Statistician

at African Population and Health Research Center
Published August 26, 2022
Location APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru, Nairobi, Kenya
Category General  
Job Type Full Time  

Description

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

 

APHRC seeks to recruit a Statistician for the DREAMS Impact Evaluation project. This project is an Impact Evaluation of PEPFAR’s DREAMS interventions to prevent HIV/AIDS among adolescent girls and young women in Nairobi’s informal settlements.

 

Duties/Responsibilities

 

Participate in the pre-testing of data collection platforms;

Data cleaning including conducting all the required consistency checks for project data;

Document project data sets according to the Center’s guidelines on data documentation, archiving and sharing;

Extract data and prepare analytical files;

Develop template syntax files for research staff to use in creating various data sets;

Perform basic and advanced statistical analysis of data;

Assist in training other staff members on data analysis;

Participate in scientific writing;

Contribute to writing of technical reports; and

Participate in proposal development including but not limited to sample size estimation and other design consideration.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience

 

Master’s degree in statistics or equivalent.

At least 3 years’ post first-degree experience in high level quantitative skills -managing, analyzing and interpreting data using techniques such as multivariate, multilevel and or longitudinal analysis, preferably using STATA statistical software.

Strong analytical skills with the ability to collect, organize, analyze, and interpret results with attention to detail and accuracy.

Excellent communication (written and spoken) and interpersonal skills.

Proficiency in MS Office, online communication and referencing applications.

Experience using Open Data Kit (ODK) software and Survey CTO is highly desirable.

This position is classified under Nationally Recruited Positions (NRP) Grade V in our scales.

 

How to apply

Interested candidates are encouraged to apply through our recruitment portal https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by September 05, 2022.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

 

  1. O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi
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