IREX International Senior Researcher Jobs in Kenya

IREX International Senior 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 a Senior Researcher who will provide day to day research leadership and support project management under the Project Manager in Kenya over a 5 - month duration (LoE-30%). The Senior Researcher will be supported by 1 Assistant Researcher.

    Duties

    • Develop a comprehensive data research methodology to collect data from diverse sources at the national and county levels.

    • In collaboration with the Project Manager define data collection priorities and metrics.

    • Lead on the collection of data throughout the life of the Project.

    • Support the Project Manager and Project's technology partner in designing the initiative's platform, populating data on a real time/frequent basis, maintaining it and troubleshooting.

    • Support the Project Manager and Project's community partner to verify resources reaching targeted communities.

    • Support the Project Manager in curating a series of fortnightly webinars that will bring together experts to distill and unpack data trends with a focus on topical themes.

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

    • Support M&E planning and monitoring.

    Qualification

    • Master's degree in relevant field required (social sciences)

    • At least 7 years of demonstrated experience in research and project management, within the anti-corruption, transparency, or accountability sectors;

    • Demonstrated understanding of research methodologies and data management;

    • Existing and diverse networks within the Kenya anti-corruption, transparency, public finance management or accountability sectors;

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

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

    • Experience in managing teams and being part of matrix management structures

    • Excellent written English;

    • Ability to work under minimal supervision and adapt to new program activity requirements and helping others to stay on track

    • 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

  • Recruit.CRDP@irex.org. Finalists will be asked to provide references.

  • Successful candidates are subject to background screenings

  • This position is eligible for Telework.


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