Research Associate at International Potato Center

International Potato Center

Full Time
Posted 5 months ago

Research Associate

Employment Type: Full Time

Qualification: BA/BSc/HND

Experience: 6 years

Location: Nairobi

Job Field: Agriculture / Agro-Allied, Project Management, Research

About the Role:

The Research Associate will collaborate closely with the Agricultural Economist in the GBPP project and the Scientist, Agricultural Economist in Seed Equal Initiative to ensure the smooth and efficient implementation of projects and provide support for planned impact assessment activities.

Key Responsibilities:

Support the Agricultural Economist in the GBPP project by:

  1. Conducting stakeholder and market analyses
  2. Organizing expert elicitation workshops
  3. Organizing validation workshops and collaborating with potato experts
  4. Collecting secondary data for ex-ante foresight modeling

Support the Scientist, Agricultural Economist in Seed Equal Initiative by:

  1. Collecting primary/secondary data
  2. Reviewing existing peer-reviewed literature
  3. Conducting econometric analyses
  4. Writing research drafts, policy briefs, and communications


  1. Master’s degree in Agricultural Economics, Economics, or a related field with a minimum of 6 years of relevant work experience.
  2. Advanced proficiency in statistical research analysis.
  3. Advanced level of MS Office proficiency.
  4. Advanced written and oral communication skills in English.
  5. Excellent interpersonal and teamwork skills.
  6. Strong work ethic with the ability to handle multiple tasks effectively.
  7. Experience in the production and publishing of scientific papers.
  8. Knowledge or experience in GAMS will be an added advantage.

Method of Application:

If you are interested and qualified, please visit the International Potato Center website on to apply before 12th Dec 2023.

Job Features

Job CategoryAgriculture / Agro-Allied, Project Management, Research

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