Research Network Manager Job at Right seat – Career Opportunity in Rwanda

Vacancy title:
Research Network Manager

[ Type: FULL TIME , Industry: Nonprofit, and NGO , Category: Management ]

Jobs at:

Right seat

Deadline of this Job:
05 October 2020  

Duty Station:
Within Rwanda , Kigali , East Africa

Date Posted: Friday, September 25, 2020 , Base Salary: Not Disclosed

The Kigali Collaborative Research Center (KCRC), an NGO based in Kigali, Rwanda, facilitates high standard and diverse research and innovations. It consists of affiliated researchers and sponsors who carry out projects promoting research and innovation in Africa. Projects are funded by domestic and international organizations that require support of the highest standards in order to be successful. This position oversees an international research project on a circular economy for plastic waste. It supports organizational administration, diligence, and reporting activities related to its regular operations. .

Duties and Responsibilities
The research network manager will handle the communications, scheduling, and coordination of research network events and meetings. They will assist the pursuit of an outreach strategy to new members, sharing informational material, and following up to ensure engagement. The role involves communications to existing academic and industrial research network members, and outreach to government, industrial, and civil society organizations.
This role includes responsibility for administration and organization of both regular project investigator collaboration meetings, and of outward facing research network events. Minutes of meetings, and circulation of such reports to relevant parties are included in these duties, along with sending electronic invitations, and following up participants.
The research network manager role also requires the compilation of periodic reporting information, maintenance of accounting records, and engagement with auditing professionals.

Job Skills: Not Specified

• Bachelor’s degree or certificate in relevant area
Desired Experience
• Office administration
• Accounting
• Marketing or Communications
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
• Adept in the use of e-mail, calendar scheduling, and videoconferencing
• Proficient in spreadsheet software such as Excel

Job Education Requirements: Not Specified

Job Experience Requirements: Not Specified

Work Hours: 8


Job application procedure
NB: The cover letter should explain your specific interest in and qualifications for this job. Note that this is expected to be a 40% part-time limited-term contract position. For those seeking more than 40%, you may apply simultaneously for a complementary part-time position: KCRC Project Coordinator. Lastly, only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.  

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