Associate at Busara Center

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Product & Project Management

NGO, NPO & Charity KSh Confidential
1 month ago

Job Summary

A Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences or related fields Interest in education and/or labor focused research

  • Minimum Qualification:Bachelor
  • Experience Level:Entry level
  • Experience Length:2 years

Job Description/Requirements

Key Accountabilities/Responsibilities

CORE PROJECT RESPONSIBILITIES: Associates will work directly with academic researchers and advisory clients to perform a variety of tasks including, but not limited to:

  • Engage in multiple large-scale research and advisory projects at a given time
  • Plan, manage, and execute external and internal engagements independently from start to finish with limited supervision
  • Incorporate the latest research in qualitative and quantitative methods, behavioral science, psychology, economics, and development to provide creative solutions to engagements
  • Manage and conduct qualitative and quantitative research and data analysis
  • Design, launch, and analyze effective quantitative and qualitative instruments with coordination among project staff (Analysts, Project Leads, Data and Programming, and Operations teams)
  • Serve as a point of contact for clients and partners. Effectively manage the needs of stakeholders through proactive communication and troubleshooting
  • Contribute to project on-boarding and off-boarding for knowledge management
  • Manage project timelines, deliverables, reports, and staffing
  • Contribute to the creation of proposals, concept notes, and pitch decks for new business opportunities and knowledge sharing. Present at conferences, networking events, or client meetings
  • Contribute to the design, execution, and dissemination of Busara internal research projects
  • Work closely to lead or support other Associates to fulfill engagement requirements
  • Perform any other duty as may be assigned by the project supervisor

CORE ORGANIZATIONAL RESPONSIBILITIES: In addition to project responsibilities, Associates also have the following organizational responsibilities to ensure a healthy and functioning organization.

  • Work with the Associate team to conduct goal-setting exercises, objectives and key results, and team building events
  • Contribute to skills-building workshops for Associate teams
  • Assist with internal initiatives where necessary
  • Serve as mentors to Analysts and Project Lead team members, when requested

Knowledge, Skills, and Experience

  • A Bachelor’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences, or related fields
  • Strong qualitative, quantitative, research, and data analytic skills
  • 2+ years previous work experience in leading and managing projects
  • Experience managing large-scale research and consulting projects in the Global South
  • Demonstrated ability to manage high-level relationships with partner organizations
  • Strong quantitative skills including knowledge of and experience working with data analysis software (STATA, Python, R)
  • Experience managing and mentoring staff
  • Ability to quickly understand and adapt to new contextual situations
  • Excellent management and organizational skills
  • Flexible, self-motivated, able to manage multiple tasks efficiently, and a team player
  • Interest and experience working in a fast-paced working environment
  • Fluency and excellent communication and writing skills with a mastery of English
  • Ability to execute projects while sustaining a global focus and vision for institutional planning and decision making

Desired Qualifications

  • A Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences or related fields
  • Interest in education and/or labor focused research
  • Familiarity with randomized controlled trials and/or quasi-experimental designs
  • Technical understanding of qualitative research techniques
  • Strong academic behavioral science background
  • Knowledge of the application of behavioral science to real-world problems

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