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ILRI Head, Communications and Knowledge Management Jobs in Kenya

Responsibilities

  • Help raise the level of ILRI and partner livestock-research-for-development information, knowledge and communications.
  • Skillfully coordinate efforts to inform, educate and publicize ILRI’s work in collaboration with scientists and communications colleagues across the centre.
  • Be an expert in science or technical communications, with broad experience and familiarity with emerging social media tools and trends.
  • Be exceptionally experienced in creating systems that enable every CKM activity and product to add value to others.
  • Take pleasure in designing communications products for greatest and cost-efficient impacts

    The ideal candidate will be:

  • Someone who enjoys reading research publications and engaging with scientists
  • An astute judge of what communications best suit what audiences and purposes
  • Equal parts communicator, knowledge manager and people manager
  • Scrupulous about maintaining high standards of accuracy
  • Passionate about finding fresh ways to communicate
  • Inspired by the ideas of others and an inspiring team member for others
  • Someone who thinks across multimedia platforms and experiments with new media
  • Self-directed and resourceful

    Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a relevant subject area.
  • At least 10 years’ experience in research or science communication, information/knowledge management, public awareness or publishing, ideally in an international development context.
  • Experienced manager with strong skills in budgeting and financial management, engaging with communications ‘clients’ and partners, and delivering products and services in busy and time pressed environments.
  • Demonstrated experience in the development and implementation of communications and knowledge management strategies.
  • Experience in leading communications and knowledge management initiatives at an organisational level and engaging with multidisciplinary teams across diverse locations and in a multicultural environment.

    Post location: The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Position level: The position level is 5B.

    Duration: 3 years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and continued funding.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through our recruitment portal Apply here on or before 30th June 2017.

    The position title and reference number IP/HCKM/05/2017 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Head, Communications and Knowledge Management Jobs in Kenya




    ILRI Scientist – Greenhouse Gases Emissions Jobs in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Training and supervision of staff;
  • Quality control and quality assurance of the collected data;
  • Conduct laboratory scale, mesocosm parameterisation experiments to allow direct comparison of GHG emission potentials from manures and soils for different environmental conditions;
  • Write scientific papers and prepare conference/workshop presentations describing results and their implications for productivity, GHG and nutrient management

    Requirements

  • PhD in nutrient cycling in agroecosystems, agronomy, geo-ecology, environmental sciences or related fields
  • Considerable practical knowledge of techniques and experience with equipment used in the measurement of greenhouse gas emissions from terrestrial ecosystems, experience with the eddy covariance technique is beneficial
  • Knowledge of chemical analysis of environmental samples (soil and plant analysis) is an asset
  • Ability to effectively manage, visualize and analyse (statistics) large datasets using standard programming languages (i.e. R, python etc.)

    Post location: The position is based in Nairobi, Kenya.

    Position level: The position level is 4C.

    Duration: 3 years with the possibility of renewal, contingent upon individual performance and continued funding.

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through our recruitment portal Here on or before 30th June 2017.

    The position title and reference number SLS/05/2017 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter.

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Scientist – Greenhouse Gases Emissions Jobs in Kenya




    ILRI Instructional Design Specialist Jobs in Kenya

    Responsibilities

  • Help disseminate learning insights gained, as well as tools and methodologies across CRPs and ILRI’s activities.
  • Support the program researchers in conceptualizing and developing capacity development activities.
  • Work with program scientists to develop and apply tools and methods for an ongoing assessment of program capacity development needs, as well as the impact of capacity development interventions on the overall program objectives.
  • Ability and willingness to manage instructional design consultants as needed to expand ability to deliver based on project needs.
  • Any other related task as assigned by the Head of Capacity Development.

    Requirements

  • An Advanced degree in Education, Communication, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or other related fields with 5 years relevant experience or a Bachelor’s degree in Education, Communication, Business Administration, Social Sciences, or other related fields with 10 years relevant experience
  • Exposure in the disciplinary area, e.g., instructional design / learning systems / education & training / social science – with experience working in developing countries. Of these, at least three years in one or more of the following areas: (1) online instructional design experience; (2) technical writing experience; (3) working with an LMS
  • Full proficiency in Articulate Storyline, or Adobe Captivate.
  • High level understanding of AICC and SCORM / Tin Can standards, and experience preparing content for LMSs
  • A proven skill-set in the development of learning courses, dissemination of learning products, training and technical assistance materials, needs assessments, and other capacity development products
  • Experience with Adult Learning, Engagement skills, Curriculum Development Competence and e-learning
  • At least a basic familiarity with other relevant software such as HTML5, MS SharePoint, and Java Script Flash/Action Script as well as graphical design tools, such as Photoshop and Illustrator
  • Familiarity with aspects of livestock production, and/or agricultural systems in developing countries a plus
  • Excellent judgment, strategic thinking and the ability to manage risk and competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Consistently approaches work with energy and a positive, constructive attitude.
  • Demonstrates openness to change and ability to manage complexity
  • Excellent organizational, interpersonal, written, and verbal communication skills.
  • Facilitation, presentation, and/or publication experience a plus

    How to Apply:

    Applicants should send a cover letter and CV expressing their interest in the position, what they can bring to the job and the names and addresses (including telephone and email) of three referees who are knowledgeable about the candidate’s professional qualifications and work experience to the Director, People and Organizational Development through our recruitment portal Here on or before 26th June 2017.

    The position title and reference number IDS/06/2017 should be clearly marked on the subject line of the cover letter

    For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Instructional Design Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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