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Agricultural Jobs In Kenya

Key Responsibilities  

  • Support research operations, data collection, validation, and reporting on project sites in Kenya.
  • Monitor and guide fisheries data collectors’ regular and timely collection and digital submission of fish landings and sales from remote sites; provide technical support and data validation.
  • Update, deploy, and train local staff and partners in the use of digital data systems, data collection protocols, surveys, and basic data management.
  • Be a point of contact for local community members, project partners, and interested stakeholders about project objectives and information.
  • Facilitate community meetings and training related to project aspects in digital data systems in aquatic food systems.
  • Prepare progress and fieldwork reports.

Requirements

  • Master’s degree in a technical, scientific or economic field.
  • At least 3 years’ work experience including work with rural communities
  • Strong working knowledge of MS office packages.
  • Competency with data analysis applications such as SPSS, Minitab, Stata, among others.
  • Strong working knowledge of mapping applications such as ArcGIS or QGIS
  • Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in multi-cultural, interdisciplinary teams as well as develop close and effective working relationships with a range of partners
  • Proven ability and willingness to carry out independent fieldwork in remote locations
  • Commitment to development objectives in Kenya and the region
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili

Desirable Skills/Experience

  • Experience in fisheries science, agricultural science or other natural science research.
  • Coding experience in R or Python.
  • Quantitative skills and experience in data science, management, databases, and statistics.
  • Project management experience.

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