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Interviewer Job in Kenya

Interviewer Job in Kenya

Interviewer Job in Kenya

Job Vacancy: Qualitative Interviewer and Transcription / Translation Specialist

Project
Description:
The EMpowering Adolescent Reproductive health choice and Access
(MARA) Study is led by researchers at the Kenya Medical Research Institute
(KEMRI) and the University of Washington.

The MARA Study seeks experienced female interviewers to conduct
qualitative interviews with adolescent girls and young women in Kisumu on a
variety of sexual and reproductive health topics, and to contribute to the
adaptation of a new measure of sexual and reproductive empowerment to the
Kenyan setting.

Responsibilities


Translate (and back-translate) study instruments from English
into Luo and Kiswahili and participate in team-based process to optimize
translations


Recruit and enroll participants in both community and clinic
settings


Conduct in-depth interviews (IDI) and cognitive interviews with
adolescent women


Write field notes and debrief summaries after each interview


Transcribe interviews from audio-recording to Microsoft Word and
translate into English within 1 week of the interview


Submit weekly summaries of recruitment and enrollment into the
study to the study PI


Participate in twice weekly phone call with PI to review study
progress and emerging themes from the data


Maintain adequate supplies of study documents and other study
supplies at site


Ensure strict compliance with ethical requirements for conduct
of research


Collect and submit receipts from any purchases made on behalf of
the study to project field administrator in Nairobi

Qualifications,
Experience, and Skills Required


Excellent knowledge of Kisumu town and surrounding peri-urban
geographic area


Bachelor鈥檚 degree in social sciences preferred


Language skills: fluency in English, Kiswahili, and DhoLuo,
spoken and written


Experience with informed consent procedures


Prior experience conducting and transcribing/translating
qualitative interviews: Must provide reference from prior employer/principal
investigator


Excellent computer skills, particularly e-mail and
word-processing


Excellent communication skills: Must be able to communicate
promptly with PI via email and WhatsApp


Team player with ability to work closely with PI, KEMRI
investigators and staff


Works well under minimal supervision


Must be available for entire period of training and 4 months of
contract

Terms of Employment


Contract with UW-Kenya for 4 months.


Eligible for medical cover.


Competitive salary, plus gratuity after completing contract.

Application
Information

Applicants who meet the specified requirements should complete
the online application, which includes uploading a CV:
https://forms.gle/jW9eUWDWQbE3WKvZ6

Closing date for applications is Friday, April 23 at 5pm East
Africa Time.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.


Published on 2021-04-01 21:05:00

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