Social Research Coordinator

CIMMYT Nepal

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org.

Job Information

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    Duty Station Biratnagar
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    Type of Appointment Full time
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    No. of Openings 1 opening
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    Salary Negotiable / Monthly
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    Job Level : Mid-Level
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    Job Experience : 5+ years
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    Job Category Development & Project
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    Job Qualification : Master
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    Posted Date : Sep 12, 2022

Job Description

The International Maize and Wheat Improvement Center, known by its Spanish acronym, CIMMYT®, is a not-for-profit agricultural research and training organization with partners in over 100 countries. Please refer to our website for more information: www.cimmyt.org

Job: Social Research Coordinator 

Reference Number: N22162

Number: 1

Project: Transforming Smallholder Food Systems in the Eastern Gangetic Plain (Rupantar) Project

Location: Biratnagar, with regional travel anticipated.

Major duties and responsibilities: 

  • Assist with the implementation of project research activities including, but not limited to implementation of qualitative and quantitative research instruments.
  • Lead partner engagement with Rupantar partners and relevant stakeholders in the region;
  • Lead project implementation activities and monitoring of study communities.
  • Regular reporting and communication with regional team; and
  • Travel within the Rupantar study locations as per study mandate.
  • Perform any other tasks as assigned by the supervisor.

Required Qualification & Experience

  • Masters in relevant area such as social sciences, rural development in the context of development with at least 2 years post masters experience with field studies related to social science research, or
  • Bachelors in relevant area such as social sciences, rural development in the context of development with at least 5 years post undergraduate experience with field studies related to social science research,
  • Demonstrated experience in implementing open ended, semi-structured interviews and other qualitative research implements.
  • Experience working with government stakeholders and rural farming communities.
  • Fluency in English and Nepali (Maithali/Tharu preferred).
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, including gender sensitivity and ability to work in multi-disciplinary and multi-cultural teams.

How to Apply

Candidates must go through the link below and submit the application with detail information’s no later than September 30th, 2022.

https://cimmytrecruitment.wufoo.com/forms/n22162_social-research-coordinator/