ILRI Capacity Development Associate - Temporary Jobs in Kenya

ILRI Capacity Development Associate - Temporary Jobs in Kenya

  • The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Capacity Development Associate to provide additional support to the Capacity Development Unit (CapDev) in order to enhance timeliness and quality of fellowship business process and the CapDev Grand Challenge process.

  • ILRI works to improve food and nutritional security and reduce poverty in developing countries through research for efficient, safe and sustainable use of livestock. It is the only one of 15 CGIAR research centres dedicated entirely to animal agriculture research for the developing world. Co-hosted by Kenya and Ethiopia, it has regional or country offices and projects in East, South and Southeast Asia as well as Central, East, Southern and West Africa.


  • Draft fellowship and internship offer letters and contracts.

  • Schedule fellowship and internship interviews and provide all logistical support.

  • Draft fellowship interview reports and follow up to secure reference checks for accepted applicants.

  • Long-listing fellowship and internship applicants.

  • Follow up with universities regarding graduate fellows’ registration documents.

  • Follow up with fellows regarding submission certificates of good

  • Major role in coordinating the CapDev Grand Challenge process.

  • Perform any other related duties as may be assigned.


  • Bachelor’s degree in project management or closely related field.

  • Basic training in monitoring and evaluation is an added advantage.

  • At least five years hands-on experience working in fellowship and internships programs within an international institution with similar duties and responsibilities.

  • Proficiency in ICT and MS Office suite applications.

  • Good oral and written communications skills.

  • Good planning skills.

  • Basic skills in monitoring and evaluation.

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI Capacity Development Associate - Temporary Jobs in Kenya

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