Research Associate III, Digital Agriculture and Innovation, Job in Kenya


  • Assist in the coordination, execution and implementation of digital climate advisory project related activities in Kenya and Zambia.
  • Conduct data collection through fieldwork, farmer interviews/FGD and stakeholder consultations to collect both quantitative and qualitative data.
  • Support in coordinating and organizing meetings, workshops and capacity building events for engaging stakeholders and partners effectively.
  • Contribute in documenting project progress and outcomes as per agreed deliverables.
  • Employ advanced analytical techniques to analyse and synthesize both qualitative and quantitative data from diverse sources and filter out key insights and recommendations.
  • Contribute to the translation of  complex technical information into formats tailored for a variety of non-technical audiences.


  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in agronomy, agrometeorology, soil science, computer science, mathematical sciences, or any other relevant field.
  • Demonstrated skills in data analysis, data visualisation and communication.
  • Skills in qualitative and quantitative data collection and analysis.
  • At least 5+ years of relevant experience in climate risk assessment and management.
  • Hands on work experience in digital agriculture.
  • Relevant field experience in the implementation of digital agriculture projects in Kenya.
  • Ability to work with partners and stakeholders and manage project activities successfully by setting realistic priorities and by developing detailed implementation plans.
  • Willingness and ability to quickly learn and use new and emerging technologies.
  • Proficient in essential computer software/packages like Office suite, Statistical packages and other Web 2.0 Tools
  • Experience in crop modelling or agriculture advisory development is an added advantage.
  • Basic understanding of remote sensing tools is an added advantage.
  • Excellent proficiency of spoken and written English with strong writing skills.
  • Ability to work with minimum supervision with a positive and constructive attitude.
  • Uphold the highest ethical standards by inspiring trust and treat all people with respect and     personal integrity.

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