Project Manager (Research) Job in Nairobi Kenya

Duma Works is recruiting a Project Manager for one of our clients. 
The company is one of the leading East African companies in marketing and research.

Location: Nairobi


  • A Bachelor’s degree in Statistics / Economics or other related course
  • 3+ years working experience in a research environment
  • Experience with coordinating fieldwork, handling field teams, training field personnel, project budgeting and planning and overall research projects management
  • Demonstrated ability to run and coordinate multiple qualitative research projects
  • Experience in coordinating youth research projects is an added advantage


Reports To: Regional Research & Insights Manager
Supervises: Field supervisors, Field interviewers and Transcribers

Roles & Responsibilities

  • Manage multiple projects under extreme pressure
  • Manage, lead and motivate the people working with and under you in the field on all the projects
  • Prepare project budgets, manage field costs, carry out reconciliations
  • Put in place proper systems to ensure quality of data collected from the field is of utmost quality
  • Put in place coordination process that would ensure quality of consumers recruited in all the regions for all the projects are up to standard with set guidelines for the objectives of the project
  • Preparation of stimulus materials for different studies as well as ensure all field tools are ready on time
  • To allocate and disseminate work to Field supervisors, interviewers and transcribers so as to ensure the most effective allocation of resources
  • To manage and monitor project actual expenses vis-à-vis project budget
  • To hold daily meetings with Supervisors / Junior Coordinators to discuss fieldwork status of each project and then prepare and present Weekly Project Status during progress meetings
  • Coordinate day-to-day management of the ongoing projects
  • Perform other duties as required that may arise during your tenure
How to Apply

Applications letters and detailed CV are to be sent by email to marking the subject as “ 2076”, Your Full name &  Phone number e.g. 2076, Barack Obama, 07xxxxxxxxx. 
If you don’t follow these instructions, your application will not go through

Deadline for receiving applications: 25th Feb 2016

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