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Junior Agricultural Researcher

Are you passionate about agricultural research?

Job Overview

Category : Research and Science
Experience(s) : 1-3 Year
Location : Nairobi
Job Type: Entry Level
Job Kind : Full Time
Highest Educational Level : undergraduate Degree
Salary :

Client Overview

Our client is a corporate finance firm focused on the food & agriculture sector and agri-technology whose strengths lie in the operational and hands-on agricultural knowledge of its partners and management who have the unique capability to transfer this expertise into practical and scalable opportunities to sustainably grow agricultural enterprises. Our client typically work with agricultural producers, business owners and investors across the agriculture value chain.

Job overview

Responsible for researching, analyzing, interpreting and presenting data related to markets, operations, finance/accounting, economics, customers, and other information related to the field they work in.

Duties and responsibilities

  • Analyze past results and perform variance analysis
  • Identify trends and make recommendations for improvements
  • Provide analysis of trends and forecasts and recommend actions for optimization
  • Identify and drive process improvements, including the creation of standard and ad-hoc reports
  • Use Excel functions to organize and analyze data
  • Create charts, graphs, and presentations for leadership teams
  • Develop recommendations to improve business operations going forward


  • Bachelor’s degree in any Agricultural related course or Statistics.
  • 1-3 years’ work experience in research writing preferably in the agricultural sector.
  • Experience and knowledge of data analysis, modeling and programming.
  • Comprehensive computer skills including database searching, Power Point, word processing, spreadsheet analysis and online research.

Skills and other competencies

  • Good with numbers
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to distill large amounts of information into specific takeaways.