African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC)
Quantitative Field Interviewers – CAPS ECD Research Project
The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is an
African-led research institution committed to generating an Africa-owned body
of evidence to inform decision making for an effective and sustainable response
to the most critical challenges facing the continent.
APHRC is based in Nairobi (Kenya) with offices in Senegal and
carries out its work in over 30 Sub-Saharan African Countries.
The Center’s vision is to transform lives in Africa through
research, while its mission is to generate evidence, strengthen research
capacity, and engage policy to inform action on population health and
The APHRC invites applications for quantitative field
Interviewers in its CAPS-ECD project, “Caring practices and Support for Early
childhood development and education among nomadic Pastoralists – informing the
development of A Support System.”
The main objective of the project is to understand the caring
practices and support for early childhood development (ECD) and learning among
nomadic pastoralists in Kenya and use this information to support the
development of a community-based programme to foster optimal ECD (up to
36-months) in rural Kenya (Kajiado County).
1. Recruit participants who meet the eligibility criteria
2. Conduct interviews on all recruited study participants
3. Complete, edit and submit all assigned interviews for
cross-checking and verification by the supervisor on a daily basis.
4. Keep updated records and databases of assigned work.
5. Review the collected data to ensure all questions are
completed prior to online submission.
6. Contribute to data collection progress report writing and
providing regular progress to field supervisor.
7. Following-up with participants for missing responses or to
correct any inaccurate responses.
8. Any other related activity assigned by the project coordinator
during the contract period.
1. Should have completed secondary education and possess a
minimum grade C+ in KCSE
2. Be a resident of Kajiado County and in particular Kajiado
3. Have proven experience in quantitative data collection and
electronic data capture will be an added advantage. Experience in qualitative
data collection will be an added advantage.
4. Fluent in Maasai, English and Kiswahili (verbal and written).
5. Excellent communication and interpersonal and report writing
6. Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration
of the study.
The candidates should
1. Residents in Kajiado County in particular Kajiado West
2. Be prepared to work full time on the project for the duration
of the data collection.
3. Flexible and available to work odd hours (when necessary),
under minimum supervision
Female applicants who meet the qualifications are encouraged to
The successful candidates will be engaged for a period of about
How to Apply
Interested candidates are invited to submit a cover letter, copy
of national identity card together with a CV with contact details of three
referees by 16th September 2020 to [email protected]
Please indicate on the subject line of the email ‘Quantitative
Field Interviewer CAPS ECD 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.