Samuel Hall is seeking a professional and motivated individual to join its team for a full-time position as Migration & Displacement (Pillar 1) Project Manager (PM), ideally based in the Nairobi office. The PM will directly support the Pillar Lead to lead research, manage projects and other pillar staff, and support the strategic development of the pillar. With a passion for migration & displacement studies, the PM will bring academic technical expertise to the team, in addition to the desire to produce strong results which partners and clients can use to guide and improve programming. There is a strong potential for domestic, regional and international travel, and fieldwork forms a key part of the role.
Objective. To fulfil the role of Project Manager in the Migration & Displacement Pillar (Pillar 1).
Background. Applicants should have a PhD in a related field with 2+ years of relevant experience or a Master’s degree with 5+ years of relevant research experience. Must have proven expertise in migration & displacement-related research and desire for a strong role in strengthening the Pillar’s thematic knowledge. Should be able to articulate how their skillset will specifically add to the Pillar and Samuel Hall’s work.
Specificities. Dependent on interests and experience, the Project Manager will lead research projects and support the Pillar Lead on the design of research approaches and strengthening of Pillar’s work. Project Managers at Samuel Hall report immediately to the Pillar Leads. The specific end goal for Samuel Hall is to build out the capacity of the Project Manager to drive relevant research projects to academic standards.
All applicants should send their cover letter and CV to firstname.lastname@example.org in separate PDF files, each labelled: “CL/CV – Full name of Applicant” with the e-mail subject line clearly expressed, using the following format: “Name – Migration & Displacement PM”. Three samples of relevant work should also be included.
The position will remain open until filled.
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