Research Manager

Location Nairobi, Kenya
Date Posted June 9, 2019
Category Management
Currency KSH
Work Hours Day
Street Address Nairobi Branch


Research Manager
Organisation:  INTEGRITY

Closing date: 21 Jun 2019
1. Overview of Programme – LAMPS

The Learning and Monitoring Programme Somalia (LAMPS) is a three-year programme of monitoring, evaluation, learning and consultancy services contracted to Integrity by the UK Department for International Development (DFID), supporting DFID’s Somalia Monitoring Programme II (SMP II) of which it is a component. Integrity, in consortium with Altai Consulting, delivers LAMPS in each of Somalia’s federal regions from a central delivery hub in Nairobi, Kenya. LAMPS works across DFID’s development portfolio in Somalia, helping ensure greater accountability, better risk management and improved understanding of, and learning insights from, programme performance. LAMPS provides Third-Party Monitoring (TPM) and M&E technical assistance services to DFID implementing partners, in addition to developing a digital platform and a learning framework for DFID-Somalia.

2. Role Title

Research Manager

3. Role Summary

Following a review of the Learning offer, LAMPS has adjusted its programming to provide the option for DFID to request quick turn around research/ learning pieces in support of the Somalia programme. While the scope of work will vary, it is expected that each piece of work will be completed within a two to three month period from initial request to completion. The research manager will oversee all stages of the in-depth process, from agreeing initial concept to the developing of the concept paper and delivery while working closely with DFID throughout.

Experience Requirements

3-5 years’ experience working within the international development, research and/or the consultancy sector.
Experience designing, developing and conducting qualitative and quantitative research.
Experience managing teams in-country and remotely.

Job Responsibilities

Working closely with the Team Leader, Learning Analyst and TPM Manager, the Research Manager is responsible for the activities outlined below. In coordination with the TPM Manager, they will manage the inputs of short-term technical assistance consultants (STTA), and coordinate inputs from TPM Officers, Regional Coordinators and Monitoring Teams to deliver in-depth deliverables. Note there may be more than one in depth study taking place at a time.

Education Requirements

Master’s in international development or related subjects.
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