Political Consultant / Analyst

  • Contract
  • Nairobi Kenya
  • TBD USD / Year
  • Salary: TBD
  • Closing date: 11 Apr 2022

Farsight Africa Group

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 to [email protected]

Only the short-listed applicants will be contacted