IPA Research Associate (Data Management) Job in Kakamega, Kenya
Vacancy: Research Associate – Data Management, WASH Benefits Project
Deadline to Apply: 8th January 2016
Start Date: 15th January 2016
Location: Kakamega, Kenya
Eligibility: This position is open to all applicants
About Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA): Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is a non-profit organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems.
In close partnership with decision makers – the policymakers, practitioners, investors, and donors working with the poor around the world – we design and evaluate potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations, the most rigorous evaluation method available.
We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale.
The Data Management Research Associate under the general supervision of Data Management Research Coordinator and within the limits of Innovations for Poverty Action-Kenya policies and procedures, coordinates the facilitation of Water, Sanitation & Hygiene (WASH) Benefits activities and functions within IPAK.
Below is a list of some of the general duties and responsibilities of the Data Management Research Associate, to be carried out as needed according to the determination of the Data Management Research Coordinator.
Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) seeks a qualified applicant for the position of Data Management Research Associate for the Water, Sanitation, and Hygiene (WASH) Benefits Project.
Currently in the midst of a five-year study, WASH Benefits is collecting rigorous evidence on the health impacts of improved water, sanitation and hygiene practices, alongside improved nutrition in rural Kenya.
Low-cost technologies and behavior change communications strategies are being implemented to promote drinking water treatment, good sanitation practices, handwashing with soap and improved nutrition.
The position offers an opportunity to gain on-the-ground data management experience as part of a high-profile water, sanitation, hygiene, and child health impact evaluation project.
This position is located in Western Kenya, and the principal investigators (PIs) are Clair Null and Michael Kremer.
Required Qualifications and Experience:
Please send a cover letter and detailed CV including daytime phone number, email address, and 3 professional references.
Your CV should include your scores or grades and other measures of academic achievement, and details about any relevant work experience.
Applications must be submitted by email to firstname.lastname@example.org, please ensure that the subject line reads: “Research Associate-Data Management REF NO: REF NO: WASH B-2015-12-01.
Shortlisted candidates will be contacted by email for an interview.
Applicants are encouraged to apply early, as applications will be reviewed on a rolling basis.
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Research Associate _ Data management.
The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary.
Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA prior to releasing any extensive personal information to the organization. Please direct questions to email@example.com.