Background: Scofield Associates is expanding its program activities in 2021, within the new annual goal of “Development Challenge Engagement” (#Dev-Chall-Enga-2021). Our focus is on the refugees, by engaging on new research and encouraging new partnerships. We are currently seeking consultants for an anticipated research project scheduled to last for 9 – months focusing on providing advice to a development partner on new programs, rapid research and general advice for refugee projects in Kenya.

Objective: The objective of the assignment is to offer remote support development partners Nairobi with technical advice in the later stages of identification of a programme. The process will also include the formulation and finalization of a support programme and underlying programme documentation.

Duration of the Work: The duration of the contract shall be for a maximum of 9 – months. As a consultant, the candidate will represent Scofield Associates as part of a consortium of individuals who will work closely with the partner for the task, and will from time to time submit, and share the progress of activities as agreed.

Duty Station: The consultant will undertake a mix of in-country and distance mode of working (home based and Kenya) based on the agreed work-plan and methodology.

Required Expertise and Qualifications:

  • A PhD / degree in Law, Criminology, Human rights, Political Science, Development Study, Humanities or any other relevant discipline.

  • At least 5-7 years of prior work experience in dealing with refugee issues especially in Kenya.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in undertaking research especially in the area of refugee programming.

  • Evidence of research work and programming focusing on refugee work in Kenya.

  • Demonstrated experiences and skills in facilitating stakeholder/working group consultations.

  • Relevant regional and international experience will be an added advantage.

  • Demonstrated knowledge and experience in developing SOPs especially in the area of refugee programming.

  • Be able to work within short timelines.

Required Documents: To be part of the roster, please submit the following:

1. Profile of the consultant (max 1 page) explaining why they are the most suitable for the work.

2. Relevant Program and Research Experience (max 2 page).

3. Your most recent CV.

4. Availability.

5. Your daily rate.

Submission Details: Please send your submission to: with : “REF: 29/01012021 REFUGEE TASK-RESEARCH HUMAN RESOURCE ROSTER” as the subject line, by 1700hrs on the 1st of February 2021.