ILRI - Research Associate III – Gender Jobs in Nairobi and Addis Campus

ILRI - Research Associate III – Gender Jobs in Nairobi and Addis Campus


Responsibilities

  • Support multiple projects worldwide to integrate gender in project design, implementation, monitoring, evaluation and impact assessment, and control quality of outputs

  • Plan and carry out field research in the programme’s target countries, by utilising a variety of qualitative and quantitative methods

  • Contribute to the implementation, reporting and communication (using a variety of channels) of research on gender and livestock

  • Contribute to the development of approaches and tools for integrating gender within ILRI

  • Contribute to the development and testing of gender and equity indicators for monitoring and evaluating livestock research and development projects

  • Conduct literature review focused on gender and agriculture/livestock

  • Lead the preparation of draft peer reviewed articles, research reports, briefs, blog posts and other communication products including gender checklists and research materials for website content and publication

  • Present data to other scientists and audiences

  • Supervise temporary staff

    Requirements

  • MSc in a social science (geography, anthropology, sociology, development studies, economics, political economy) with an emphasis on gender and experience in collecting, analysing and summarizing gender research into publications.

  • Familiarity with gender and livestock system issues and challenges

  • Good analytical skills and experience of using packages for data analysis

  • Experience in producing project reports, training manuals and peer-reviewed publications

  • Ability to work effectively in multi-regional teams and partners with members drawn from a diverse range of nationalities, cultures and scientific disciplines

  • Ability to work under pressure, often to tight deadlines without compromising the quality of deliverables

  • Ability to prioritize tasks and to work with little or no supervision

  • Experience in informal and formal capacity development of colleagues and partners

  • Strong English language skills, both written and spoken (proficiency in a second language, Spanish or French, is an advantage)

  • Good communication skills

  • Willingness to travel frequently, often to rural areas in developing countries

    How to Apply

  • For more information and job application details, see; ILRI - Research Associate III – Gender Jobs in Nairobi and Addis Campus


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