Research Officer Job in Kenya 2019
Career Kenya: Research Officer Job in Kenya 2019
Employment vacancy : Today Recruitment Kenya

The African Population and Health
Research Center (APHRC) is an international non-profit, non-governmental
organization that carries out high quality, policy-relevant research on
population, health and education issues facing sub-Saharan Africa.



Our goal is to generate evidence for
meaningful action to improve the lives of all Africans.

The Center seeks to fill the position
of 
Temporary Research Officer to support one of its projects.

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Proficiency in GIS and Remote sensing
analysis and software (QGIS; ESRI ArcGIS suite, ENVI, ERDAS Imagine, IDRISI)
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Experience in capacity
building/training and guidance development for: GIS data collection and GIS
data analysis
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Ability to handle multiple tasks
simultaneously and maintain a system of tracking, monitoring, and prioritizing
tasks and projects
·        
Excellent interpersonal and
organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse team
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Excellent writing and oral
communication skills
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Process, extract and analyse data
from satellites, or ground-based platforms, using image analysis software and
Geographic Information Systems (GIS)
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Develop and maintain databases for
remote sensing and related geospatial project information.
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Coordinate collection of supporting
field survey data, to corroborate remote sensing data analyses
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Development, review and translation
of research tools, field and training manuals for data collection

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Recruitment, training and supervision
of GIS field interviewers
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Coordinate field logistical
activities and prepare routine progress reports
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Develop training manual to train
non-technical stakeholder on the use of geospatial technology
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Participate in conducting literature
reviews and report writing
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Assist the research team in other
project-related activities
Qualifications and Experience
·        
Bachelor’s degree in Engineering,
Geomatic, Geospatial Engineering, GIS, Geography, Surveying or other Earth Sciences
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At least one-year experience in GIS
data collection, management, analysis, capacity building, and mapping
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Experience in handling large health
and household survey data
·        
Experience in capacity
building/training and guidance development for: GIS data collection and GIS
data analysis
Interested candidates are invited to
submit their electronic application including a cover letter and CV with
contacts of three referees, via email to cvs@flexi-personnel.com, by close of
business December 27, 2019.
Please indicate on the subject line
of the email.
PLEASE NOTE APPLICANTS ARE NOT
REQUIRED TO MAKE ANY PAYMENTS DURING ANY STAGE OF THE RECRUITMENT PROCESS.

(APHRC) is an equal opportunity
employer and is committed to the protection of children.

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