Research Analyst, Digital Fisheries, Job in Kenya

Key Responsibilities  

Support research operations, data collection, validation, and reporting on project sites in Kenya.

Monitor and guide fisheries data collectors’ regular and timely collection and digital submission of fish landings and sales from remote sites; provide technical support and data validation.

Update, deploy, and train local staff and partners in the use of digital data systems, data collection protocols, surveys, and basic data management.

Be a point of contact for local community members, project partners, and interested stakeholders about project objectives and information.

Facilitate community meetings and training related to project aspects in digital data systems in aquatic food systems.

Prepare progress and fieldwork reports.

Requirements


Master’s degree in a technical, scientific or economic field.

At least 3 years’ work experience including work with rural communities

Strong working knowledge of MS office packages.

Competency with data analysis applications such as SPSS, Minitab, Stata, among others.

Strong working knowledge of mapping applications such as ArcGIS or QGIS

Strong interpersonal skills, and the ability to work in multi-cultural, interdisciplinary teams as well as develop close and effective working relationships with a range of partners

Proven ability and willingness to carry out independent fieldwork in remote locations

Commitment to development objectives in Kenya and the region

Excellent written and verbal communication skills in English and Swahili

Desirable Skills/Experience

Experience in fisheries science, agricultural science or other natural science research.

Coding experience in R or Python.

Quantitative skills and experience in data science, management, databases, and statistics.

Project management experience.

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