Research & Development Consultant Job in Kenya

Why We Are Hiring For This Role

  • Moringa School is seeking a Research and Development consultant skilled in conducting thorough research, assessing market demands, and providing clear, prioritized strategic product recommendations. This is a 3 month engagement with the opportunity for extension based on performance and project needs. 


  • Develop a structured methodology for evaluating potential new courses focusing on market demand and student outcomes.
  • Conduct job scraping activities to gather data on job postings, skills requirements, and hiring trends across various technology sectors.
  • Organize and facilitate focus groups with industry professionals, hiring managers, and alumni to gather qualitative insights into skill gaps, training needs, and employer expectations.
  • Design and administer surveys to employers and industry stakeholders to collect quantitative data on hiring preferences, skill requirements, and emerging technology trends.
  • Analyze job market data, labor market reports, focus group findings, and survey results to identify emerging trends, in-demand skills, and growth areas in the technology industry.
  • Create a prioritized list of courses based on research findings and Moringa’s strategic objectives and industry alignment.
  • Present recommendations to key stakeholders, including senior management, to gain buy-in and support for proposed course launches.

Key Outcomes

  • Industry Needs Report: Deliver a comprehensive report detailing the current and projected needs of the upskilling industry, supported by thorough research and analysis of market demands
  • Prioritized Course Recommendations Document: Produce a concise document outlining prioritized recommendations for new course offerings for Moringa School. Each recommendation should be justified based on its alignment with industry needs and potential impact.
  • Student Outcome Plan: Deliver a plan outlining employability options and career advancement opportunities for each recommended course.
  • Predictive Analysis Report: Generate a report forecasting future industry trends and anticipated course outcomes. This report will inform strategic decision-making and ensure Moringa remains competitive and relevant in the evolving upskilling landscape.


  • 10+ years in R&D roles, with a focus on the upskilling and learning and development space
  • Proficient in data analysis
  • Strong analytical and strategic planning skills
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills, with a proven ability to engage senior industry executives 

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