RESEARCH ASSISTANTS- 3 POSTS

  • National Police Service Commission
  • Nairobi County, Kenya
  • Oct 11, 2017 - Oct 17, 2017
Full time Research

Job Description

Operational Responsibilities

  • Perform supporting activities in the data gathering process, such as preparing questionnaires or locating and screening suitable interview subjects etc.
  •  Assist Research Officer in collecting qualitative and quantitative data relevant to the NPSC
  • Review existing material on the subject, such as books, newspaper and journal articles, internet resources, published data and creating summarized reports for the researcher to peruse.
  • Gather and put together material for the research committee’s scrutiny
  • Support the researcher in obtaining funds for the project, preparing grant applications

Qualifications Knowledge and Skills:

  • Bachelor’s degree in any Social Sciences e.g Sociology, Economics, Education, Journalism and any other related degree from a recognized University
  • Computer literacy
  • Knowledge of statistical packages such as SPSS, EViews, STATA
  • Communication skills
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Organizational skills
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Ability to work well with teams
  • Problem solving skills
  • Meet the requirements of Chapter Six of the Constitution of Kenya
  • Two (2) years of service in a comparable position from a reputable organization