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Mar 09

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Research Assistant

KENYA EMBASSY
3 RUE FREYCINET
75116 PARIS

TEL: +33 (0) 1 56 62 25 25
FAX: +33(0)147204441
Email: paris@amb-kenya.fr


JOB OPPORTUNITY

The Permanent Delegation of Kenya to UNESCO in Paris is looking for a Research Assistant in the following fields:
1. Culture/Communication
2. Social Science

Responsibilities

The Research Assistant will:
• Provide reliable research services to the Ambassador/ Permanent Delegate
and to Kenya Delegation UNESCO office.
• Provide accurate reports and data
• Provide specialized support services such as organization of meetings
• Attend meetings as assigned
• In consultation with the Ambassador/ Permanent Delegate, research, compile and write reports relevant to his/ her area of specialization.
• Liaise with the relevant external partners and clients as directed byAmbassador/ Permanent Delegate
• Head sub-committee relevant to specific assignments

Competencies

Candidate must have the following skills and competencies:
• Excellent communication skills
• Planning and organizing awareness
• Willing to work in a dynamic environment
• Initiative
• Team work
• Ability to work with minimum supervision
• Ability to meet strict deadlines
• Ability to conduct Web-based research
• Computer literate
• Fluent in both French and English
• Any other language an advantage

Education Background

• Hold a first degree in relevant field to the advertised position

Qualification and Experience

• An advanced degree may compensate for an additional year of experience
• 25-35 years old
• Proof of relevant experience

Permanent link to this article: http://www.kenyaembassyparis.org/research-assistant