To catalyze the Kenyan tech community’s growth.


Assistant Research analyst/scientific writer1

  • Company: iHub Research
  • Deadline: Friday 11th January 2013
  • Location: Nairobi
Job Description

Project overview:

iHub Research is conducting ongoing research in the sector of ICT & innovation spaces  across Africa. iHub Research is looking to hire someone who can review, collect and report on huge amounts of data sets and information sources.

The candidate will be expected to perform the following tasks:

Main job tasks/responsibilities:

  1. Learning and understanding existing frameworks created for the ICT  project

  2. Assist in conducting thorough literature review and systematic documentation

  3. Assist in conducting data collection and data entry

  4. Attending events, presenting and communicating  in relation to this project

  5. Write and critically analyze data collected from the field research

  6. Planning and coordination of activities for the project

  7. Develop research designs & methodologies e.g. quantitative & qualitative methods

  8. Prepare action plans & budgets

  9. Write proposals

  10. Compile data into compiled reports

Education & expertise:

  • At minimum a degree in science or a business related field

  • At least 1 year experience in research and writing proposals and reports

  • Conversant with ICT & innovation trends  in Africa and vast knowledge on their models

  • Skills in data analysis tools e.g. SPSS is a must

  • Graphic Design skills  will be an added advantage

Key Competence:

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

  • Great personality

  • Self-driven and passionate about ICT and development

  • Team player

  • Strong analytical  and critical skills

  • Technical skills e.g use of excel, statistical tools, data organization tools

  • Ability to make strategic decisions that will lead to the success of the project

  • Innovative and creative

  • Result oriented

  • Ability to multi-task

How to apply

While submitting your CV and cover letter, you can also attach any reports or white papers/essays you have written before (either published or not). Applicants who submit any of the documents they have written before, will be given first priority for the interview opportunity.

Send your CVs and a cover letter through this email Kindly, remember to indicate the title of the job on the subject header of the email (REF 019/RESEARCH ANALYST/SCIENTIFIC RESEARCHER). The applicants who do not indicate will be automatically disqualified.