The African Institute for Development Policy (AFIDEP) is an international non-profit policy think tank whose mission is to translate and enable utilisation of research evidence in policy-making, primarily in the fields of population change and sustainable development; and health systems strengthening in Africa. We work to bridge the gap between research, policy and practice by enabling use of research evidence in decision-making aimed at addressing various development challenges in Africa. With our Head Office in Nairobi-Kenya and a branch office in Lilongwe-Malawi, we are seeking experienced and highly motivated individual to fill the position of Knowledge Translation Officer to be based either in our Nairobi or Lilongwe office.
This position mainly entails coordination and management of knowledge translation and capacity building programmes. The holder of the position will coordinate the implementation of research projects, contribute to advocacy for application of research finding in decision-making, and carry out scientific writing, proposal writing and dissemination materials. The candidate should possess a minimum of Master’s degree qualifications either in Population Studies (Demography), Education, Health Economics, Development Economics, Public Health, Policy Analysis or Science Communications, and a minimum of 5 years of relevant experience in research programme management, knowledge translation and policy engagement.
The candidate should possess a minimum of Master’s degree qualifications either in Population Studies(Demography), Education, Health Economics, Development Economics, Public Health, Policy Analysis or Science Communications.
The Application should be addressed to the Finance and Administration Manager.