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Spun out of cutting-edge research at the University of Cambridge, Africa’s Voices is an innovative start-up who believe in amplifying and listening intelligently to African citizens’ voices so that their priorities, ideas, and opinions influence development and governance agendas.

The Job

Reporting to the Head of Research & Innovation based in Cambridge, and working as part of a bigger Research and Africa’s Voices team, the Researcher is expected to undertake research collaboratively with client organizations, comprising research implementation, data management and analysis and reporting; communicate research insights to stakeholders.

If, after reading through what they need, you want to give it a shot, please send your CV and cover letter to [email protected]

Qualifications:

// BA/BS in Sales or a related field

//Two years experience in a professional setting

// Microsoft office suite proficiency (Word, Excel, Powerpoint, etc.)

// Positive and persistent

// Confident in meeting and speaking with new people of all backgrounds

// Compensation commensurate with experience

Essential:

//A completed research degree (Master) in a relevant Cognitive or Social Science discipline

// At least 3 years of relevant experience in research applied to social issues

// Excellent knowledge of quantitative methodology, including surveys and quasi-experimental designs

//Excellent understanding of statistical concepts and advanced skills in data analysis through descriptive and inferential statistics

//Ability to work with structured and unstructured data and combining data processing

techniques using of tools such as R, Python and Tableau

//A sufficiently wide-range understanding and experience of qualitative methods

//Ability to undertake research that has impact and to engage in knowledge exchange

//High levels of energy, initiative, and flexibility in quickly adjusting to changing work program requirements

Desirable

// Strong knowledge of one or more of these domains: social innovation/ICT; African media or media development; research and evaluation in a development context

//Technical understanding of user interfaces and digital platforms.

 

Conditions

//Applicants should have a right to work in Kenya.

// East Africans are particularly encouraged to apply.

// In Kenya, office location is Nairobi with a regular travel to the UK at a minimum 20% of time.

// A competitive compensation package commensurate with experience will be offered.