Project Officer( Re-advertisement) at African Population and Health Research Center

Job Description

APHRC is a leading pan-African research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya, that conducts high quality policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues across Africa. APHRC actively engages policymakers and other key stakeholders to achieve measurable policy impacts and ensure decision making across the continent is informed by rigorous evidence-based research.

Job Details

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.


  1. Coordinate and monitor the implementation of the activities for the projects, in liaison with the Program Managers;
  2. Coordinate project meetings with various stakeholders, including partners and funders meetings, including compiling the meeting deliberations/minutes;
  3. Make follow-up with project partners on implementation and progress on specific project deliverables;
  4. Liaise with representatives of partner institutions on corporate events in the respective institutions;
  5. Compile progress reports and draft project reports for consideration by Project Managers;
  6. Keep records and ensure archiving of all project documentation; and
  7. Coordinate capacity strengthening activities of relevant projects.

 Qualifications and Experience:

  1. Master’s degree in Public Health related fields.
  2. Experience and strong interest in research and research capacity strengthening.
  3. Demonstrated prior experience in coordination, and monitoring and evaluation of projects.
  4. Strong report writing skills.
  5. Computer literacy in Microsoft Office packages (e.g. MS Word, MS PowerPoint, & MS Excel).
  6. Excellent oral and written communication skills in English, and French or Portuguese.


  1. Familiarity with public health related research and research capacity strengthening projects.
  2. Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills and ability to work in a culturally diverse team.

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Closing Date : 21 October. 2021

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