions and exploration of ideas between the
interviewers and the investigators.
Prepare data collection progress updates and reports.
Other related activities, assigned by the supervisor and project
The candidates should be:
1. Residents of the study areas listed above (Nairobi, Kiambu,
and Koibatek). The County of residence/origin should be clearly indicated in
the CV or cover letter.
2. Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration
of the data collection.
3. Own or have access to a computer.
4. Flexible and available to work odd hours (when necessary)
under minimum supervision.
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit their electronic
application including a cover letter and CV with contacts of three referees, by
11th September 2020, to: [email protected] .
Indicate on the cover letter or CV your home County.
Please indicate on the subject line of the email ‘Qualitative
Field Interviewer NIHR-BFCI PROJECT’
ONLY SHORTLISTED CANDIDATES WILL BE CONTACTED.
PLEASE NOTE: APPLICANTS ARE NOT REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS TO
ANYONE DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.
APHRC and Flexi Personnel are equal opportunity employers and
are committed to the protection of children.