Academic Writing Consultant – Nairobi – The Recruitment Hub

Job Description: Our client, a Consultancy firm in Nairobi, seeks to hire a thorough, organized, highly creative and competent academic writer who is able to brainstorm, create and transform ideas into words.

He / she shall be required to design proposals, draft concept notes and write reports for different projects.

Duties and responsibilities shall include but are not limited to:
Determine proposal concept by identifying and clarifying opportunities and needs; studying requests for proposal (RFPs); attending strategy meetings.
Meet proposal deadline by establishing priorities and target dates for information gathering, writing, review, and approval; entering and monitoring tracking data; coordinating requirements with contributors; contributing proposal status information to review meetings; transmitting proposals.
Gather proposal information by identifying sources of information; coordinating submissions and collections; identifying and communicating risks associated with proposals.
Develop proposal by assembling information including project nature, objectives/outcomes/deliverables, implementation, methods, timetable, staffing, budget, standards of performance, and evaluation; writing, revising, and editing drafts including executive summaries, conclusions, and organization credentials.
Improve proposal-writing results by evaluating and re-designing processes, approach, coordination, and boilerplate; implementing changes.
Update job knowledge by participating in educational opportunities; maintaining personal networks.

At least 2 years experience in writing proposals, concept notes and reports for various projects.
At least Diploma or Degree in Communication, Advertising or any other relevant field.
Candidate should be below 35 years of age.
Must demonstrate good research skills.
Must have exceptional command of the English language.
Must be able to express themselves fluently in English both orally and in writing.
Must be thorough in grammatical punctuations.
Should demonstrate excellent presentation and editing skills.
Should be able to work with tight deadlines.
Must be result oriented and a good time manager.
Should demonstrate good communication skills.

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CVs and cover letter to

Remember to include the above reference number in your application.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.

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