Uraia Trust Research Consultancy Kenya Jobs

Uraia Trust Research Consultancy Kenya Jobs

Uraia Trust is a national organization whose mission is to provide quality civic education and empower Kenyans to exercise their civic duty in order to realize their constitutional aspirations.

Uraia seeks to recruit a highly competent individual for a short-term research consultancy position.

The holder of this position will be contracted to document the history of civic education in Kenya. The consultancy term will be twenty working days.


The specific objective of this consultancy is to document the history and evolution of civic education in Kenya from the time of the country’s independence up to the year 2004.

The consultant is expected to trace the evolution of civic education in Kenya by identifying past policy(ies) and legislations on civic education and how they were applied, identify the various civic education programmes that were implemented, document the various materials including curricular, information education communication materials and actions of civic education that were used during the period under study.


  • Undertake a research and document the history of civic education with a focus on the following key aspects:
  • Civic education structures, frameworks, laws and policies;
  • Civic education provision through the formal school curriculum;
  • Civic education programmes undertaken by Non State Actors;
  • Civic education programmes undertaken by State Actors.


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences. A degree in History will be an added advantage.
  • At least ten years’ experience in undertaking research, analysis and documentation.
  • Experience in
    undertaking historical research and or a similar research will be an added advantage.

    Good understanding of the following areas:

  • Democracy and Governance dynamics in Kenya.
  • The Civil Society landscape in Kenya.
    Civic Education initiatives in Kenya.
  • Excellent interpersonal, organisational and communication skills.
  • Demonstrable problem solving skills and strong work ethic.

    How to Apply

  • If you believe you meet the above qualifications and possess the relevant experience, please forward your application letter and detailed curriculum vitae stating your daily consultancy fee rate, contact details and quoting reference number UT/2018/11/6 with the subject being Application for short term Research Consultancy Position by close of business on 7th December 2018 addressed to:

    The Human Resources Unit,
    Uraia Trust.
    P. O. Box 28151-00100
    E- Mail: jobs@uraia.or.ke

  • Hard copy applications may also be submitted during working hours at Uraia Trust’s physical address located at Uraia House, Jacaranda Avenue, Off Gitanga Road, Nairobi.
  • Please note that only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for interview. Any form of canvassing shall lead to automatic disqualification.

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