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Research Officer Job at Amref International University

  • Experience Required:3 Years
  • Total Positions:1
  • Job Type: Full Time
  • Job Category: Research
  • Minimum Education: Masters
  • Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya
  • Posted on: November 11, 2021
  • Last Date: November 18, 2021

Job Description

Job Objective
To support the research directorate by coordinating research activities in the University while working
directly with the director of research.

Responsibilities and Activities
Specifically, the research officer will provide secretariat and technical support as well as coordination
of the research activities to ensure that directorate is responsive to the research requirements of the

Tasks and Responsibilities
1. Collaborate with Amref health Africa in scouting and for research calls
2. Coordinate the writing of research proposal in collaboration with faculty
3. Develop and maintain a research database
4. Support the process of grant writing within the University
5. Maintain accurate files and records, both computerised and manual for the directorate
6. Coordinate training for capacity building activities in the directorate
7. Draft research surveys, questionnaires, research manuscripts and presentations
8. In collaboration with graduate school, support graduate student capacity building
9. Support documentation and submission of proposal/grants
10. Coordinate the implementation of field research activities
11. Develop budget for research activities
12. Undertake any other assignments, which may be assigned from time to time by the director

Educational Qualification for Research Officer
Candidates with the following educational qualifications from recognised universities are eligible to
apply for the Research Officer position.
1. Master degree in public health with a bias to biostatistics, or epidemiology, statistics
2. Bachelor’s degree in health sciences, biostatistics/statistics, public health, mathematics,
statistics or equivalent
3. Experience in research work or research from a similar organisation

3 years working in a busy research setting

Skills Required:
1. Excellent communication skills, including written and presentation skills in English and
2. Proficiency in data analysis using at least two of these software’s; SPSS, R, Stata and EPI Info
and including MS Office (Word, PowerPoint and Advanced Excel) skills.
3. Budgeting skills
4. Ability to complete multiple tasks under pressure and work in a multi cultural team
5. Excellent analytical, critical thinking and problem solving skills
6. Ability to work independently

-Strong interpersonal skills
-Team work skills
-Communication skills
-Excellent communications skills
-Analytical skills
-Training administration skills

Skills Required

Analytical Skills
Team Work
Excellent interpersonal skills
Ability to Work Independently
Critical Thinking
Problem Solving Skills
Multi Cultural Skills
Ability to Multitask
Ability to Work Under Pressure
Data Analysis
Excellent Written and Oral Communication Skills
Presentation Skills

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