Research Officer Vacancy in Nairobi, Kenya (45K)

Job Title: Research Officer

Location: Nairobi (with extensive travel)

Gross Salary: 45,000

Our client provides consulting services for Monitoring and evaluation, organizational capacity building and project management.

They seek to hire a Research Officer to assist in analyzing and evaluating data gathered during Monitoring & Evaluation projects


  • Suggest ways to facilitate data collection and the flow of data within Program field teams.
  • Perform regular field visits to ensure the quality of data collected by Programs and to verify the accuracy of reported data
  • Provide data and support for marketing initiatives
  • As time allows, undertake research projects to inform stakeholders and highlight key trends in the nation and regionally.
  • Provide guidance and day-to-day management of future direct reports including research interns
  • Assist with questions about Research Strategy and program outlook
  • Support the M&E Manager to ensure that donor, partner, and Senior Management data queries are addressed in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Support and participate in program and project evaluations
  • Assist Program staff in establishing log frames, M&E work plans, and targets during the drafting donor project proposals as well as throughout project implementation
  • Review and analyze weekly reports to identify the causes of potential bottlenecks in project implementation and to enhance quality of reporting.
  • Collects, manages, analyzes and reports data in support for sustainable development initiatives
  • Provides economic analysis, conducts business research, authors publications, and manages unique data collection efforts
  • Track, update, and respond to demographic, economic and industry specific inquiries
  • Any other responsibility assigned to you by your supervisor


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Monitoring and Evaluation, Administration, Information Management, Project Management, Statistics, or another relevant academic background (essential)
  • 3 years of Research and Monitoring and Evaluation experience (essential)
  • Capacity to produce high-quality briefs and report. Skills
  • Good level of proficiency in Windows Excel and quantitative analysis
  • Ability to design data collection tools, conduct surveys, surveillance systems, and evaluations
  • Demonstrated ability to train and build capacity of others
  • Experience in a non-governmental organization in the field of conflict management, development or community engagement.
  • Knowledge and experience in project Management is critical
  • Fieldwork experience in research is also important
  • Proven organizational, analytical, negotiating, communication (oral and written) and training skills.
  • Excellent written, verbal, interpersonal and cross-cultural communications skills.
  • Ability to prioritize, focus and deliver quality results within deadlines while meeting conflicting work demands and targets; working with or without teams with minimum supervision.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to interact professionally with donor, project stakeholders, County collaborators and staff at all levels of the organization.
  • Ability to work independently and with minimum supervision to meet strict deadlines

How to Apply

If you are up to the challenge, possess the necessary qualification and experience; please send your CV only quoting the job title on the email subject (Research Officer) to before 25th October 2018.

Kindly indicate current/last salary on your CV.

Economics and Statistics
Updated: October 18, 2018 — 9:45 pm