Jobs Career Advice Signup
X

Send this job to a friend

X

Did you notice an error or suspect this job is scam? Tell us.

  • Posted: Jun 29, 2021
    Deadline: Not specified
    • @gmail.com
    • @yahoo.com
    • @outlook.com
  • Samuel Hall is an independent think tank specialised in field research and social impact. We strive to provide practicable insights to challenging issues in the developing world by providing academic-standard research through primary data collection in areas where researchers do not commonly go. Samuel Hall works with governments, donors, multilateral org...
    Read more about this company

     

    Partnerships Officer – Development Unit

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: We work in a fast-paced, demanding, and challenging environment – you will be expected to grow with us and carve out your own spot in the team. We look for proactive, creative individuals who find opportunities to make their mark
    and identify solutions to problems. We look for strong leaders and reliable team-players who can add value from the very start, expand our knowledge and help us to maximise our social impact.

    Tasks & Responsibilities

    1. Objective 1 – Secure New Business Through Proposal Writing and Editing
    2. Drafting, editing and/or reviewing proposals for submission in line with our style guide and methodological standards.
    3. Promoting Samuel Hall’s competitive advantage and strategic positioning as part of the Development Unit.
    4. Identifying opportunities for joint research bids with partners and consortia.
    5. Collecting and analysing information on the bid, the context and the client for innovative and responsive proposals.
    6. Transforming conceptual design and technical content from the Research Unit into polished final proposals.
    7. Managing the proposal process and timelines for each submission, working with researchers to meet strict deadlines.
    8. Maintaining an updated roster of external consultants, CVs and partners for inclusion on bids.
    9. Objective 2 – Relationship and Partnership Building
    10. Meeting regularly with the research team to map opportunities, and to develop proactive concept notes and pitches for new projects outside of the Request for Proposal (RFP) process.
    11. Preparing materials and briefing documents ahead of partner, donor and networking meetings.
    12. Developing corporate and technical fact sheets on different clients for institutional memory – bringing your own creative and strategic ideas to shape our growth strategy.
    13. Maintaining an updated database of partners, generated leads, procurement websites and login details.
    14. Drafting and contributing to positioning pieces to enable regular and effective engagement with partners.

    Opportunities for Growth

    Working at Samuel Hall means that you are contributing to ground-breaking, innovative, and rigorous work that bridges research, implementation and policy. Most of our training happens on the job, but as part of our investment in learning and development, everyone is encouraged to apply for up to five days of paid professional development leave and financial resources to enable them to acquire new skills and knowledge. We commit to helping you to:

    1. Grow within the organisation, with gradual increases in responsibility and accountability, and exposure to our different roles within the Development Unit.
    2. Grow to become a sought-after focal point for development and humanitarian actors, with the opportunity for continued learning, and the chance to become a key voice in your area of expertise.
    3. Grow your personal and professional network as we expand our list of partners.
    4. The Development Unit is a new and expanding team within Samuel Hall that rewards ambition. Whatever your personal career goals, there is a real opportunity to help shape the strategic direction of the organisation and to contribute directly to our continued growth.

    Vacancy Requirements

    Required

    1. Excellent spoken and written skills in English (French, Arabic and/or additional languages a plus).
    2. Strong presentation and speaking skills, with the ability to build strong professional relationships
    3. Keen attention to detail
    4. Ability to be patient and to work well within a global team
    5. Ability to cope well under pressure, work occasionally irregular hours and meet tight deadlines
    6. A minimum of 3 years of relevant experience (e.g. developing and writing proposals, business plans/cases, concept papers, briefs, executive summaries, relationship and stakeholder management etc.)
    7. Demonstrated interest in humanitarian and development work, foreign affairs
    8. Demonstrated interest in networking, relationship-building and marketing

    Desirable

    1. A Masterience specific to the Middle East and North Africa, Central/South Asia and/or the East and Horn of Africa
    2. Proven eer’s degree in a relevant field
    3. Prior knowledge of research in contexts of migration, displacement, and international development.
    4. Past expxperience in writing for professional purposes
    5. Knowledge of key donors, institutional frameworks and stakeholders

    go to method of application »

    Research Assistant – Data Standards & Analytics Pillar

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: We are a rapidly growing research organisation: you will be expected to grow with us and carve out your own spot in the team. We look for proactive, creative individuals who can identify opportunities to make their mark and identify solutions to problems. We believe in hiring people who can show their ability to be both strong leaders and reliable team-players, and able to add value from the very start. We hire people who can expand our knowledge and help us reach our social impact objective in their field of expertise. We work in a fast-paced, demanding, and challenging environment.

    1. Objective 1 – Research
      1. Assume responsibilities of the project cycle from A to Z.
      2. Secondary research: conduct secondary research including literature reviews, desk reviews.
      3. Methods: design analytical and conceptual frameworks, as well as appropriate research methodologies
      4. Tool design: contribute to research tool design both (and mainly) quantitative and qualitative.
      5. Data analysis: conduct advanced statistical analysis that goes beyond simple cross tabulations where appropriate, including regression analysis.
      6. Research outputs: write up results of data analysis, write field reports, and contribute to draft/final reports in line with academic standards.
      7. Data visualization: design data visuals that go beyond simple excel bar charts, including geographical mapping and dashboards.
    2. Objective 2 – Fieldwork
      1. Supervise quantitative survey led by the rest of the team, conduct daily data monitoring.
      2. Problem solving in the field
      3. Provide input to improve the quality of the field team’s interview notes, transcripts, outputs.
    3. Objective 3 – Organisational Support
    4. Train field teams and colleagues as required on components of the project cycle and research standards.
    5. Effectively communicate with supervisors (in country and remotely) on progress with daily and weekly updates
    6. Ensure all project related information is stored correctly.
    7. Support the Pillar lead in developing partnerships, dissemination, and outreach activities.
    8. Direct reporting and support to the research team
    9. Support to widen Samuel Hall’s network
    10. Prior experience working and conducting research in contexts surrounding migration, displacement, and/or international
    11. development are requirements for this role. The successful Research Assistant is further required to have:
    12. A completed Masters degree in Statistics / Data Science, International Development, Political Sciences, Economics or

    Who we are.

