Indepth Research Services (IRES), a Nairobi-based training and consultancy organization, is hiring seven employees to offer technical training and education services to individuals and organizations working in the agriculture, climate change and environment; disaster management; and other areas.

The seven Learning Advisor positions are for experts in:

  • Research, Data Management and Statistics Institute
  • Project Management, Monitoring and Development Evaluation Institute
  • GIS, Remote Sensing and Earth Observation Institute
  • Agriculture, Food Security and Rural Development Institute
  • ICT for Development (ICT4D) and Mobile Technologies
  • Development and Humanitarian Work Capacity Building Institute
  • Governance, Leadership and Management Institute

Responsibilities include:

  • Design and develop training programs (outsourced or in-house)
  • Creation or modification of required training modules guided
  • Choose appropriate training methods per case (simulations, mentoring, on the job training, professional development classes etc.)
  • Market available training opportunities to organizations and provide necessary information
  • Conduct sector wide needs assessment and identify skills or knowledge gaps that need to be addressed
  • Use accepted education principles and track new training methods and techniques
  • Design and prepare educational aids and materials
  • Assess instructional effectiveness and summarize evaluation reports determining the impact of training on learners’ skills and how it affects KPIs
  • Partner with stakeholders and liaise with matter experts regarding instructional design
  • Maintain updated curriculum database and training materials records
  • Manage and maintain in-house training facilities and equipment
  • Development and analysis of training assessments
  • Ability to manage varying classroom sizes
  • Determine additional training strategies based on data or observation
  • Provide consistent and developmental feedback to clients
  • All other relevant duties assigned

Applicants must have:

  • Knowledge of Public Service in Kenya
  • Proven working experience in coordinating multiple training events in a corporate setting
  • Extensive knowledge of instructional design theory and implementation
  • Adequate knowledge of learning management systems and web delivery tools
  • Proven ability to complete full training cycle (assess needs, plan, develop, coordinate, monitor and evaluate)
  • Familiarity with traditional and modern training methods and techniques
  • MS Office proficiency
  • Advanced organizational skills with the ability to handle multiple assignments
  • Strong communication skills
  • Excellent interpersonal skills to interact with all levels (client, sales, program managers, supervisors, and agents)
  • Previous training assessment and evaluation experience
  • Project management skills required.

The jobs require:

  • Relevant First Degree (bachelor’s) in the respective Institutes. Relevant masters degree will be an added advantage.
  • Working knowledge of Research and Statistics, Agricultural Economic, M & E, Project Management, ICT & Mobile Technology or any other relevant Social Science related background in the respective Institutes
  • Minimum of two (2) years work experience in a related field/position especially in an Institution of Higher Learning.
  • A working knowledge in Sales & Marketing, preferably product/business development.
  • Research and data analysis skills (qualitative and quantitative).
  • Statistical analysis skills will be required
  • Teaching/training experience will be required
  • Proficient in any or several of the following software: EPI INFO, STATA, QGIS, ArchGIS, SPSS among others

Send applications to by 24 January. Use the job title as the subject line in your application email.



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