Project Officer

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led,international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya and with a West Africa Regional Office (WARO) in Dakar, Senegal. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health,
education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.
APHRC seeks to recruit a Project Officer for its Research Capacity Strengthening Division to support with the partnership coordination component for key projects in the division.

Application deadline: 15th September, 2021


Responsibilities:
 Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the activities for the projects, in liaison with
the Program Managers;
 Coordinate project meetings with various stakeholders, including partners and funders
meetings, including compiling the meeting deliberations/minutes;
 Make follow-up with project partners on implementation and progress on specific project
deliverables;
 Liaise with representatives of partner institutions on corporate events in the respective
institutions;
 Compile progress reports and draft project reports for consideration by Project Managers;
 Keep records and ensure archiving of all project documentation; and
 Coordinate capacity strengthening activities of relevant projects.
Qualifications and Experience:
 Master’s degree in Public Health related fields.
 Experience and strong interest in research and research capacity strengthening.
 Demonstrated prior experience in coordination, and monitoring and evaluation of projects.
 Strong report writing skills.
 Computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages (e.g. MS Word, MS PowerPoint, & MS Excel).
Desired
 Familiarity with public health related research and research capacity strengthening
projects.
 Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse
team.
Interested candidates are invited to submit their application through our recruitment portal
https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by September 15, 2021. Only shortlisted candidates will be
contacted; shortlisted candidates will be required to have a Police Clearance Certificate.

Cover letters should be addressed to:
The Human Resources Officer
African Population and Health Research Center, Inc
APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru
P. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi
Website: http://www.aphrc.org
APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons

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