Wasafiri is recruiting a CVE RRU Research Director (based Nairobi)


Mar 17


Wasafiri runs a Regional Countering Violent Extremism Research Unit (RRU) in East Africa. We are in search of a brilliant and professional Research Director who will be the guardian of the RRU’s research methodology and research processes, delivering high-quality, robust research products.

The RRU Research Director will lead on all aspects of the RRU’s methodology and research design to ensure that our research products meet the highest quality standards and are methodologically rigorous.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Leading on development and integration of the RRU’s methodology
  • Overseeing the design of RRU research tasks
  • Oversight and quality assurance of data collection, analysis and products
  • Development of RRU team member research capacity
  • Preparing and presenting research findings
  •  RRU representation as required
  • Wasafiri representation

Important notes on how to apply: Please download and read the Terms of Reference for full information and Application Form to apply. We are only able to accept applications which follow the guidelines set out in these documents.

Please also note we are a fast-growing consulting business, with an expanding portfolio of impactful work being delivered across the continent. As such, no single Terms of Reference can adequately cover the extent of possible responsibilities required of our staff members. We therefore place a premium on the flexibility of staff to proactively seek areas beyond their Terms of Reference to contribute to our growth and community.

TOR: ToR-RRU-Research Director-Apr2017

Application Form: Application Form-RRU-Research Director-Apr2017

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