Job Vacancy: Programme Officer – Research Uptake

Job Ref:  PO/RU/01

Open to:  Kenyan Nationals

Application Deadline:  7th January 2022

Application Requirements:  CV and Completed Job Application Form

Working as part of the African Cities Research Consortium (ACRC) Uptake and Communications team, the Programme Officer – Uptake, is responsible for supporting and delivering research uptake activities in ACRC to help raise the profile of ACRC’s work and enhance its potential for impact. The role will particularly focus on supporting city and national level uptake work across the focus cities and proactively engaging with regional organisations and stakeholders.

In line with the ACRC research uptake strategy, the post holder will proactively seek opportunities to promote ACRC’s research and uptake activities that support the use of research evidence by policy-makers, practitioners, community members, and other key stakeholders. Developing key relationships and networks (both internal and external) are essential to the successful delivery of duties and responsibilities.    

While based in Nairobi, the role will proactively support partners and activities across the partnership, especially those seeking to achieve uptake of research in ACRC focus cities. The role will be line managed by the ACRC Uptake Director (based at PASGR) and will coordinate closely with ACRC uptake staff at The University of Manchester on a day to day basis.

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