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Qualitative Research Consultant, Kenya

Qualitative Research Consultant, Kenya

Job ID 
2017-2298
# of Openings 
1
Posted Date 
9/21/2017
Category 
Evidence
Position Location: City 
Nairobi
Region 
East Africa
Position Location: Country 
Kenya

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Overview

Qualitative Research Consultant, Kenya

PSI Somalia

 

Who we are

We’re Population Services International (PSI), the world’s leading non-profit social marketing organization. We work to make it easier for people in the developing world to be healthy by providing access to products and services that range from mosquito nets to HIV testing.

There are over 9,000 “PSI’ers” around the world. It’s a motley group of entrepreneurs and professionals with a diverse range of backgrounds all the way from the medical industry to the music business, all with unique skills we bring to the job.

Partner with us!

PSI commenced Somalia’s first large-scale and dedicated demand-creation program (Tusan Wade) for healthcare. The program will design key demand-creation strategies and touch-points in order to drive uptake of health service utilisation, preventive behaviours, and treatment-seeking behaviours. Tusan Wade, a DFID funded Demand Creation project program is designed to achieve increased community awareness of, and demand for, health services and promote appropriate health, Maternal Infant and Young Child Nutrition (MIYCN) as well as optimal hygiene practices. The Tusan Wade team is looking for a consultant to assist in qualitative data analysis, synthesis, and report-writing.

 

Sound like you? Read on.

Responsibilities

Your contribution

The consultant will:

  • Review qualitative data for quality and provide feedback to PSI research teams and data collection agencies, as well as background program and research program documents.
  • Develop an analysis framework appropriate to the project in consultation with PSI program and research teams.
  • Analyze qualitative data using methods that are reproducible and well-documented.
  • Share synthesized learnings with PSI program and research teams and co-create an outline of learnings for a final report.
  • Draft, receive feedback on, and finalize a written report summarizing research findings.

Qualifications

What are we looking for?

The basics

  • PhD or Master’s Degree (e.g., public health, qualitative research, anthropology, or a related field).
  • Experience in public health research.
  • Strong knowledge of qualitative data collection and analysis methods.
  • Substantial experience with applied qualitative research for program design and improvement.
  • Excellent written skills in English.


What would get us excited?

  • Background in social and behavior change communication programming.
  • Experience with research on
  • Programmatic or research experience in Somalia.

Timeline:

Applications should be submitted by September 25, 2017.

PSI is an Equal Opportunity Employer and encourages applications from qualified individuals regardless of actual or perceived race, religion, color, sex, age, national origin, disability, sexual orientation, marital status, personal appearance, matriculation, political affiliation, family status or responsibilities, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, childbirth, related medical conditions or breastfeeding, genetic information, amnesty, veteran, special disabled veteran or uniform service member status or employment status.

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