IEBC Director, Research, Boundaries & Development Jobs in Kenya

IEBC Director, Research, Boundaries & Development Jobs in Kenya


  • The director research and development is responsible for overseeing the coordination of
    research in the electoral process, electoral reform, technology integration and operational support.

  • A key part of this role is identification of key research areas in collaboration with other directorates and overseeing the planning and execution of research activities.

  • The director is also responsible for overseeing the coordination of the development of the Commission’s strategy and the monitoring and evaluation.

    [Duties and Responsibilities[

  • Develop and ensure the implementation of research and development strategies in line with the Commission’s strategy;

  • Develop accountability structures, supervise periodic projects, reporting and monitor the performance indicators for the research and strategy departments;

  • Oversee the implementation of research activities including surveys, opinion polling,
    testing concepts in the electoral and operational areas;

  • Advise the Commission on best practices in electoral programming and reforms;

  • Oversee research on electoral aspects including representation, participation, education methodology, voter registration, gender and diversity concerns and advice on sustainable methods;

  • Oversee the timely development and review of the Commission’s strategy documents, work plans and reporting;

  • Ensure the directorate is adequately resourced by professional and competent personnel;

  • Oversee the development and implementation of effective policies, procedures, systems and processes for research, strategy, information management, library resources management, archiving and disposals;

  • Advise the Commission on institutional development, sustainability of the Commission’s programmes and the long term impact of its
    work;

  • Oversee the contracting and management of research and related service providers.

  • Any other duty as may be assigned.

    Requirements for Appointment

  • Minimum of Master’s degree in Social Sciences or Public/Business Administration;

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences or Public/Business Administration;

  • Minimum of ten (10) years managerial or consultancy experience, three of which should be at Senior Level in Research and Development and/or strategy development and execution;

  • Must have evidence of research publications;

  • Must have evidence of successful grants acquisition/mobilization;

  • Demonstrated track record in coordinating development of strategy and successful
    implementation of social/development research projects;

  • Good knowledge/understanding of the electoral process is essential;

  • Leadership and people management Skills;

  • Possess good Planning and Coordination Skills;

  • Problem solving and analytical Skills;

  • Excellent presentation, oral and written Communication Skills; and

  • Ability to make critical and timely decisions in a highly sensitive environment.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; IEBC Director, Research, Boundaries & Development Jobs in Kenya




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