Research Officer I – Ifpri At International Livestock Research Institute (ilri)

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Research Officer I – Ifpri At International Livestock Research Institute (ilri) 1 Position
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Nairobi, Kenya

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Full-time
Research, Science & Biotech
Posted 3 weeks ago

Job Description

Responsibilities

The Research Officer will participate in capacity building and policy advisory activities. The successful candidate will join IFPRI’s country Markets, Trade and Institutions Division and participate in research activities related to IFPRI’s and the ONE CGIAR’s work in Kenya and other countries. More specifically the Research Officer will;

  • Support the collection of household and agricultural data (e.g. program survey tools, recruit and assist in the training of data collection staff, organize survey logistics, monitor quality of incoming data in real-time)
  • Prepare data for analysis
  • Analyse data in Stata and/or R using econometric methods
  • Conduct literature reviews and syntheses
  • Assist in drafting reports and research papers
  • Assist in capacity building
  • Coordinate projects and support outreach activities
  • Other duties as assigned

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in Economics, Agricultural Economics, Statistics, or closely related fields.
  • A minimum of 3 years’ work experience in academia, the private sector, a development-oriented research organization or comparable institution in the area of impact evaluation.
  • Knowledge of microeconomic theory and quantitative econometric methods
  • Excellent knowledge of STATA
  • Willingness and openness to learn
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English
  • Strong interpersonal skills and to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task as needed, consistently meet deadlines and manage time well
  • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail and accuracy of work
  • Ability to work independently and with initiative
  • Willingness to travel

Post location: The position will be based in Nairobi, Kenya

Job Level This position is at job level HG 13 and it is only open to Kenyan nationals. ILRI offers a competitive salary and benefits package which includes; pension, medical, education and other insurances.

Closing Date : 22nd May, 2021

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