Research Coordinator Vacancy

  • Full Time
  • Nairobi

One Acre Fund

Research Coordinator Job. One Acre Fund

Job Description

The mandate of the Product Innovations Team is to develop and test new products and product delivery systems. As a member of the Product Innovations team, you contribute to the research needed to move products from early stage trials to scale.

Responsibilities

Lead Research

Work with trial owners and other departments to design quality survey questions and focus group discussion questions.
Lead focus group discussion process improvements and survey process improvements.
Develop tools and resources to identify data quality problems and/or improve data accuracy.
Work with the team to provide strategic recommendations for trials and program changes based on research results – this includes report writing and presenting survey results.
Team Management & Mentorship

Lead a team of Enumerators and Qualitative Field Officers – management will include oversight, weekly reporting meetings, performance reviews and development, strategic direction and support.
Ensure that all staff receive effective mentorship to promote career growth.
Design and implement work management tools to ensure that reports and sub-teams can perform at a high level.
Serve as a leader and role model to the Kenya team at large by upholding One Acre Fund’s core values of Humble Service, Hard Work, Continual Growth, Family of Leaders, Dream Big, and Integrity.
Strategy & Vision

Contribute to the setting of department-level OKRs, KPIs and project targets.
Measure progress against goals, regularly report on progress, and hold team accountable to delivering results in key strategic areas.
Innovate on challenges at all stages of execution to ensure that work is being implemented in the most efficient manner and that deliver systems are optimized.
Regularly solicit feedback from the wider team and other departments to ensure that the delivery mechanisms is optimized and scalable.
Career Growth and Development

We have a strong culture of constant learning and we invest in developing our people. You’ll have weekly check-ins with your manager, access to mentorship and training programs, and regular feedback on your performance. We hold career reviews every six months, and set aside time to discuss your aspirations and career goals. You’ll have the opportunity to shape a growing organization and build a rewarding long-term career.

Qualifications

We are seeking exceptional professionals with 1-2 years of work experience, and a demonstrated long-term passion for international development. Candidates who fit the following criteria are strongly encouraged to apply:

Diploma or Degree in in related fields.
Project planning and management experience.
Leadership and mentorship experience, with a clear record of leading teams and providing professional development support to others.
Proficient with the Microsoft Office Suite.
Knowledge of CommCare Programming system a plus.
Strong critical thinking skills and ability to translate technical and complex concepts into concise and easily understandable language.
Excellent writing and verbal communication skills.
Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.
Time management skills.
Ability to work independently.
Positive attitude with a strong work ethic.
Demonstrated commitment to teamwork and collaboration.
Eager to learn, teach, enhance current processes and develop new operations.
Passionate professionals who combine strong leadership skills with patience and a humble approach to service.
Passionate about serving smallholder farmers.
Language: English required, Kiswahili is preferred.

To apply click on the link below;
https://boards.greenhouse.io/oafkenya/jobs/1605158