Research Associate

Research Associate

Precision Agriculture For Development

Research Associate

Details of the offer

TheResearch Associatewill be responsible to provide ongoing support to PAD’s research activities inKenya. The Research Associate will report to the Kenya Research and Operations Manager and will work with the Director of Research and relevant Research Affiliates. The position will be located at PAD’s office inNairobi, Kenya(alternatively, it is also possible for the position to be based at PAD’s office in Kakamega, in Western Kenya), and will temporarily be a work-from-home position due to the current COVID-19 pandemic.

PAD is a start-up organization and will require flexibility from all staff with regards to roles and responsibilities.


Supervise the implementation of field operations and research activities;

Support and manage the development of digital platforms to disseminate information to smallholder farmers via their mobile phones;

Monitor and analyze usage of the SMS and IVR services;

Hire, train, and supervise data collection staff;

Supervise data management activities, clean and analyze data;

Work with PAD team to ensure that all projects and operations adhere to policies, protocols, and timelines;

Develop and update project documentation regularly;

Assist in managing partner relations and working with external stakeholders for implementation of field operations.

Job Requirements
Required education
: Post-graduate education

Required relevant work experience
: 2 years

Required languages:
English (Spoken: fluent | Written: fluent)
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