ILRI - Gender Scientist - Co-production of Interventions Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

ILRI - Gender Scientist - Co-production of Interventions Jobs in Nairobi Kenya


Research Development and Support

  • Provide support to the ILRI gender team by producing high-quality evidence, research and approaches on thematic areas within gender and livestock;

  • Provide advice and guidance to ILRI and partners, including by being proactive in providing options and opportunities for ILRI scientists to integrate gender within their research;

  • Take a lead on research on gender and livestock feeds and forages;

  • Ensure gender research outputs are of high quality, meet international standards and are impact oriented;

  • Participate and contribute to preparing submissions for research proposal; and

  • Coordinate and supervise research assistants and consultants working on these topics.

    Capacity Building

  • Prepare and conducts training for practitioners, national research organizations, government officials and civil society.


  • Publish scientific papers and communicate with the scientific community;

  • Use multimedia and social media for outreach to the general public;

  • Participate in national and global events related to gender and livestock;

  • Work with ILRI’s communications team to communicate new knowledge.


  • A PhD in a social science (geography, anthropology, sociology, development studies, economics, political economy) or substantial and long-term development experience on relevant topics; and

  • At least five years of experience in managing research
    or research-for-development projects in developing countries and supporting gender-sensitive, inclusive and pro-poor objectives in agriculture and natural resource management.

  • A willingness to work with biophysical scientists and a proven ability to apply methods and approaches to achieve effective integration of gender within ILRI’s livestock mandate;

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and experience with working in multidisciplinary and multicultural environments in relevant geographies;

  • A track record of peer-reviewed publications;

  • Ability to work collaboratively and undertake fieldwork; and

  • Fluency in written and spoken English.

  • On-the-ground experience in South Asia, sub-Saharan African and/or Southeast Asia;

  • Networks in research, including at the grassroots level in Africa and/or Asia; and

  • Experience in fundraising

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI - Gender Scientist - Co-production of Interventions Jobs in Nairobi Kenya

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