IREX International Assistant Researcher Jobs in Kenya

IREX International Assistant Researcher Jobs in Kenya

Job Details

  • IREX is implementing the Kenya COVID-19 Resourcing Data Project (CRDP-19) which will provide timely and accurate data to improve the effective utilization and accountability around the resources allocated to the COVID-19 pandemic response in Kenya.

  • The Project will provide timely data for decision-makers in government, funding agencies private sector to enable prompt and coordinated decision-making. It will support civil society to interpret and interrogate data around the use and prioritization of COVID-19 resources.

  • IREX is recruiting an Assistant Researcher who will work under the guidance of a Senior Researcher to provide day to day research leadership and support project management support of the initiative in Kenya over a 5 - month duration (LoE-30%).


    • Support the Senior Researcher to collect data throughout the life of the Project.

    • Support the Project's technology partner to populate data on the Platform on a real time/frequent basis, maintaining it and troubleshoot.

    • Collect and input verification data onto the Platform from the Project's community partner.

    • Support the development of a comprehensive final report to the donor.

    • Support M&E monitoring.


    • Bachelor’s degree in relevant field required (social sciences)

    • At least
    3 years of demonstrated experience in research and project management, preferably within the anti-corruption, transparency, public finance management or accountability sectors;

    • Knowledge of the Kenya operating environment, especially as it relates to the anti-corruption, transparency, public finance management or accountability sectors;

    • Ability to work effectively and communicate well in remote/online settings

    • Ability to work under minimal supervision

    • Data management experience preferred, but not essential

    • Web platform management experience preferred, but not essential

    • Should be available from 17th June 2020

    • Kenyan citizen

    How to Apply

  • Application file, consisting of a resume and a cover letter should be sent to

  • Finalists will be asked to provide references.

  • Successful candidates are subject to background screenings

  • This position is eligible for Telework.

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