Nutrition Researcher, Nairobi, Kenya

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  • Job ID 1007755
  • Experience 6 Years
  • Industry Management

Job Description

Major Responsibilities

New Project Development

● Lead the conceptualization, design, and development of new research projects, including writing study protocols, drafting analysis plans, developing, and validating tools for implementation, monitoring, and collecting data.

● Lead the identification and engagement of international and local  scientific partners to enhance  scientific rigor, credibility, and local uptake.

● Lead the engagement with country teams to ensure alignment of study idea and proper planning and contribution during the design, funding acquisition and field preparation phase

● Lead ethical approval processes for new studies, including writing, submitting, and managing ethics approval requests at national and international levels.

● Advise on the set up of data collection, monitoring, and study implementation.

● Provide hands-on support to the set up and roll out of studies and surveys via visits to the field and collaborating with local partners and field teams.

Study Implementation and Field Team Support

● Supervise the Research Coordinators/Managers in country via Management in Partnership arrangements with country office counterparts.

● Oversee the planning of studies including the set-up of spending, HR, procurement and implementation plans and the monitoring of the timely execution.

● Provide on-going training on implementation, data collection and monitoring to field teams.

● Partner with data management and analysis teams to ensure regular data monitoring and provide concrete action steps for field teams to improve implementation and data quality.

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