Research Manager

Oxford University

Kitui County, , KE

Research Manager

School of Geography and the Environment, Oxford University, UK
Grade 7: £31,076 – £38,183 p.a.
Deadline: 8 March 2017

The Research Manager will support the REACH observatory ‘Building water secure institutions’ in Kitui County, Kenya. They will work within a wider team and closely with the UNICEF Kenya Chief of WASH. The Manager will be expected to be an active and enthusiastic member of the team undertaking research in extended field campaigns, lead administrative duties and be member of wider activities. The postholder will be an early to mid-career professional with applied field experience in developing countries who can demonstrate leadership, a track record of achieving results in Africa, ideally in Kenya. The role will involve extended periods in rural Kenya (6-9 months per year).

The successful candidate will hold an MBA, MSc or equivalent in the areas of business administration, management, finance and accounting, water science, development economics, engineering or related discipline. They will have successful experience of project management or business incubation in Africa.

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