ILRI and IFPRI Needs a Research Officer | Masters Agricultural Economics, Sociology, International Development, Gender Studies | 17 Feb|Kenya

The International Livestock Research Institute (ILRI) seeks to recruit a Research Officer on behalf of International Food Policy Research Institute (IFPRI). S/he will be responsible for leading and managing the data collection and analysis for several projects and working closely with partners to ensure timely implementation and completion of projects.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in agriculture economics, Sociology, International Development, Gender Studies or related field
  • Three years in a related or similar position
  • Familiarity and experience with quantitative and qualitative research and analytical methods
  • Knowledge of issues on the intersection of gender, agriculture and food systems
  • Experience with survey design, managing household databases and sex disaggregated data
  • Demonstrated ability to perform in-depth statistical and qualitative analysis and report the results in multiple formats including reports, papers and presentations.
  • Experience with STATA and CSPro preferred
  • Demonstrated professional level of attention to detail evidenced by accurate and reproducible work.
  • Experienced in conducting literature reviews of academic publications, research reports, etc.
  • Demonstrated ability to multi-task as needed, consistently meet deadlines and manage time well
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and to work in a team-oriented multi-cultural environment
  • Ability to work independently, with initiative and minimal supervision.
  • Demonstrated fluency in written and spoken English

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