Job Vacancy: Operations Associate – Field Office, Kenya
Deadline to Apply: 25th July 2018
Start Date: 1st September 2018
Duration: 1 Year (Renewable)
Eligibility: Position open to local Kenyan hires only
About Innovations for Poverty Action: Innovations for Poverty Action (IPA) is an international non-profit research organization dedicated to discovering and promoting effective solutions to global poverty problems.
IPA works in partnership with development partners and academic researchers to create and evaluate approaches potential solutions to poverty problems using randomized evaluations in the fields of health, education, microfinance, governance and agriculture.
We also mobilize and support these decision makers to use these solutions to build better programs and policies at scale.
About the Position: The Operations Associate under the general supervision of the Deputy Country Director and within the limits of Innovations for Poverty Action-Kenya policies and procedures, will provide operations management support to the IPA-Kenya Country office.
S/he will work more closely with project teams to facilitate forward-planning for projects’ operational needs in line with IPA’s overall strategic operations and ensure compliance and acquisition of the necessary research approvals and permits.
Below is a list of some of the general duties and responsibilities.
Duties and Responsibilities:
Research authorization and Immigration Compliance:50% – time coverage
1. IRB and other research approvals
3. Community Entry
Safety and Security Management:40%-time coverage
Other responsibilities:10%-time coverage
Qualifications and Experience:
Disclaimer: The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of the work being performed by the Operations Associate. The statements are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all possible duties, tasks, and responsibilities. Management reserves the right to amend and change responsibilities to meet organizational needs as necessary. Please note that IPA will never request any form of payment from an applicant. Applicants are encouraged to confirm the information listed above with IPA
Applications are invited from qualified persons for the above vacant position.
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