Research Assistant Job in Kenya - UNES

UNES Consultancy invites suitably qualified persons to support in a Value Chain Market Research Study in five selected counties of Nairobi, Mombasa, Nandi, Kisumu and Embu under the Agricultural Sector Development Support Programme (ASDSP).

Position: Research Assistant
Reference Number: UNES/CONS/ ASDSP/03/16  
Duration of Contract: 3 Months

Reporting to: Consultancy Manager. 

The duties and responsibilities will include:
  • Attending training sessions
  • Field visits for data collection
  • Electronic data collection and transmission using tablet or smart phone
  • Any other duty assigned by the Consultancy Manager
Job Specification
  • Minimum Diploma in  Agriculture / Horticulture / Environmental Science / Home Economics / Business Administration / Engineering, Agri-business Management / Economics / Development Studies / Resource Management or equivalent from a recognized institution.
  • Possess basic knowledge in computer applications including use of smart phones.
  • Must have demonstrable experience in data collection.
  • Must be able to Communicate in both English and Kiswahili
  • Possess good knowledge of one of the target counties and have been a resident for a while.
Applicants interested in the above positions should submit the following:
1. Application letter detailing why they want to be considered for the position and the preferred county.
2. Detailed CV including at minimum:
  • Biographical data including: Full names, current mailing address, current telephone contacts, email address and Current County of residence.
  • Employment history to date.  Ensure that specific start and end dates are included.
  • Educational history to date, clearly detailing the program, certificate obtained, and completion date.
  • Names of 3 referees.
3. Copies of ALL Academic and Professional Certificates. 
4. Completed Personal Data Form (Found in our website – 
5. Indicate the Job Reference Number and the County of Interest on the Envelope. 
All applications should be done strictly through E-Mail address indicated below or through any other fastest means possible.

 The same should reach the undersigned on or before April 7, 2016.

Consultancy & Partnerships Manager
UNES Limited
P.O.Box 68241-00200

Email to

Only shortlisted applicants shall be contacted.

UNES is an equal opportunity employer; persons with disabilities meeting the indicated criteria are encouraged to apply

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