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
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
Liaise with representatives of partner institutions on corporate events in the respective
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).
Familiarity with public health related research and research capacity strengthening
Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse
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
APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons