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  • Job ID 1004630
  • Experience 3 Years
  • Qualifications Master’s Degree

Job Description


Job Description:

The position may be based at the University of the Witwatersrand (Johannesburg, South Africa), APHRC (Nairobi, Kenya), or one of the non-African-partner institutions. International travel is expected, with an average of one week per month on location, often in an African country.


Coordination of Non-African Partners (NAP) Activities:

  1. Convene regular meetings with CARTA non-African partner institutions.
  2. Coordinate work among partner focal persons in NAP institutions, ensuring effective communication and information dissemination.
  3. Report on CARTA’s performance, visibility, and engagement at NAP institutions to various stakeholders.
  4. Identify experts from NAP institutions for contributions to CARTA activities.
  5. Implement external review processes for CARTA activities at NAP institutions.

Coordination of CARTA Evidence Activities:

  1. Provide administrative support to CARTA-Evidence activities.
  2. Identify funding opportunities and support fundraising for CARTA evidence.
  3. Support the implementation of CARTA evidence project activities, including stakeholder coordination and progress tracking.
  4. Assist in the development and implementation of the CARTA evidence project.
  5. Oversee website traffic and engage users/stakeholders to increase its use.

Secretariat Support to the University of the Witwatersrand:

  1. Provide administrative support to the CARTA co-director based at the University of the Witwatersrand.
  2. Support the planning, coordination, and implementation of CARTA activities at the University of the Witwatersrand.

General Program Support:

  1. Maintain accurate and up-to-date program records and documentation.
  2. Contribute to the development of research papers, policy briefs, and other knowledge products.
  3. Undertake other program-related activities as necessary.

Qualifications, Skills, and Experience:

  • Master’s degree in Business Administration, Health Systems Strengthening, Public Health, Applied Sciences, or a related field.
  • Minimum three years post-masters experience in an academic or research setting.
  • Experience in managing capacity strengthening activities in academic or research settings.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills in English.
  • Ability to work independently, set priorities, and meet tight deadlines.
  • Excellent interpersonal and organizational skills, with an ability to work in a culturally diverse team.

Position Classification:

  • Nationally Recruited Position (NRP), Grade V.

Interested candidates should apply through Program Coordinator by January 25, 2024. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and may be required to submit a Police Clearance Certificate at a certain stage of the recruitment process. Cover letters should be addressed to:

The Human Resources Officer

African Population and Health Research Center, Inc

APHRC Campus, Manga Close, off Kirawa Road, Kitisuru

P.O. Box 10787-GPO, Nairobi


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