To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


Social Researcher1

  • Company: iHub Research
  • Deadline: Friday 20th January 2012
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

As a social research consultant, you will work on various social impact research projects within the iHub Research portfolio. We seek a talented, energized and motivated professional to support our organization. We require someone with extensive field experience and qualitative data analysis skills.

Duties will include:

  • Developing research instruments and designing questionnaires
  • Creating research templates for organizational use
  • Developing analysis plan and measurable research indicators for various projects
  • Coding and analyzing data—primarily qualitative data—collected in the field

Required skills/qualifications:

  • Extensive experience with field data collection
  • Experience designing field research projects, especially writing of data collection tools (i.e. surveys, discussion guides, etc.)
  • Experience moderating and leading focus group discussions
  • Experience using NVIVO, ATLAS, or other relevant qualitative analysis software
  • Experience using SPSS, R, SAS or other relevant statistical analysis software
  • In-depth knowledge of qualitative data analyses
  • Master’s degree in relevant field  (e.g. Research Methods, Statistics, Ethnography, Anthropology, etc.)
  • Fluent written and spoken English
  • Proficiency with MS Word, MS Outlook, and Excel
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Excellent communication skills and the initiative to work in the fast paced start-up environment

How to apply

Please send your CV and a cover letter stating your interest and relevant qualifications for this position to angelac(at) Do not forget to include the name of the position for which you are applying. Do not apply if you do not meet the minimum requirements above.