Research Officer at Legal Aid Forum (LAF): (Deadline 15 September 2021)
RECRUITMENT NOTICE No LAF0021
In order to effectively accomplish its mission and vision, the Legal Aid Forum is accepting applications on a rolling basis from qualified and skilled individuals to fill the following vacant positions within its Secretariat.
Advanced Degree in law or any related social science field with remarkable experience in research;
A minimum of 5 years experience in the legal research field;
Knowledge and experience in access to justice, rule of law, and human rights;
Ability to conceptualize and analyse complex material and present findings in a clear and concise manner;
Strong writing skills are essential;
Fluent written and spoken English with a strong working knowledge of French;
Experience working with standard IT packages: Word, Excel, PowerPoint, SPSS, etc.
Ability to use the Internet for research.
Advise LAF secretariat about research topics, priorities, and approaches;
Drafting research specifications and choosing how to collect data;
Cleaning and analyzing quantitative and qualitative data for the report and helping with the preparation of infographics and policy briefs;
Contribute to developments in surveys, including online survey systems, and perform data output and statistical analysis;
To provide direct supervision and coordination of research projects, surveys, and data collection;
With the support from the LAF team, elaborate relevant research
tools to be used in research;
Organize training sessions for research teams including data clerks on relevant research tools;
Ensure quality and consistency in the application of the tools during the entire period of research projects;
Conduct a qualitative and quantitative analysis of data with the participation of field data collection clerks;
Prepare research and survey reports to be validated by the Legal Aid Forum.
Interested Candidates should send a CV, 2 references, a letter of motivation, a copy of the degree(s), and relevant Certificate(s) to LAF offices addressed to the Executive Director: P.O.Box 5225 at Kimihurura, KN 14 AV, KG 668 ST electronically to firstname.lastname@example.org