Kimpact Development Initiative (KDI) is a youth-focused nonprofit, nonpartisan, nongovernmental organization that inspires citizen-led democratic and economic development that is fixed firmly on the principles of participation, data-driven advocacy, strong democratic institutions, and public policies.

KDI uses in-depth research, capacity development, and data-driven advocacy with a bottom-up approach that focuses on individual attitudinal change amongst citizens as well as a systematic change in policy and practice towards a more supportive environment for citizen-led development. 

Job Description

  • Design, develop and implement study procedures, creation of datasets for analysis and ensuring data quality and confidentiality
  • Research and collects data through widely accepted research techniques and procedures.
  • Prepare research ethics application, data sharing agreements and study progress reports
  • Analyze research data, interpret results, synthesizes information, prepare manuscripts and presentations
  • Conduct literature searches and maintain citation databases
  • Schedules, organize, and reports on the status of research activities.
  • Plans and modifies research techniques, procedures, tests, equipment, or software management.
  • Writes and edits materials for publication and presentation.
  • Meets with the Head of Department regularly to maintain ongoing communication regarding the quality of the assistant’s performance.
  • Performs other related duties as required.

Job Requirement

  • Must be at least 18 years and not above 35 years
  • At least 2 years of working experience required in social research, information synthesis, and Analytical Reporting, advertising, promotion or other communications methods
  • Excellent analytic and interpretive skills
  • Superior writing and communication skills, including the ability to contribute to presentations, grant proposals and manuscripts
  • Proficiency with appropriate analytic software and tools
  • Ability to work effectively in an interdisciplinary team environment with minimal supervision
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office products and bibliographic software (EndNote)
  • Demonstrate strong attention to detail
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including the ability to work with staff at all levels, interact with external partners.
  • Excellent organizational skills, including the ability to effectively handle multiple tasks simultaneously in a deadline-driven environment
  • Ability to take direction and work independently, taking the initiative within areas of responsibility
  • Positive attitude and ability to adjust to changing priorities and growing responsibilities

Method of Application

Applicants should send their application letters and current Curriculum Vitae (CV) to on or before July 3, 2020


  • Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
  • KDI is an equal opportunity employer; women and people with disabilities are particularly encouraged to apply.

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