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Research and Development Lead

Project Management
International Development Group
220O3 Requisition #
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  • At least a Bachelor’s degree with 12 years of experience or a Master's degree and 10 years of experience.
  • Eight (8) years of experience implementing large and complex projects relating to research, monitoring and evaluation and design or implementation of product or service improvement.
  • Experience in designing CLA framework and iterations in R&D activities.
  • Strong skills in strategic planning, management, supervision, research and M&E. 
  • Demonstrated experience managing technically, operationally and geographically diverse teams on internationally funded programs, USAID experience preferred.
  • Experience designing and monitoring pilot interventions that test market feasibility and commercial viability.
  • Expertise evaluating interventions for sustainability and scalability.
  • Excellent analytic skills with ability to synthesize data and results for presentation to a variety of stakeholders.
  • Experience leading or collaborating on peer-reviewed publications.
  • Proven ability to work under pressure, and with multiple concurrent demands. 
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills. 
  • Ability to travel and work in any of the three provinces and difficult terrain/conditions at times. 
  • Proficiency in English is required. 
  • Work experience in Kenya required. 

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