APHRC Hiring

APHRC is home to people who share a passion for research that will propel the development of Africa. We support the growth of human capital for research and development by strengthening individual and institutional research capacity in Africa.

We look for employees who truly believe that with enough innovation and knowledge, we can tackle some of the continent’s most pertinent developmental challenges.

We currently employ 135 staff from 14 countries between our head office in Nairobi, Kenya and our Regional Office in Dakar, Senegal. With projects spanning the continent, we strongly believe in cultural diversity and a dynamic work environment.

If you feel that you have what it takes to join our team, have a look at some of our vacancies below;

TERMS OF REFERENCE – PROJECT LIAISON CONSULTANTS – LAGOS AND KANO STATES IN NIGERIA

Deadline:  June 30, 2023

APHRC is seeking to recruit two (2) National liaison officers in Nigeria, preferably in Kano and Lagos States.

APHRC is partnering with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation (BMGF) to implement the Catalyze initiative that seeks to link research outputs to policy and decision making for geographical impact.

In Nigeria, this initiative aims to improve health outcomes for women and children through evidence-based interventions.

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AI SOFTWARE ENGINEER

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit an AI Software Engineer to work in the Data Science and Evaluation (DSE) Theme within the Research Division. The AI Software Engineer will be responsible for creating deployable versions of all Machine Learning models and integration of these into products for improving health and well-being. They will join APHRC’s multidisciplinary team to help in shaping new strategy and showcasing the potential for AI through early-stage solutions.

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ASSOCIATE RESEARCH SCIENTIST- DEMOGRAPHER

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

We are seeking to recruit an Associate Research Scientist/ Demographer to work in our West Africa Regional Office (WARO) based in Dakar, Senegal.

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DATA SCIENTIST

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit a Data Scientist to work in the Data Science and Evaluation (DSE) Theme within the Research Division. The Data Scientist will be responsible for using novel data science tools including machine learning (ML) and artificial intelligence (AI) to address APHRC’s research questions. They will be expected to expand the use of advanced analytics and data science in the DSE and APHRC.

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POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTIST (SRMNCAH)

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit a Post-Doctoral Research Scientist to work in a nationwide incidence of abortion study in Kenya within the Health and Wellbeing (HaW) Theme.

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POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH SCIENTISTS IN IMPACT EVALUATION

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

We seek to recruit three (3) Post-Doctoral Research Scientists in Impact Evaluation to support the evaluation activities at the Center. They will apply novel basic and advanced rigorous impact evaluation methodologies to design and conduct impact evaluation undertakings within and beyond the APHRC.

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RESEARCHERS

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit six Researchers to work within our Human Development Theme. Successful candidates may be appointed at postdoctoral (0-2 years after PhD), Associate Research Scientist (3-5 years after PhD), Research Scientist (6-11 years after PhD) or Senior Research Scientist (12+ years after PhD) levels depending on experience and track record.

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SHORT TERM CONSULTANT DATA PROFESSIONALS AND INTERNS

Deadline:  March 31, 2023

We are seeking to recruit Short-Term Consultant Data Professionals and Interns to support data driven projects at the Center. Successful candidates will be engaged on assignments for periods not exceeding six (6) months.

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CLOUD ENGINEER

Deadline:  March 26, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit a Cloud Engineer to join the Data Science and Evaluation (DSE) Theme. The Data Science team is developing the DASSA (Data Science Architecture and Sharing Center in Africa) data platform to host data from multidisciplinary sources including in-house research studies stored at the APHRC microdata portal, data from several African Health and Demographic Health Surveys and open-source datasets. The Cloud Engineer will be responsible for designing, building and maintaining cloud-technology-based infrastructure that supports our organization’s technology goals. S/he will also ensure the security, reliability and scalability of the DASSA platform

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DATA COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Deadline:  March 26, 2023

We are recruiting a Data Communications Specialist to create attractive and interactive data narratives, stories and visualizations in order to add value to data-driven projects  within our Data Science and Evaluation (DSE) Theme. S/he will be responsible for collecting, analyzing and visualizing data to create compelling stories and reports. The ideal candidate will have a strong background in journalism, data analysis, and graphics, visualization and communication.

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ADVOCACY AND KNOWLEDGE MANAGEMENT SPECIALIST

Deadline:  March 20, 2023

We are seeking an Advocacy and Knowledge Management Specialist Data for the Decisions to Expand Nutrition Transformation (DataDENT) project. S/he will be based in Kenya and will provide leadership in strategic advocacy and knowledge management through targeted engagement with stakeholders to meet the objectives of the project, outcomes and achievements to a wide spectrum of audiences in Ethiopia, Nigeria, the Community of Practice and across Africa, and beyond.

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MONITORING, EVALUATION & LEARNING AND COMMUNICATIONS SPECIALIST

Deadline:  March 20, 2023

We seek to recruit a Monitoring, Evaluation & Learning and Communication Specialist to join the Measurement Evaluation and Learning (MEL) team. The MEL and Communications Officer will lead communication on MEL to synthesize, analyze and utilize the MEL quantitative and qualitative data obtained with the goal of developing impact stories and case studies. S/he will also support the Center’s MEL agenda as well as knowledge translation, and facilitate the sharing of best practices.

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RESEARCH OFFICER

Deadline:  March 20, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit a Research Officer who will play a critical role in ensuring that data collected is accurate, complete and timely, and that it is used to inform programmatic decisions and improve performance.

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MONITORING AND EVALUATION OFFICER

Deadline:  March 17, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit a Monitoring and Evaluation Officer to support the implementation of the M&E framework for various projects within Research and Related Capacity Strengthening Division.

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DATA QUALITY AND ASSURANCE OFFICER

Deadline:  March 15, 2023

APHRC is recruiting a Data Quality and Assurance (DQA) Officer in the MEL Unit.
The DQA Officer will be responsible for ensuring data quality by undertaking activities on data quality control, assessments and audits.  They will be accountable for a range of monitoring and evaluation processes. S/he will be tasked with ensuring all data generated in line with the MEL Plan 2022-2026 meets set data quality standards.

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INTERNAL ADVERT- ADVOCACY AND COMMUNICATIONS OFFICER

Deadline:  March 15, 2023

APHRC seeks to recruit an Advocacy and Communications Officer based in Kenya to coordinate the advocacy and communication activities of the Data for Decisions to Expand Nutrition Transformation (DataDENT) project.

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TERMS OF REFERENCE – CONSULTANCY TO DEVELOP A YOUTH, GENDER AND SOCIAL INCLUSION STRATEGY

Deadline:  March 15, 2023

APHRC is seeking the services of a Gender and Social Inclusion specialist to support the development of the Youth, Gender and Social Inclusion Strategy for AMCOW  that will enable a better understanding of the strategies (policies, practices, guidelines, decrees, and curriculum) that have been put in place by both Government and private sector to mainstream gender issues in the water and sanitation and how effective such strategies are in promoting gender equity.

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