Samuel Hall is always on the lookout for independent and highly adaptable individuals. Find out more below:

Vacancies

All applications for current and on-going recruitment should be sent in the following format, unless stated otherwise:

  • Cover letter describing how your skills and experience would match Samuel Hall’s vision and strategy (please attach cover letter in a separate PDF file labelled ‘CL – Full name of applicant’). All applications for current and on-going recruitment should be sent in the following format, unless stated otherwise:
  • CV in a separate PDF file labelled ‘CV – Full name of applicant’
  • Three relevant writing samples
  • The subject line should clearly express which position you are interested in and the country (especially for current vacancies)
  • Email to careers@samuelhall.org

 

Samuel Hall is an equal opportunity employer. Applications that do not follow the required format will not be considered. If you have not been contacted within two weeks of the closing date, consider you have not been shortlisted for the position. 

 

Operations Director

Samuel Hall is seeking an experienced and professional Operations Director (OD) to join its team for a full-time position based in our Nairobi (Kenya) Office. The OD is a newly established role within Samuel Hall and is expected to support the general management of Samuel Hall globally. The person will be an integral part of the Senior Management Team of Samuel Hall and will be required to frequently travel to country-offices as part of their work.

  • Application deadline extended:  30 April 2017
  • Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis
  • Full job description available here

 

Project Manager – Better Migration Management

Samuel Hall is seeking an experienced and professional Project Manager (PM) to join its team for a three-year position. The position will be to support the management of a three-year research and implementation project aimed at improving awareness about safe migration and alternative livelihoods to individuals and communities in selected locations in the Horn of Africa. This will be achieved by working with Government representatives, Non-Governmental Organisations (NGOs) and Civil Society Organisations (CSOs) operating in the countries of origin and transition for migrants.

  • Application deadline:  24 April 2017
  • Interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis
  • Full job description available here

 

Academic Researcher/Project Manager – Migration and Displacement Pillar

Samuel Hall is seeking an experienced and professional Researcher with a proven academic record to join its Migration and Displacement Pillar for a full-time position based in our Nairobi office. Researchers have the opportunity to apply their research skills by leading research projects in Africa, and globally across Samuel Hall’s areas of operation in Asia, Africa and Europe. Researchers work on desk reviews, key informant interviews, and conduct extensive fieldwork with implementers and beneficiaries to collect data and analyse results. Researchers also contribute to the strategic development of the Migration Pillar by applying for grants and proposals, attending international conferences, and participating in the dissemination of our research. There is a strong potential for in-country and international travel.

  • Application deadline extended to 1 April 2017
  • Full job description available here.

 

Policy Researcher/Project Manager – Migration and Displacement Pillar

Samuel Hall is seeking an experienced and professional Project Manager with extensive experience in migration-related policy to join its Migration and Displacement Pillar for a full-time position based in our Kabul or Nairobi office. Researchers can apply their research skills by leading research projects across Samuel Hall’s areas of operation in Asia, Africa and Europe. Researchers work on desk reviews, key informant interviews, and conduct extensive fieldwork with implementers and beneficiaries to collect data and analyse results. Furthermore, they contribute to the strategic development of the Migration and Development Pillar by applying for grants and proposals, attending international conferences, and participating in the dissemination of our research. They create linkages with a network of policy makers, practitioners and other actors to enhance outreach and impact. There is a strong potential for in-country and international travel.

  • Application deadline extended to 1 April 2017
  • Full job description available here.

 

Researcher/Project Manager – Children and Youth Pillar

Researchers can apply their research skills by leading research projects across Samuel Hall’s areas of operation in Asia, Africa and Europe. Researchers work on desk reviews, key informant interviews, and conduct extensive fieldwork with implementers and beneficiaries to collect data and analyse results. Furthermore, they contribute to the strategic development of the Children and Youth Pillar by applying for grants and proposals, attending international conferences, and participating in the dissemination of our research. There is a strong potential for in-country and international travel.

  • Application deadline: 1 April 2017
  • Full job description available here.

 

Research Assistant (Internship Programme)

Research Assistants (RAs) have the opportunity to apply their research skills in on the ground. RAs conduct integral components of research projects, including desk reviews, key informant interviews, and extensive fieldwork with implementers and beneficiaries to collect data and analyse results. There is a strong potential for in-country and regional travel.

Applicants must be pursuing their Master’s degree or be recent graduates. Samuel Hall is currently recruiting research assistants for the following areas:

 

On-Going Recruitment

If none of the current vacancies fully suits you, please have a look at Samuel Hall’s on-going recruitments for several positions from internships to expert consultants. Only short-listed applicants will be notified.

Project Manager

In charge of research, analysis and management, Project Managers execute and oversee all aspects of a project for the public or private sector unit, in close collaboration with field teams and directors. Candidates need to demonstrate strong analytical and writing skills, as well as a commitment to working in challenging situations.

Project Officer

In charge of research, analysis and coordination, Project Officers execute numerous aspects of a project in close collaboration with a more senior researcher. Candidates need to demonstrate strong analytical and writing skills, as well as a commitment to working in challenging situations.

External Consultant

Responsible for providing proven geographic, technical or sector-specific knowledge in support of research projects, External Consultants bring not only their decades-long experience but also the assurance of having all assets on board for a successful deliverable. If selected, you will be added to Samuel Hall’s internal roster and asked to update your details and availability routinely. If you would like to be added to the roster, please fill-in the survey. 

PhD Programme

Samuel Hall plans to start a PhD programme that will offer on the ground experience for PhD candidates. Accepted applicants will learn how to collect quantitative and qualitative data directly in the field that complies with international research standards. Further information coming soon.