Career Opportunity for Market Research Manager in Nairobi Kenya January 2019

Our client is a Christian-based Africa-wide Agri-market development agency specialized in value chain analysis, profitable smallholder commercialization and market access.

They are seeking to recruit Market Research Manager.

Location: Nairobi

Industry: Agricultural

Duties and Responsibilities

  • Develop research/survey tools capturing key indicators and or variables
  • Conducts different forms of research and develop relevant materials for findings validation.
  • Give innovative and technical input and guide research, Monitoring Evaluation and Learning and programme teams to ensure standard research procedures are adhered to for credibility of research outputs
  • Support programme monitoring, evaluation and learning through continuous data gathering, analysis, verification and validation prior to dissemination to partners
  • Lead and support research team, design research tools, quantitative and qualitative data collection and analysis, literature reviews, preparation of quality reports, technical papers, journals, meeting notes/minutes, and presentations
  • Interpret and explain scientific and technical ideas from the research data and other sources by developing high level write-ups, PowerPoints, reports, technical papers, journals and case studies
  • Mining high level data pull-outs from the organization and external studies for proposal development as well as pitching to potential partners in meeting, forums, workshops and conferences
  • Participate in partnership meetings/forums to profile the organization to potential partners and donors
  • Participate in organization’s fundraising through concept notes and proposals development
  • Support programmes in data consolidation and analysis for reporting, review and learning with partners
  • Supports activities related to communications and knowledge mobilization (media engagement, stakeholder consultations, writing blogs, preparation of research and programme briefs
  • Support in general programme data including analysis of market information, baseline, value chain analysis, market studies and evaluations as well as disseminating to relevant stakeholders/partners.
  • Undertake review of market research team performance at the end of the year through a performance review discussion and appraisals
  • Capacity development of research, MEL and programme teams on different aspects of research tools, methodologies, data/findings’ presentation and documentation

Qualifications and Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree in Agricultural Economics or Agri-business, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics or related subjects
  • Minimum of 5 years’ experience in research or development organizations.
  • Experience with statistical software packages, especially SPSS, STATA, etc.
  • Experience in mobile data collection is an added advantage
  • Knowledge and experience in agricultural and rural development issues in Sub Saharan Africa
  • Past work experience with research or development organizations/NGOs.

How to Apply

To apply, click the link https://flexi-personnel.jb.skillsmapafrica.com/Job/Index/27402

NB: Flexi Personnel does not charge candidates for job placement

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