Research Assistant

Job Description

Title: Research Assistant

Company Name: Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)

Vacancy: 01

Job Location: Dhaka

Employment Status: Full-time

Educational Requirements:
∎ Minimum bachelor's degree in Development Studies, Economics, Statistics or other Social Science disciplines from any reputed university.

Experience Requirements:
∎ At most 1 year(s)

Job Context:
∎ Job Nature: Full-time (after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period)
∎ Job Location:
∎ Dhaka, Bangladesh
∎ The job may also involve occasional travel outside of Dhaka if required.

Job Responsibilities:
∎ The incumbent's main responsibilities include, but are not limited to-
∎ Assisting in the preparation of literature reviews, creation of research tools, data collection and analysis.
∎ Drafting research reports, policy briefs, concept notes, policy paper.
∎ Supporting coordination of enumerators and other research staff for field and remote research activities.
∎ Assisting the Research Team with various tasks, including transcription, translation, data entry, sample care, presentation preparation, etc.
∎ Drafting materials for submission to granting agencies and foundations.
∎ Supporting the Research and Creative teams to identify and produce data points, data analysis, and data visualization for donor reporting, special reports and other projects as needed.
∎ Assisting in organising IID's various knowledge-sharing events and liaising with donors and stakeholders.
∎ Managing various project deadlines.

Additional Requirements:
∎ 0 to 1 year of experience in the relevant field.
∎ Good writing skill in English is a must.
∎ Should possess excellent competency in basic computing, including MS Word and Excel.
∎ Good communication skill (written and oral) and ability to present findings, learning and best practices internally.
∎ Ability to pay attention to details, meet deadlines, maintain accuracy and confidentiality in performing responsibilities.
∎ Cultural sensitivity and ability to work in a team setting.
∎ Comfortable in conducting interviews using Zoom/Skype/Google Meet.

∎ BDT 20,000 during the probationary period BDT 30,000 after the satisfactory completion of 3 months probation period

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ As per organization policy.

Job Source: Online Job Posting.

Application Deadline: 10 May 2021

Company Information:
∎ 20 Apr 2021
∎ Institute of Informatics and Development (IID)
∎ Address : 19/5 Babar Road, Block B, Mohammadpur, Dhaka 1207
∎ Web :
∎ Business : IID ( is a public policy institute that promotes informed and inclusive development through evidence-based policy advocacy. IID is registered as a nonprofit organization in Bangladesh under Section 28 of the Companies Act 1994.

Category: Research/Consultancy