Research Specialist

Progress Inc

Progress Inc. specializes in research, monitoring and evaluations, assessments, capacity building and other managerial support (documentation review, training, data entry/analysis) to public, private and non-profit sectors in the social development sector. The organization works in various sectors including education, governance, livelihood, DRR, WASH, GESI and many more.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Kathmandu
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary 70000-75000 / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5 year
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    Job Category NGO | INGO | Charity
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : May 27, 2021

Job Description

Job Description

  • Lead a team of 4-5 researchers/juniors
  • Lead different projects; tool development, field work design, and lead report writer
  • Multi-task between projects
  • Prepare and manage project proposals
  • Monitoring and supervision of the project activities; able to communicate to clients
  • Visualize the mission and objective of company
  • Meet deadline/timeline of all work; ensure other team members do same
  • Assign desk review, literature review and other backend study as required
  • Conduct data collection through field visit for projects for verification. Should be comfortable traveling to remote areas and settling in communities, if required. Furthermore, should be comfortable walking for few hours everyday during field work, if required. Candidate should be flexible for field travel anytime in any situation as required.
  • Prepare/lead qualitative and quantitative instruments, survey, questionnaire, etc.
  • Facilitate training to participants
  • Consolidate and synthesize the data and information for quantitative and qualitative data analysis
  • Lead report writing and liaison with other team members; must be able to finalize the report
  • Prepare financial/budgeting plan for projects
  • Other as assigned

Required Qualification & Experience

Qualification & Others

  • Excellent report writing (An absolute MUST) and oral communication skills in English and Nepali
  • Minimum Master’s Degree in Development Studies, Anthropology, Sociology or similar that is relevant in the development sector
  • 4-5 years or more ACTUAL experience specifically in the field of M&E, and/or research in area of social development
  • Able to adamantly manage, motivate, and review the performance of a team (Important)
  • Experienced in data collection methods like survey, interviews, and group discussions
  • Good understanding of statistical data analysis packages – SPSS, STATA or other similar
  • MUST travel to rural areas of Nepal with basic amenities for projects
  • Able to multi-task handling different projects
  • Able to work efficiently within the stipulated deadline in a fast paced environment
  • Able to work independently with minimal to no supervision
  • Able to guide a small team and assign work effortlessly
  • Motivated to work as per need of the organization (Important)

NOTE: Please read the job description and requirements carefully prior to applying

How to Apply

Interested candidates are requested to submit their updated CV along with a sample report/writing (A full report or some part of a report written by the candidate herself/himself) to jobs.progressinc@gmail.com by June 3, 2021, with the subject title of the email as Research Specialist”.

Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted. No telephone inquiries will be entertained and any inappropriate recommendation will automatically disqualify the candidate from further processing.