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.
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]
// 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
//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
// 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.
//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.