Samuel Hall Research Assistant for Children & Youth Pillar Jobs in Kenya

Samuel Hall Research Assistant for Children & Youth Pillar Jobs in Kenya

Samuel Hall is a social enterprise dedicated to research in countries affected by migration.

Our mandate is to produce research that delivers a contribution to knowledge with an impact on policies, programme and people.

We have worked with more than sixty-five organisations worldwide since 2009 through our offices in Afghanistan and Kenya covering Asia and Africa.

We are a rapidly growing research organisation: you will be expected to growth with us and carve out your own spot in the team.

We look for pro-active, creative individuals who can identify opportunities to make their mark and identify solutions to problems.

We believe in hiring people who can show their ability to be both strong leaders and reliable followers, who have skills that our team currently lacks and who join us to add value from the very start.

We hire people who can expand our knowledge and help us reach our social impact objective in their field of expertise.

We work in a fast-paced, demanding and challenging environment: you will need thick skin, passion and dedication!

The organization is seeking a motivated Research Assistant to join its Children and Youth Pillar for six months to one year in Nairobi.

The Research Assistant will cover various related topics such as child protection, child labour, education, youth employment, migration, marginalized communities, gender, etc.

Applicants will possess and be able to demonstrate:

  • Interest and experience working in children and youth- related domains
  • Excellent spoken and written skills in English
  • Knowledge of quantitative and qualitative data analysis and tools (for example, MS Excel, SPSS, NVIVO)
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Ability to being patient and to work well within a team
  • Ability to cope well under pressure, work occasionally irregular hours and meet tight deadlines
  • Children and Youth Pillar Support

    Support and assist the Pillar Lead in all her work (research, partnerships, dissemination /

    communications, strategic expansion, report writing)
  • Research Support (tasks may vary according to the nature of on-going research projects)
  • Support the development of technical proposals
  • Conduct secondary research – literature review and secondary data analysis
  • Support or lead logistical preparations for fieldwork and other travels
  • Adhere to the Project Cycle SoPs and train field teams on components of the project cycle
  • Lead fieldwork and primary data collection
  • Support and monitor field teams’ work, including solving field problems
  • Effectively communicate with supervisors on progress with daily updates
  • Provide input to improve the quality of the field teams’ notes, transcripts, outputs. Under the supervision of the Pillar Lead and/or
  • Director, transcribe interview notes, draft field reports, field diaries, progress updates, and analytical documents
  • Draft analysis documents to contribute to reporting
  • Ensure all project related information is stored correctly, using the Organization’s SoPs

    How to Apply:
  • All applicants should send their cover letter and CV in separate PDF files, each labelled: ‘CL/CV – Full name of Applicant’ with the e-mail subject line using the following format: ‘Name – Children & Youth RA’.
  • Three samples of relevant work should also be included, showcasing your ability to write, analyse data/information and construct an argument.
  • These can be (excerpts from) a thesis, university essays, articles, reports, op-eds, etc.

    How to Apply
  • Interested and qualified candidates should apply online by 8th March 2019
  • For more information and job application details, see; Samuel Hall Research Assistant for Children & Youth Pillar Jobs in Kenya

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