Research Assistant

Job Description

Title: Research Assistant

Company Name: Norwegian Refugee Council, Bangladesh

Vacancy: 1

Job Location: Cox's Bazar (Ukhia)

Employment Status: Contractual

Experience Requirements:
∎ Na

Job Responsibilities:
∎ Adhere to NRC policies, tools, handbooks and guidelines
∎ Ensure proper filing of documents and forms
∎ Communicate with programme beneficiaries
∎ Collect data and disseminate information within the affected communities
∎ Record data accurately
∎ Produce preliminary data and analysis

Additional Requirements:
∎ Experience from working as an Enumerator or a Research Assistant in a humanitarian/recovery contextE
∎ Experience from working in dynamic and complex environments
∎ Documented results related to the position's responsibilities
∎ Some knowledge of English (Desirable)
∎ Good knowledge of Rohingya Dialect and/or Local Dialect
∎ Knowledge of local issues in Cox's Bazar District

∎ Competitive Daily Wage

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ We welcome applications from qualified and interested candidates, particularly local candidates, from the Cox's Bazar area. Candidates are encouraged to apply early, as applications may be screened prior to the vacancy deadline. Female candidates are strongly encouraged to apply.

Application Deadline: 11 Nov 2020

Company Information:
∎ 28 Oct 2020
∎ Norwegian Refugee Council, Bangladesh
∎ Business : An estimated 905,000 Rohingya refugees currently reside in Cox`s Bazar, Bangladesh, over 700,000 of whom fled extreme violence in Myanmar in late 2017. They reside in refugee camps, which are among the most congested camps in the world, with limited access to basic services, including adequate sanitation, healthcare, livelihoods and education.
The refugees have put an immense strain on the Bangladeshi`s living in Cox`s Bazar, however, despite the challenges, the Bangladeshi communities were the first to respond when the Rohingya arrived and generously continue to host the refugees, and many of the local communities are now also in need of support.
NRC has been present in Bangladesh since 2016, working through partnerships with local NGO`s. We have since scaled up our presence in Bangladesh, obtaining legal registration in November 2018, allowing us to better respond to the Rohingya influx. Alongside our partners, we provide assistance to refugees and local communities through Education programming and Information, Counselling and Legal Assistance (ICLA) activities.

Category: NGO/Development

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