Kimetrica Senior Researcher Jobs in Kenya

Kimetrica Senior Researcher Jobs in Kenya


  • Kimetrica seeks dynamic and committed candidates for the position of Senior Researcher.

    Objective:

  • The successful candidate will be able to design and manage both large and small research projects and impact evaluations, providing leadership in quantitative and qualitative analytics. We are looking for seasoned professionals with a track record in high-quality publications.

    Key position objectives include:

  • Provide high quality, high impact research to key humanitarian and developmental decision-makers

  • Focus on fragile states

  • Provide technical leadership and research quality assurance

  • Design and implement research projects using robust qualitative and quantitative methods

  • Manage and mentor research staff

  • Contribute to the broader department’s research strategy on how to expand and strengthen our research offerings

    Responsibilities:

  • Design of research studies and instruments, sampling etc

  • Data analysis and write up

  • Policy analysis and write up- including regular submissions to peer-reviewed journals

  • Team management and oversight of research projects, including coaching and mentoring of junior staff

  • Project proposals /grant writing

    Qualifications and Skills:

    Required:


  • Postgraduate qualification, preferably PhD or equivalent, in relevant discipline (economics, epidemiology, public health) with a quantitative / statistical focus

  • Strong applied research skills with demonstrated experience in RCT, mixed method, and robust qualitative research designs

  • Demonstrated experience designing sampling frames

  • Advanced analytical skills, including in-depth knowledge and working experience using quantitative statistical packages (Python, R, SPSS,
    etc.) and qualitative research analytics (NVivo, Atlas.ti, etc.)

  • Ability to synthesize and summarize complex data

  • Ability to communicate results in meaningful ways using concise and analytical writing

  • Strong English language skills

  • Developing country experience

  • Experience managing complex research projects

  • Ability to find the best, flexible research solutions in potentially challenging working conditions

  • Interest and ability to mentor junior staff, possibly remotely

    Preferred

  • Python

  • Experience conducting research in insecure locations

  • Track record in successful publications

  • Experience conducting research focused on social protection, food security, disaster risk reduction and management (DDRM) a plus

    Salary Range: Kes 230,000-300,000 Per Month

    Job Location: Nairobi, Kenya. Currently all staff are working from home due to the COVID situation.

    Benefits:

    We offer the following benefits:

  • Competitive salary package

  • Medical aid, SACCO, life insurance

  • Generous vacation, holidays and sick leave

    How to Apply

  • Email CV to

  • jobs@kimetrica.com with subject line: Senior Researcher


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