The Commonwealth War Graves Commission is seeking to recruit a Field Researcher
On-the-ground support for the operational delivery of the Non-Commemoration Project Team in East Africa.
Liaising with local authorities, local stakeholders,and members of the public in the search for abandoned graves.
The role will also support the Operational Lead on the engagement of external stakeholders in the realisation of new commemoration projects across East Africa.
•A BSc and/or MSc in Sociology, Anthropology, History, Social Work, or similar relevant subject area.
•High computer literacy including use of Microsoft Excel, Word, Outlook, and PowerPoint.
•A proven track record in working with diverse community groups, community/stakeholder engagement, conflict resolution, research, and administration.
•Experience in ethnography, anthropology or history using qualitative data collection (e.g. conducting interviews, focus groups, collecting stories, or undertaking surveys) would be highly advantageous.
•Experience in working or collaborating with Kenyan governmental bodies.
•Excellent command of written and spoken English, in addition to a high level of literacy in their first language.
•The ability to make presentations and articulate complex information both upwards within an organisation, and to external stakeholders as required.
•Experience of working in different cultures, with understanding of cultural and political sensitivities and operations in complex environments is highly desirable.
•Experience of travelling to remote locations including lone working.
•Experience (minimum 2 years) of working in a similar position.
•Any additional language skills which can be utilised across Kenya and East Africa could be beneficial.
Location: The job will be based in Nairobi with a requirement for travel
Contract Type: 3-year Contract
Hours of work: Full time, 40 hours per week
Salary: Offers in the region of: KSH156,000 per month, pro rata, depending upon experience .
How to Apply:
Please send your cover letter, CV and completed application form to firstname.lastname@example.org