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Data Collector Vacancy at FHI 360 in Kenya

Data Collector Vacancy at FHI 360 in Kenya

Country: Kenya
City: Nairobi
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The FHI 360 announces the vacancy opening for two  Data Collector in Nairobi, Kenya. The Data Collectors will entail taking participants through the informed consent process; facilitation of IDIs and FGDs, including moderating discussions and notetaking; and team-based data synthesis and analysis.

Key Responsibilities

The Data Collector will be doing the following tasks

  • Conducting qualitative data collection such as IDIs and FGDs to gather data for the assigned research study. This includes moderating discussions/interviews or taking detailed notes.
  • Translation of the provided questionnaires into the local dialects, as necessary.
  • Might also be collecting additional structured data if required for the study.
  • Maintaining complete and accurate records and files pertaining to the assigned research study.
  • Similarly, maintaining participant confidentiality and security of data gathered.
  • Accurately translating and transcribing collected data, as required.
  • Participating in daily debrief sessions with the team at the end of the day to discuss and digitize data from the day’s activities and support an iterative synthesis process throughout the fieldwork.
  • Furthermore, performing other related duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will have the following qualification to be eligible for this Data Collector Vacancy at FHI 360

  • BS/BA in the relevant field and 1-3 years of relevant work experience
  • Experience working with infectious disease, vaccination programs, and/or mass drug administration is preferred. Demonstrated experience conducting qualitative data collection.
  • Fluent in Kiswahili, English, and Somali (as well as possibly additional local languages depending on the location of a research study).
  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to follow study-specific procedures and guidelines reliably.
  • Similarly, excellent interpersonal communication skills, including the ability to adapt to changing situations and group dynamics.
  • Research ethics training certification.
  • Proficiency in basic computer technology including word processing (e.g. Microsoft Word), email and basic data entry (e.g. Microsoft Excel).
  • Furthermore, previous training and experience in qualitative research data collection methods are mandatory.

FHI 360

FHI 360 (formerly Family Health International) is a non-profitable humanitarian organization with headquarter in North Carolina. Since its establishment in 1971, it has been serving more than 70 countries to upgrade health standards. Basically, this organization works to prevent several infectious and chronic diseases. However, it has been fighting to prevent HIV/AIDS, Malaria, Tuberculosis, etc since its first day of operation.


Type of Opportunity General Job
Deadline23 February,2020
Company NameFHI 360



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