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Internship Opportunity Open at APHRC

Internship Opportunity Open at APHRC

Internship Opportunity Open at APHRC

Internship Opportunity Open at APHRC


DEADLINE:  April 21, 2023

The African Population and Health Research Center (APHRC) is a leading Africa-based, African-led, international research institution headquartered in Nairobi, Kenya. APHRC conducts policy-relevant research on population, health, education, urbanization and related development issues in sub-Saharan Africa.

APHRC seeks to recruit two Data Systems Developer Interns to learn while providing support in the implementation of a desktop version as well as web-based data management database applications for contacts (telephone, email), in order for the organization to effectively manage and organize information about its respondents.

Qualifications, experience and skills:

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Computer Science, Management Information Systems or Information Technology; should have graduated within the past one (1) year.
  • Skills in development of web applications with strong bias in HTML, CSS, Bootstrap and JavaScript.
  • Ability to analyze and critique requirements and make recommendations on possible solution designs.
  • Ability to complete work independently, incorporate client feedback, and deliver on time.
  • Ability to plan, prioritize and deliver quality deliverables while working with tight timelines.
  • Initiative and sound judgment, capability to understand and process client feedback to improve assignments.
  • Good eye for detail, with excellent spelling, grammar and punctuation skills.
  • Strong analytical and excellent communication skills.

Desirable Skills:

  • Knowledge of design disciplines and processes such as client server solution architecture, MVC Models, OOP or High-performance solutions preferably using PHP, HTML 5, CSS, JavaScript, Ajax and pre-processors like SASS and LESS is highly desirable.
  • Knowledge in the application of collaborative software tools such as SVN, GIT, CVS and Mercurial for version control purposes.
  • Familiarity with relational databases (schemas, design) and XML is a highly desirable
  • Skills in the use of web analytics tools (Google Analytics, Web trends, etc.) is highly desirable
  • Knowledge of PowerShell, .NET platform, and/or C# programming is an advantage
  • Skills in designing interactive responsive user interfaces.

The successful candidate (s) will be engaged full time (40 hours/ week) for the period of the internship.

Interested candidates are encouraged to submit their cover letter and CV through our recruitment portal https://aphrc.org/vacancies/ by April 21, 2023. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  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

Website: www.aphrc.org

 APHRC is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to the protection of vulnerable persons.

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