    Tasks to be performed.

    Vacancy Requirements

    1. any related discipline with 2+ years of additional experience preferred
    2. Excellent writing skills, conveying technical findings to a lay audience.
    3. Proven experience with quantitative research and advanced data analytics, preferably in R and/or Python
    4. Excellent command of Excel, experience with SPSS preferred.
    5. Experience with advanced data visualization, GIS, dashboard design preferred.
    6. Experience with mixed methods and linking qualitative and quantitative findings into a compelling narrative.
    7. Strong interest in socio-economic research and innovation for development (should be complementary).
    8. Experience working remotely as part of an international team.
    9. Keen attention to detail, proactive.
    10. Ability to cope well under pressure, work occasionally irregular hours and meet tight deadlines

    go to method of application »

    Research Assistant – Children and Youth Pillar

    WORK ENVIRONMENT: We work in a fast-paced, demanding, and challenging environment you will be expected to grow with us and carve out your own spot in the team. We look for proactive, creative individuals who find opportunities to make their mark and identify solutions to problems. We look for strong leaders and reliable team-players who can add value from the very start, expand our knowledge and help us to maximise our social impact.

    Tasks & Responsibilities

    1. Objective 1 Research
      1. Assume responsibilities of the project cycle from A to Z
      2. Support the design or design research tools and research methodology
      3. Conduct secondary research and desk reviews
      4. Provide strong analysis and recommendations in line with policy and academic standards
      5. Transcribe interview notes, write field reports, and contribute to the draft/final report
      6. Provide strong analysis and recommendations in line with policy and academic standards
      7. Prepare drafts of deliverables in a timely manner
    2. Objective 2 Fieldwork
      1. Undertake socio-economic research including fieldwork and primary data collection, putting fieldwork at the centre of the mission
      2. Conduct qualitative and quantitative data collection (such as surveys, case studies, focus groups, field observations, 
      3. key informant interviews)
      4. Support project fieldwork and monitor the quality of data collection
      5. Provide input to improve the quality of the field teams’ notes, transcripts, outputs
    3. Objective 3 Organisational Support
      1. Direct reporting and support to the Children and Youth Pillar Lead on all elements of the pillar’s work: research,
      2. partnerships, outreach and dissemination, strategic expansion, and strategic framework
      3. Train field teams and colleagues as required on components of the project cycle and research standards
      4. Plan fieldwork logistics, and adequate resource management with field coordinators
      5. Support to widen Samuel Hall’s network
      6. Effectively communicate with supervisors on progress with daily and weekly updates

    Opportunities for Growth

    Working at Samuel Hall means that you are contributing to ground-breaking, innovative, and rigorous work that bridges research, implementation and policy. Most of our training happens on the job, but as part of our investment in learning and development,
    everyone is encouraged to apply for up to five days of paid professional development leave and financial resources to enable them to acquire new skills and knowledge.

    Vacancy Requirements

    Required

    • A Master’s degree in a related field (education, law, statistics, international development, political science, education, migration studies, anthropology or other social sciences)
    • Previous relevant experience of research in contexts of migration and international development, in particular specific to vulnerable groups
    • Knowledge of key institutional frameworks and stakeholders
    • Proven experience in writing research papers, consultancy reports, evaluation assignments and policy briefs
    • Proven experience in project management and leading teams
    • Proven expertise in quantitative and qualitative data analysis and tools (for example, R, SPSS, NVIVO)
    • Excellent verbal and written skills in English
    • Keen attention to detail
    • Ability to be patient and to work well within a global team
    • Ability to cope well under pressure, occasionally work irregular hours and meet tight deadlines

    Method of Application

    All applications should be sent in the following format, unless stated otherwise:

    • Cover letter describing how your skills and experience would match Samuel Hall’s vision and strategy (please attach cover letter in a separate PDF file labelled ‘CL – Full name of applicant’). All applications for current and on-going recruitment should be sent in the following format, unless stated otherwise:
    • CV in a separate PDF file labelled ‘CV – Full name of applicant’
    • Three relevant writing samples
    • The subject line should clearly express which position you are interested in and the country (especially for current vacancies)
    • Email: [email protected]

    We have tried to make the recruitment process as transparent as possible. For more information, please read here.

    Samuel Hall is an equal opportunity employer. Applications that do not follow the required format will not be considered. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, you have not been shortlisted for the position.

    Note: Never pay for any training, certificate, assessment, or testing to the recruiter.

  • Apply Now
  • Send your application

    View All Vacancies at Samuel Hall Back To Home
Average Salary at Samuel Hall
KSh 100K from 1 employee
Mysalaryscale.com

Career Advice

View All Career Advice
 

Subscribe to Job Alert

 

Join our happy subscribers

 
 
 
Send your application through

YahoomailYahoomail GmailGmail Hotmail Hotmail