Research Specialist

You will be an essential part of the East Africa Research Hub (EARH) working on providing evidence support to DFID country offices and DFID’s programme to support research systems development. Your main responsibilities in the first 6 months will be to manage an ongoing portfolio of research and support, providing maternity cover for EARH’s Research Specialist. This will mean leading a new programme of research on urbanisation and well as a portfolio of ongoing research covering regional growth and country-specific studies for Kenya, Tanzania and Rwanda.
You will also lead EARH’s engagement with these DFID country offices. In addition you will provide technical advice to DFID’s programme of support strengthening research systems in eastern Africa and EARH’s engagement with wider UK support for science and research in East Africa. This position is based in Nairobi, Kenya and involves frequent travel in the region and to UK.
Closing date for applications is 12 January 2018.

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