Jobs and Vacancies in Indepth Researchers, Kenya


Agriculture Learning Advisor
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
We are Africa’s leading training and consultancy center since 2003, offering technical consultancy and training services designed for individual and organizations in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water and sanitation sectors.
We seek to recruit an aggressive, confident, fluent, mature and keen to detail Humanitarian Trainee& Learning advisor to manage all communications, both internally and externally on full time basis.
Responsibilities
Training and curriculum Development
·         Design and develop training programs (outsourced or in-house)
·         Creation or modification of required training modules
·         Choose appropriate training methods per case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes etc.)
·         Use accepted education principles and track new training methods and techniques
·         Design and prepare educational aids and materials
·         Determine additional training strategies based on data or observation
·         Perform any other duties as may be assigned from time to time.
Business Development
·         Preparing proposal and responding to related EOI and RFPs
·         Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
·         Planning and preparing presentations
·         Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
·         Overseeing the development of marketing literature
·         Writing reports
·         Providing management with feedback
Key responsibilities in consultancy work
·         To provide scientific support in implementing various research projects
·         Implementing field surveys, collecting and processing secondary data, developing research reports, policy briefs, communication materials, and presentations on research
·         Implement farm household, market and consumer surveys, and collect and manage secondary data
·         Facilitate focus group discussions and key informant interviews in selected areas
·         Data entry, cleaning and management of survey data
·         Managing electronic surveys: programming of tablets (for example with CSPro, ODK), retrieving and assembling the data, cleaning and organizing
·         Locate, assemble and analyze secondary data relevant for specific research
·         Conduct statistical and econometric analysis of survey and other data using STATA, SPSS or other standard statistical software
·         Conduct literature reviews and assist in preparing strategy documents, research reports and policy briefs to strengthen research and publication efforts
Requirements
·         Masters degree in Science in agricultural economics/Agribusiness management, Public health, Horticulture, Agronomy or related field, from a recognized university or any other relevant degree with bias in quantitative and qualitative analysis, from an accredited university;
·         At least Three (3) years of progressive experience in Research and Capacity Building in a reputable organization.
·         Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, R Studio, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word.
·         Experience conducting field research
·         GIS experience is an added advantage.
·         Experience in conducting field surveys and analysis of farm household and market survey data
·         Conversant with designing of questionnaires in CAPI using CSpro and/or ODK
·         Good interpersonal skills, integrity, honesty and self-motivation
·         Strong written, verbal, organizational and Interpersonal skills,
·         Have at least one publication in a revered journal
·         Have attended a ToT course within the last two years

Humanitarian Learning Advisor
Location: Nairobi, Kenya.
We are Africa’s leading training and consultancy center since 2003, offering technical consultancy and training services designed for individual and organizations in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; education; food and nutrition; health; humanitarian relief; logistics and telecommunication; recovery and reconstruction; safety and security; water and sanitation sectors.
We seek to recruit an aggressive, confident, fluent, mature and keen to detail Humanitarian Trainee& Learning advisor to manage all communications, both internally and externally on full time basis.
Responsibilities
Training and curriculum Development
·         Identify the Humanitarian training needs, plan and implement training that meets these needs.
·         Coach, train, and mentor Humanitarian Officers with the aim of strengthening their technical capacity, exchanging knowledge within the Humanitarian team and providing professional development guidance in conjunction with the Training Manager.
·         Facilitation of international trainings workshops in Humanitarian and Disaster to our corporate and NGOs clients.
·         Establish a publishable Statistics and Humanitarian and Disaster Management course catalog to include target audiences, learning objectives, and maintenance.
·         Develop consistent curriculum framework for all trainings in alignment with strategic goals, and education credits where applicable.
·         Utilize a variety of media to maximize training effectiveness.
·         Develop and maintain training compliance database to track course completion for target audiences, as dictated by regulatory requirements.
·         Complete pre- and post-course work that includes, but is not limited to: pre-course assessments, grading and processing final exams, updating attendance records, and reporting course or student issues.
·         Provide feedback and suggestions on course design and materials to support any areas that need improvement.
·         Review all course curriculums on a regular basis to be prepared to conduct any course assigned on short-notice.
Business Development
·         Preparing proposal and responding to related EOI and RFPs
·         Following up new business opportunities and setting up meetings
·         Planning and preparing presentations
·         Communicating new product developments to prospective clients
·         Overseeing the development of marketing literature
·         Writing reports
·         Providing management with feedback
Requirements
·         Masters degree in Public Health, Bachelor degree in Sociology, Social Work, Public Health, International Development, or another relevant field,
·         Sound knowledge and field experience of humanitarian relief issues and a commitment to humanitarian relief.
·         Good computer literacy and knowledge of multiple statistical and/or qualitative software packages such as SPSS, SAS, STATA, R Studio, MS Excel, PowerPoint, Access and Word.
·         Demonstrable competence in and enthusiasm for practical training methods.
·         A sound appreciation of the range of personal and technical issues facing relief workers such as health, International law, quality standard, gender etc.
·         GIS experience is an added advantage.
·         Computer literacy in MS Office is essential
·         The logical framework approach and other strategic planning approaches;
·         Humanitarian Disaster Management methods and approaches including quantitative, qualitative and participatory;
·         Planning and implementation of Humanitarian and Disaster management systems;
·         Facilitating learning-oriented analysis sessions of Humanitarian and Disaster management data with multiple stakeholders;
·         Minimum of 3 years’ experience in a humanitarian training environment with a focus on Adult Learning.
·         Knowledge of statistics is highly preferred.
·         Must be able to deliver under strict deadlines and handle pressure effectively.
How to Apply
Female candidates are highly encouraged to apply. Only shortlisted candidates shall be contacted.
Interested candidates should only send their CVs (with 3 referees) hr@indepthresearch.org on or before 1st December 2018.

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