Political Consultant/Analyst

at Farsight Africa Group
Published March 29, 2022
Location Nairobi, Kenya
Category Administration  
Job Type Full Time  


The objective of this assignment is to map out situations related to hate speech, relevant institutional and other stakeholders, ongoing initiatives and related legal and strategic framework.


Under direct supervision of the Project Manager, the Consultant will be expected to deploy a robust team of experts/ networks/ entities who will collaborate in implementing this assignment.


Duties and Responsibilities


Provide a detailed list and curriculum vitae of the team that will support the assignment

Analysis of institutional setup related to hate speech, national and international legislation and guidelines

Recommendations for interventions based on the analysis

Stakeholders' mapping in the area of hate speech

Evidence gathering should be done through desk research and interviews where applicable



Fluency in English and Swahili

Ability to adhere to strict timelines and ensure quality deliverable

Displays cultural, gender, religion, race, nationality and age sensitivity and adaptability

Builds strong relationships with clients, focuses on impact and result for the client and responds positively to feedback

Required Skills and Experience


Holder of Bachelor’s degree in social sciences, Journalism, Information technology or Data Analysis or related fields

Minimum of 5 years of working experience on forensic research, data analytics, audits, cyber crime and open-source investigations techniques

Demonstrated knowledge of tracking tools of digital and social media spaces

Track record of contributions and achievements on countering hate speech, cyber-crime

Additional certification in forensic research, online governance regulations and/ or data analysis are highly desirable

Knowledge and demonstrated experience in countering misinformation, disinformation and countering hate speech as well as forensic and investigations techniques

Minimum 2 years of experience working in non-profit organizations


How to apply


Interested applicants are requested to submit their applications by sending a duly completed CV and a cover letter by email.

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