IDRC Senior Program Specialist Jobs in Kenya

IDRC Senior Program Specialist Jobs in Kenya

  • As the Senior Program Specialist, you will report to the Director of the Climate Resilient Food Systems program, while working under the supervision of IDRC’s East and Southern Africa Regional Director.

  • You will contribute intellectually and strategically to program development and implementation, facilitate program learning and synthesis across projects, promote research quality and scientific merit, support research uptake for impact at scale, develop strategic relationships and partnerships and represent IDRC professionally.

    Overview of Qualifications **

  • Education: PhD. in a relevant discipline associated with agriculture and food security such as agronomy, agricultural economics, agricultural engineering, social sciences, climate change, food sciences or nutrition, gender, and a record of related research and publication in a developing region of the world. OR Master’s degree and ten to twelve years of professional experience in a relevant domain

  • Experience: Amongst others, at least 8 years experience in the area of agriculture or food systems or food security which involves the management and communication of research programs and supporting governments and partners in strategic design and implementation of technical support to develop and implement large scale multi-stakeholders programmes

  • Language requirements: Advanced English language skills

  • Knowledge: Amongst others, thorough understanding of food production systems and smallholder farming, in a context of climate variability in Developing Countries and particularly for women in East and Southern Africa.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IDRC Senior Program Specialist Jobs in Kenya

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