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KEMRI -Wellcome Trust Research Programme

Community Liaison Officer II

Kilifi, Kenya

HIAS Refugee Trust of Kenya

Protection Officer

Nairobi, Kenya

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ActionAid International

Governance Lead [ Maternity Cover ]

Custom location, Kenya

Closing: May 18, 2022

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Published: May 11, 2022 (6 days ago)

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QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological, social or health science; Or
  • Master’s Degree with 1-year field experience or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in research or a relevant community engagement related activity
  • Experience working with communities of Kwale 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and communication skills
  • Basic analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Team working and ability to work in diverse teams.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, multi-tasking and attention to detail


Responsibilities

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree in biological, social or health science; Or
  • Master’s Degree with 1-year field experience or equivalent.
  • At least 3 years’ experience in research or a relevant community engagement related activity
  • Experience working with communities of Kwale 

SKILLS AND COMPETENCIES:

  • Demonstrate high levels of integrity and confidentiality
  • Excellent interpersonal, written, presentation and communication skills
  • Basic analytical, problem solving and critical thinking skills
  • Team working and ability to work in diverse teams.
  • Flexibility, adaptability, multi-tasking and attention to detail


  • Participate in regular CLG team meetings.
  • Drafting of community and stakeholder engagement plan for the BOHEMIA project in consultation with KWTRP CLG.
  • Undertake, monitor and evaluate the community liaison activities of the BOHEMIA project
  • Contribute to the development of project materials and data collection tools
  • Organization and logistics of meetings including booking venues, preparation of communication materials, refreshments, reimbursements of travel costs and others. 
  • Facilitate, participate, and note take in meetings. 
  • Participate in and supervise fieldworkers in informed consent process as well as support other training activities and offering support/ supervision where needed
  • In collaboration with other community liaison staff, identify, document and apply lessons generated from the various engagement activities
  • Writing internal activity reports for sharing.
  • To collect and respond to community concerns about the study in collaboration with other CLG staff
  • Maintain and update stakeholder contacts in the community.


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