Research Associate-II , based in Dhaka- Bangladesh

Job Description

Title: Research Associate-II , based in Dhaka- Bangladesh

Company Name: Ipas Bangladesh

Vacancy: --

Location: Dhaka

Experience:
∎ At least 5 years

Published: 17 Apr 2024

Education:
∎ Masters in statistics/ applied statistics/ public health or in related field.
∎ Masters in statistics/ applied statistics/ public health or in related field.

Requirements:

Additional Requirements:
∎ 5+ years of experience conducting research and evaluation in sexual reproductive health and gender equity programs.
∎ Strong management skills, including experience in research administration, supervision of field staff, coordination of field work, and communication among global and national staff and partners.
∎ Strong quantitative research experience including demonstrated ability in the data collection, management, analysis and presentation of both quantitative and qualitative data.
∎ Strong data analysis skill in statistical computer packages (Stata, SPSS) including cohort data is desired
∎ Experience in developing and designing research protocols, tools and questionnaires.
∎ Demonstrated ability in word processing, spreadsheet (Excel), database development using app (Commcare, ODK collect), PowerPoint presentation and qualitative packages (Dedoose, NVivo).
∎ Strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Bangla.
∎ Ability to frequently travel to study sites for supervision, monitoring, follow up/survey.
∎ Ability to work as an effective team player.
∎ Strong interpersonal skills
∎ 5+ years of experience conducting research and evaluation in sexual reproductive health and gender equity programs.
∎ Strong management skills, including experience in research administration, supervision of field staff, coordination of field work, and communication among global and national staff and partners.
∎ Strong quantitative research experience including demonstrated ability in the data collection, management, analysis and presentation of both quantitative and qualitative data.
∎ Strong data analysis skill in statistical computer packages (Stata, SPSS) including cohort data is desired
∎ Experience in developing and designing research protocols, tools and questionnaires.
∎ Demonstrated ability in word processing, spreadsheet (Excel), database development using app (Commcare, ODK collect), PowerPoint presentation and qualitative packages (Dedoose, NVivo).
∎ Strong written and spoken communications skills in English and Bangla.
∎ Ability to frequently travel to study sites for supervision, monitoring, follow up/survey.
∎ Ability to work as an effective team player.
∎ Strong interpersonal skills

Responsibilities & Context:
∎ Provide technical support during implementation of Research activities, including data collection, data management and documentation, and results reporting.
∎ Assist in study design, ethical approval, implementation, data analysis, reporting, and administrative support for operations/intervention research to test program models.
∎ Ensure quality control and consistency with Ipas global standards for RM&E
∎ Contribute to document preparation for donors and other stakeholders, including data and narrative inputs
∎ Train staff in RM&E data collection and processing
∎ Maintain regular and ongoing communication with technical and program unit staff in Ipas headquarters office and partner NGOs.
∎ Actively monitors the progress of research activities, including supervision of field teams and coordination with partners
∎ Develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators, administrators, funding agencies, and/or regulatory bodies.
∎ Organize technical advisory group meetings and workshop for dissemination of RM&E findings, both internally and externally, report preparation
∎ Carry out other duties as requested.
∎ Ipas is a nonprofit organization working with partners around the world to advance reproductive justice by expanding access to abortion and contraception. We aim to build sustainable abortion ecosystems that address all factors impacting a person’s ability to access abortion—from individual health knowledge to social and community support, to a trained health workforce, to political leadership and supportive laws. In Bangladesh Ipas works since 2011 and from its inception in the country we work closely with the Ministry of Health and Family Welfare to ensure that women and girls can enhance their sexual and reproductive health via affordable, safe, respectful, and comprehensive abortion and contraceptive care. Ipas works throughout the country- in rural settings, in urban areas and in humanitarian settings.
∎ Ipas Bangladesh is seeking applications from hardworking, sincere, and cheerful individuals for the following position.
∎ Key Responsibilities
∎ A. Technical Assistance
∎ Provide technical support during implementation of Research activities, including data collection, data management and documentation, and results reporting.
∎ Assist in study design, ethical approval, implementation, data analysis, reporting, and administrative support for operations/intervention research to test program models.
∎ B. Research Implementation Support
∎ Ensure quality control and consistency with Ipas global standards for RM&E
∎ Contribute to document preparation for donors and other stakeholders, including data and narrative inputs
∎ Train staff in RM&E data collection and processing
∎ C. Coordination Activities
∎ Maintain regular and ongoing communication with technical and program unit staff in Ipas headquarters office and partner NGOs.
∎ Actively monitors the progress of research activities, including supervision of field teams and coordination with partners
∎ D. Reporting and Documentation
∎ Develops and maintains records of research activities, and prepares periodic and ad hoc reports, as required by investigators, administrators, funding agencies, and/or regulatory bodies.
∎ Organize technical advisory group meetings and workshop for dissemination of RM&E findings, both internally and externally, report preparation
∎ Carry out other duties as requested.
∎ Employment Status: Full time for one year with scope of renewal upon satisfactory performance and availability of funding.
∎ Click here to download details JD: https://hotjobs.bdjobs.com/jobs/ipasbd/JD-109.docx

Compensation & Other Benefits:
∎ Provident Fund
∎ Festival Bonus
∎ Gratuity
∎ Health Insurance Coverage, including spouse.
∎ Life Insurance
∎ Professional development opportunities
∎ Ipas Bangladesh will offer an annual salary of BDT 1,030,560.00 and other benefits as per organizational policies.
∎ Benefit includes:
∎ Provident Fund
∎ Festival Bonus
∎ Gratuity
∎ Health Insurance Coverage, including spouse.
∎ Life Insurance
∎ Professional development opportunities

Employment Status: Contractual

Job Location: Dhaka

Read Before Apply:

Interested and qualified candidates should send their CV/Resume including at least two professional references, as well as a 'Cover Letter' stating the suitability for the position to [email protected] Before applying, please write the position name in the subject line. Only short-listed candidates will be called for the interview. Any form of persuasion in the selection process will automatically disqualify the candidacy.



Apply Procedure:

Email your CV:
∎ Send your CV to the given email [email protected]

Company Information:
∎ Ipas Bangladesh
∎ Eureka Saleha Palace (C2 Second Floor), House # 2F 1-3, Mymensingh Road, Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000
∎ Ipas is an international NGO with a mission of reducing maternal deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion and improving women?s reproductive health and rights. Founded in 1973, Ipas works in 15 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The international headquarter of Ipas is based in North Carolina, USA. Ipas has started working in Bangladesh in July 2011.

Address::
∎ Eureka Saleha Palace (C2 Second Floor), House # 2F 1-3, Mymensingh Road, Shahbagh, Dhaka-1000
∎ Ipas is an international NGO with a mission of reducing maternal deaths and disabilities from unsafe abortion and improving women?s reproductive health and rights. Founded in 1973, Ipas works in 15 countries in Africa, Asia and Latin America. The international headquarter of Ipas is based in North Carolina, USA. Ipas has started working in Bangladesh in July 2011.

Application Deadline: 23 Apr 2024

Category: NGO/Development

Source: bdjobs.com

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