PICO Eastern Africa Jobs

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PICOTEAM is a coalition of organizations operating in several African countries as well as in Latin America.

We support individuals and organizations in their efforts to bring about change and innovation for sustainable development.

PICO Eastern Africa is a not-for-profit organization, with its offices situated in Nairobi, Kenya.

We have a multidisciplinary team with extensive experience and expertise in their respective fields in the broad area of organizational development – diagnosis, learning processes, mentoring, coaching and organizational change design and management

They seek to recruit a:

1. Research Officer


The Project Officer will be responsible for the following:

Day to day management of the project, including:

  • Taking lead role in the organization of workshops, meetings and other processes required as part of PICOTEAM role as lead facilitator of the project
  • Undertaking electronic convening and moderation of discussions on specific topics/issues as may be required
  • Proactively handling communication with project stakeholders
  • Preparing project reports to donors and other stakeholders as may be required
  • Contribute to the collection, collation and synthesis of data or information (e.g. on best practices) that may be required as part of the project – as input into the project or output from activities of the project.
  • Contribute to the development and nurturing of local learning agenda:
  • Visit projects and understand contexts, opportunities and challenges
  • Make intellectual input into project content and processes
  • Perform other duties as may be required to deliver on the objectives of the project


  • A PhD degree in marketing or equivalent; or relevant MSc degree with postgraduate training in a markets-related field
  • Excellent understanding of smallholder agriculture in Africa
  • At least 7 years experience working with grass-roots organizations, and track record in participatory processes aimed at empowering communities and local organizations in addressing market access challenges
  • Ability to work in multi-institutional, multi-cultural contexts
  • Excellent writing skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work with local organizations and farmers
  • Excellent computer skills (including MS office applications).

    Applications should be addressed to:

    PICO-Eastern Africa
    PO Box 1094-00502
    e-mail applications with subject ‘NEMAS Project Officer’ should be addressed to: info{at}picoteamea.org and Ed Rege at: ed.rege{at}picoteam.org

    by: 30 November

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